An .htaccess file is a text file which incorporates directives that tell a web server how to act in certain occasions. It must be put in the folder in which these directives should be performed. A lot of script-driven applications use this sort of a file to operate properly - WordPress and Joomla, for instance. You can use this sort of a file with personalized content too and do a lot of things - block an IP address, a whole network or certain websites from accessing your site, set tailor-made error pages which will appear instead of the server-generated ones in case a visitor encounters some error on the website, redirect a domain or a subdomain to a different web address, set up a password-protected area and more. With an .htaccess file, you shall have far better control over your presence online.

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