Hide Git Directories With Mod Rewrite

Last modified: 
Thursday, April 9th, 2015


Htaccess rule to prevent access to hidden files and directories from prying eyes. This is especially useful for .git repositories which may contain sensitive information or expose code vulnerabilities. Requires mod_rewrite.

  RewriteEngine on
  # Block access to .hidden files and directories.
  RewriteRule "(^|/)\." - [F]


This is taken from the Drupal default .htaccess file.

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