.htaccess is a small text file that's located either directly inside a domain folder or in a subfolder to inform the server how it must handle requests when an Internet site or a folder that's part of it is accessed. Lots of famous scripts such as Joomla™ and WordPress use an .htaccess file. If you get a lot of fake traffic to your site, for instance, you could block the access of particular IP addresses and third-party websites, or you can request the visitor to input a username and a password in order to view the content. You can also set up URL forwarding or use custom made error pages for your website, prevent other sites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, etcetera. An .htaccess file gives you much more control over your websites and the way they operate.
.htaccess Generator in Shared Website Hosting
If you acquire any of our shared website hosting
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