HTACCESS file extension

Below you'll find information on
1
known file type that uses the .HTACCESS file extension.


1.
HTTP Access Configuration File
Extension Added: November, 1st 2010
Last Updated: November, 1st 2010

Category:Configuration Files
Popularity: (Very common)
Configuration file mainly used on the Apache webserver. These .htaccess files (standing for HTTP access) contain a list of instructions that over-ride the default access settings at directory level.

These files are plain-text formatted so can be edited by most text editors.

Some of the things a .htaccess file may perform include password protecting a folder to redirecting visitors from one page to another.

Windows
Notepad++
Mac OSx
jEdit
Unix (Linux etc)
jEdit