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There are currently 7 names in this directory beginning with the letter H.
Home Directory
A cPanel account's highest-level directory that contains all the files and directories used by websites managed by the account. Files placed in a home directory are not viewable online unless they reside in the public_html directory. The exception to this is if you create an Addon or Sub Domain and set the Document Root outside the public_html directory.

The unique, human recognizable name by which a server will be known across the Internet. For example, Please note that a server's hostname is distinct from your domain name.

A file that resides in a specific directory, and contains configuration information applying to that directory. The .htaccess file may also contain authentication instructions.

HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)
The language in which most pages on the World Wide Web (WWW) are written.

A file that resides in a specific directory, along with an .htaccess file. The .htpasswd file contains encrypted password information when authentication has been set up for the directory.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
The method (protocol) for transferring data over the internet. This requires a HTTP client program on one end and a HTTP server program on the other end. HTTP is the most important protocol used on the internet.

The configuration file for the Apache web server. More information about httpd.conf can be found here.
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