An article explaining why .htaccess files should not be used to secure sensitive data. In many cases it is wrong to impose security restrictions using .htaccess files.
I needed a HTTP blocklist. Block and filter unwanted web HTTP traffic with blocklists, on both IIS and Apache webservers. Protect your website easily with this PHP blocklist class. Let’s create our own little HTTP filter.
In this post I’ll show you how to install Helicon Ape in Windows Server IIS and how to use .htaccess files for your website. Further this post describes some common uses of .htaccess files by PHP applications like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal or your own coded CMS, for example how to manage subdomains or redirect HTTP to HTTPS.
Here are 7 .htaccess snippets for you to secure your website, by using .htaccess as a kWeb Application Firewall (WAF). You can use this information to block exploits and rogue HTTP requests on your website.