.htaccess is a small text file that is placed either directly in a domain folder or inside a subfolder to inform the web server how it should address requests when a site or a folder which is part of it is accessed. Numerous widespread scripts like Joomla and WordPress use an .htaccess file. If you get loads of fake traffic to your site, for instance, you can block the access of specific IP addresses and third-party Internet sites, or you can request the visitor to input a username and a password to be able to view the content. You can also set up URL redirecting or use custom made error pages for your Internet site, prevent other websites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, and so forth. An .htaccess file shall give you far more control over your websites and the way they work.

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