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How to open .HTACCESS file extension?

File Type : Apache Access Configuration
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .HTACCESS file extension?

.HTACCESS file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
Configuration file used by an Apache Web server that provides instructions for different directories of a website; "htaccess" is short for HTTP access, which is the protocol used for transmitting Web pages. The .htaccess file can used to perform several important functions such as: Define the index page of a directory (i.e. "index.html" or "index.php") Specify the 404 (Page not found) error page Perform 301 or 302 page redirects Deny access from specific IP address or other websites Restrict access to certain directories and pages Execute MOD_REWRITE instructions The .htaccess file is always named ".htaccess" and does not include a filename before the dot. It is placed in the root directory of a website and is processed by the Web server each time a Web page is accessed. The Apache .htaccess Tutorial includes additional information about how and when to use .htaccess files.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .HTACCESS files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Apache Web Server
  • Microsoft Notepad
  • Other Text Editor
  • Other Text Editor
  • Apache Web Server
  • Vi
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Other Text Editor
  • Apache Web Server
  • MacRabbit Espresso
  • MacroMates TextMate