.htaccess tips and tricks

Friday, 13 October 2006, 7:10 PM EST

Usually, when you host a website on a shared server, you are not provided any rights or access to modify the main configuration file (http.conf or apache2.conf depending on the OS on which the webserver runs) of the apache webserver. So you are severely constrained about changing the parameters of the web server (called server directives) and have to rely exclusively on the systems administrator manning the remote server.

This is where the .htaccess file has its use. By creating this hidden file in the root folder (or any sub folder) of your website, it is possible to set/unset almost all the server directives that can be set in the apache main configuration file.

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