Last update : July 25, 2013
.htaccess is a very ancient configuration file that controls the Web Server running your website, and is a very powerful configuration file. htaccess is sometimes called “HyperText Access” because of its ability to control access of the WWW’s HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) using Password Protection, 301 Redirects, and much much more.
The AskApache website offers a lot of tutorials, tricks and hacks for webmaster and online tools related to .htaccess.
.htaccess tips and tricks are available at the corz.org website.