- Login to cPanel.
- Locate and click on the "Password Protect Directories" icon under the "Security" category.
- A prompt will appear asking you where the directory is located at. The default option will work for most users.
- Select the specific folder you want to password protect.
- Enter the required information:
- Password protect this directory - Choose whether or not the directory is password protected.
- Name the protected directory - Essentially an alias for the protected directory.
- Click the "Save" button to update the directory settings.
- Enter authorization information to give a user access to the directory:
- Username - Create a username for the directory.
- Password - Select a password for the user to access the directory.
- Password (Again) - Confirm the user's password.
- Click the "Add/modify authorized user" button to save the user.
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