Tuesday, August 21, 2007

What is .htaccess?

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On a daily basis we get customers asking us what .htaccess is.
.htaccess is an ASCII text file. If you have visited our web hosting dictionary, you are probably aware that ASCII stands for American Standard Code for Information Interchange. The file has no name, just an extension. The extension is .htaccess. This file must be uploaded to your folder in ASCII mode (not binary). A user can place commands one line at a time that will change the behavior of the site. A .htaccess file allows you to password protect folders, change the default document, redirect users, etc.
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