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How to Password protect a directory on your website

You can password protect folders in your account without having to deal with the hassle of .htaccess. To password protect a directory in your site, log in to CPanel. From there, click on the button labeled Password Protect Directories:

On the next page, a list of all of the folders in your site will appear. Click on the one you wish to protect.

On the next page, there should be a text box labeled "Protected Resource Name".

In that, type what you want to appear on the password prompt that opens up when a user tries to access the directory.

Now at the bottom of that page, enter a username and password that you wish to use to access the directory. You may also add additional users if you wish.

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