Saturday, July 15, 2023

What Is The htaccess File

 A file with the HTACCESS (Hyper Text Access) extension is an Apache Access Configuration File

These are text files used to invoke an exception to the global settings that apply to the various directories of an Apache website. 

Another common use for this file is for pointing to an HTPASSWD file that stores credentials preventing visitors from accessing that particular directory of files

Working with the .htaccess file

You can access, view and edit the .htaccess file through cPanel File Manger or our preferred method is with a FTP program and a good Text Editor such as Note Pad++. Remember this file always starts with a period

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