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    What is an .htaccess file and how to use it?

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    What is an .htaccess file and how to use it?

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    This question was answered in a previous post. Not sure of the link but if you search you will find it.


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    .htaccess is a configuration file for use on web servers running the Apache Web Server software. When a .htaccess file is placed in a directory which is in turn 'loaded via the Apache Web Server', then the .htaccess file is detected and executed by the Apache Web Server software. These .htaccess files can be used to alter the configuration of the Apache Web Server software to enable/disable additional functionality and features that the Apache Web Server software has to offer. These facilities include basic redirect functionality, for instance if a 404 file not found error occurs, or for more advanced functions such as content password protection or image hot link prevention.

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    It can also be used in WordPress to increase the memory limits.

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    - .htaccess is a configuration file for use on web servers running the Apache Web Server software.
    - When a .htaccess file is placed in a directory which is in turn 'loaded via the Apache Web Server', then the .htaccess file is detected and executed by the Apache Web Server software.

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    The htaccess file is a configuration file which is used on Apache based web servers to control many features of the server. The first thing you need to do is find out if your host actually lets you edit htaccess files. Because of security problems which can arise, many hosts stop their customers from editing it the .htaccess file. Therefore you should check the Frequently Asked Questions area of your host to see if you have permission to edit the file.


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