A .htaccess (hypertext access) file is a directory-level configuration file supported by several web servers, used for configuration of site-access issues, such as URL redirection, URL shortening, Access-security control (for different webpages and files), and more.

We recommend using this tool only* when is completely necessary. We recommend requesting the assistance of an expert when updating this page.

If you are editing this page, we suggest for you to save the information on a .txt file so you can add it back later if necessary.

While this tool can be very useful, it is also very dangerous indeed.

Editing your HTACCESS File may render your website inoperable.

The only way to resolve damaging issues is to restore system defaults which will cause you to lose any customized settings.