35 .htaccess Hacks for Web Developers

A htaccess (hypertext access) file is a simple but powerful ASCII file which allows you to improve your website’s security, reduce bandwidth and increase usability. It can be created through a simple text editor such as Notepad and allow you to make quick changes to the apache web server configuration without having to restart apache. The ‘.htaccess’ itself is simply an extension with no file name. This makes it hidden on almost all web servers.

In this post there are 35 .htaccess hacks, you can use to optimize and speed up your site.