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How to Set the PHP Version per Folder?

Do you have a single domain or wish to use different PHP versions per folder? Do you have an installed PHP 5.x software in a folder/blog and want to use a PHP 7.x instead? If so, you can do this using cPanel and the .htaccess file. 1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the […]

How to restrict directory access by IP address?

To secure your admin area from hackers, we recommend that you allow access only from a selected IP address to your admin directory. You need to create a .htaccess file in the directory where you want to restrict access to specific IP addresses. For example, if you have a WordPress blog installed on your main […]

How to ban any IP Address via .htaccess?

If someone is trying to hack your website or you want to block their IP Address, you can add this line to your .htaccess file. order allow, deny deny from IP-ADDRESS allow from all Replace “IP-ADDRESS” with the IP Address you want to block.

How to disable directory browsing using .htaccess?

For security purposes, we recommend that you disable directory browsing on your website so no one can see the files/folders of your website. You can disable Directory Browsing by adding this line to your .htaccess file. Options -Indexes

How to protect your .htaccess file?

For security purposes, we recommend you to prevent access to your .htaccess file from unauthorized access. Add this code to your .htaccess file: # .htaccess protection order allow, deny deny from all satisfy all  

How to create a user-friendly URL using .htaccess?

If your website is using long URL like example.com/files/folder/sitemap.html, you can change it into “example.com/sitemap” in .htaccess Modify this line according to your needs and then add this code to your .htaccess file. RewriteEngine onRewriteRule ^sitemap/$   /files/folder/sitemap.html [L]

How to redirect a page to another page or website using .htaccess?

If a page on your website no longer exists and you want to redirect it to your new page or site, then you can use the .htaccess file for redirection without waiting. Redirect from a page/directory to another domain or the main domain: Redirect from a specific page to a domain:RewriteEngine onRedirect 301 /mypage.html http://example.com […]

PHP error: Allowed memory size of x bytes exhausted

If you are getting an error like “Allowed memory size of… in file /directory/folder/yourscript.php“, then you can use a .htaccess trick to resolve this problem. If this error does not go away even after applying this .htaccess code, you should contact us, and we will help you. Place this code in the .htaccess file of […]

How to Edit .htaccess File via the cPanel Filemanager?

1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the Files section, click on File Manager Icon.  3. cPanel File Manager will be open, select the appropriate domain name or folder location, and press the Go button. 4. Navigate to the directory where your .htaccess file is located. If you want to edit the .htaccess file […]