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WP htpasswd

Descripcion

This plugin simplifies the life of WordPress users.
Now you can easily create an htpasswd file to improve security of your site.
Set and edit username and password, decide whether to enable or not the protection and the plugin will create a .htpasswd file and also add the necessary code to .htaccess file.
You can also enable or disable protection and choose to change the permissions of .htaccess and .htpasswd files’ and set those to 444. This improve your security.

Plugin available on GitHub.

Screenshots

  • Sample view of the plugin page.

Installacion

  1. Upload wp-htpasswd directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the « Plugins » menu in WordPress
  3. Now you have a new admin page « WP htpasswd », here you can set username and password or disable/enable the protection

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  1. Upload wp-htpasswd directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the « Plugins » menu in WordPress
  3. Now you have a new admin page « WP htpasswd », here you can set username and password or disable/enable the protection
Can I choose username and password?

Yes, you can.

Can I disable the .htpasswd protection?

Yes, checking the box « Enable » you can enable or disable the protection without loose username and password.

Can I edit manually .htaccess and .htpasswd or not?

Sure! The plugin add the code at the end of .htaccess between some tags, so if you do not edit this code you can add anything on file.

Reviews

13 març 2018
This plugin improve the security of your website during development. It’s perfect to protect your directory. Easy to install, very easy to create username & password. Good job!
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Contributors & Developers

“WP htpasswd” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.0

  • Release Date – 12 March 2018 *

1.5

  • Release Date – 15 March 2018 *

  • Bug fixing

  • Added a button to show / hide the password to reduce typing errors and make you more confident of the password.
  • In this version introduce option « rewrite permissions », this feature allow you to change the permissions of .htaccess and .htpasswd files’ and set those to 444. This improve your security.

1.6

  • Release Date – 25 March 2018 *

  • Bug fixing

  • Added a check about files permissions

1.7

  • Release Date – 27 March 2018 *

  • Bug fixing