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Are the two files .htaccess and robots.txt interchangeable for different sites.

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can i use the same .htaccess file and the same robots.txt file for different websites?
Or does the text in those files have to be modified?
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Those files can have a mix of generic and site-specific commands. The generic ones can be transferred, the site-specific ones need to be altered.
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They would only be interchangeable if the sites were exact replicas (file/folder names). If there were any 'domain' related rules in the htaccess, those would need to be updated.
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thanks for your input
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