Questions #Tagged [.htaccess]

Questions: 4

What is the 403 Forbidden Error and how to resolve this error?

403 Forbidden Error is HTTP status code which means that you don't have permission to access the server for which you are trying to reach. Below are some of the examples of these errors:<br> <pre><xmp> HTTP Error 403 - Forbidden 403 forbidden request forbidden by administrative rules 403 Forbidden Access Denied You don't have permission to access Forbidden: You don't have permission to access [directory] on this server</xmp></pre> <p>This error occurs due to:<br><br> &#9679 Incorrect file or folder permissions<br> &#9679 Incorrect settings in the .htaccess file<br><br> Follow below steps in order to fix the 403 forbidden error:<br><br> &#9679 Check or reset/rename your .htaccess file<br> &#9679 Reset file and folder permissions<br> &#9679 Disable WordPress plugins<br> </p>

 

#.htaccess     #html     #error     #exception    

How can we force the domain to serve securely using HTTPS with an .htaccess file?

Once SSL certificate has been added to the domain, all visitors to the site can be forced to use HTTPS to ensure the website traffic is secure. Below code can be used in .htaccess file:<br> <pre><xmp>RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301,NE]</xmp></pre>

 

#.htaccess     #apache    

What is the significance of QSA in .htaccess file?

QSA appends to the internal scripting query string, and makes it the Last rewrite rule executed.<br> <pre><xmp>Example of .htaccess file: RewriteRule ^folder/([a-zA-Z-]*).html /folder/ab.php?id=$1 [QSA,L]</xmp></pre>

 

#php     #.htaccess    

What is .htaccess file? And in .htaccess how to rewrite url folder/file.php to folder/file?

An .htaccess file is a directory-level configuration file supported by several web servers. It is used for configuration of website-access issues, such as URL redirection, URL shortening, access control, customized error responses, cache control and more. <br> When a .htaccess file is placed in a directory which is in turn 'loaded via the Apache Web Server', then the .htaccess file is detected and executed by the Apache Web Server software. <br> Following code need to be written in .htaccess file to rewrite url folder/file.php to folder/file: <br><br> <pre> RewriteEngine On<br> RewriteRule ^folder/([^/]*)$ folder/file.php [L] </pre> <br><br> <p>Below is another variation where we can pass parameter in the url:</p><br><br> <pre>RewriteRule ^folder/file/([^/]*)$ folder/file.php?name=$1 [L]</pre><br><br> <p>The output of the above url will be something like this if the parameter we are passing in name as file-1:<br> websitename/folder/file/file-1</p>

 

#php     #.htaccess     #apache