Search The Hostwinds Guides Knowledge Base

Creating and Editing an .htaccess File

Since you’re reading this article you may need to create or edit an .htaccess file, however you may also be wondering what an .htaccess file is. An .htaccess file is a configuration file specifically to be used in tandem with the Apache web server. It can allow you to customize things such as how a … Read More…

What is an .htaccess File?

The .htaccess file is a configuration file, specifically used by Apache based web servers, to help manage certain functionality associated with files/folders directly tied to your website. Short for Hypertext Access, when a .htaccess file is present in a directory Apache will load this file and any applicable rules that are defined in the file. … Read More…