An .htaccess file is a text file which features directives that tell a server how to act in specific situations. It needs to be put in the folder where these directives should be performed. Numerous script-driven apps use this type of a file to function properly - WordPress and Joomla, in particular. You can use this type of a file with custom content as well and do a lot of things - block an IP address, a whole network or certain Internet sites from accessing your site, set custom made error pages that shall appear rather than server-generated ones in case a visitor encounters some error on the site, direct a domain or a subdomain to a new web address, create a password-protected area plus more. With an .htaccess file, you shall have more effective control over your presence online.
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