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.htaccess Tutorial - Directives You Need to Know - #71

Published: August 23, 2021 | DevDrawer

Estimated Reading Time
2 minutes
Video Duration
39:25 minutes

If you do not use WordPress or another PHP framework, you may have found yourself wanting to do server directs or remove PHP or HTML extensions. In this tutorial, I will go over how to use the .htaccess file to do just that.

If you are a PHP developer, these are the .htaccess directives you need to know.

00:00 Intro

01:06 What Is An .htaccess File?

02:29 Create An .htaccess File

03:53 Remove PHP or HTML Extensions

11:45 WWW or Non-WWW Redirects

16:04 SSL Redirect

18:16 Custom Error Pages

21:12 Missing Page, Index Redirect

25:14 Password Protecting Files and Directories

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