.htaccess is a small text file that is located either directly in a domain folder or in a subfolder to guide the server how it has to address requests when a site or a folder which is part of it is accessed. A lot of widespread scripts like Joomla and WordPress use an .htaccess file. If you get a lot of fake traffic to your site, for example, you could block the access of particular IP addresses and third-party websites, or you could request the guest to enter a username and a password to be able to see the content. You could also set up URL redirecting or use personalized error pages for your Internet site, prevent other sites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, etc. An .htaccess file offers you significantly more control over your Internet sites and the way they work.

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