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Re: Pword protection

Discussion in 'Web Design & Development' started by Deon555, Jan 22, 2006.

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  1. Deon555

    Deon555 Thread Starter

    Jan 18, 2006
    Hi all,

    I have a site [a subdomain] listed with 50webs.com - a free internet hosting place.
    i was wondering if someone could give me step-by-step instructions on how to install a .htaccess and .htpasswd

    Thanks Guys,

  2. namenotfound


    Apr 30, 2005
    Well, first you need to find out if 50webs allows .htaccess files. Not all webhosts do (most paid hosts do, but not all. And considering it's a free host, probably not).

    Just create a file called ".htaccess" and upload it to your ROOT directory. That's it, once uploaded the code in that file takes action (if allowed to run by the webhost)
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