HTACCESS file format description
Many people share .htaccess files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .htaccess file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .htaccess files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.htaccess - Apache htaccess File
HTACCESS file is an Apache Htaccess File. The Apache HTTP Server is web server software notable for playing a key role in the initial growth of the World Wide Web.
- .htaccess file format description:
- HTACCESS format
- Apache HTTP Server
- Configuration files
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- Apache htaccess File related links:
- Apache htaccess File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .htaccess file extension. Even harmful programs can create .htaccess files. Be especially cautious with .htaccess files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .htaccess file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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