An .htaccess file is a text file that includes directives that tell a web server how to behave in particular occasions. It must be put in the folder in which these directives should be performed. A lot of script-driven applications employ this sort of a file to function efficiently - WordPress and Joomla, for example. You can use such a file with customized content as well and do a lot of things - block an IP address, an entire network or certain Internet sites from accessing your site, set tailor-made error pages that will show up instead of the server-generated ones in case a visitor encounters some error on the site, redirect a domain or a subdomain to another 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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