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HTTP Auth

Description

Enabling this plugin allows you to set up HTTP Authentication on your site. You can easily set username and password for HTTP Authentication.

This plugin helps:

  • Secure your admin pages from the Brute attack.
  • Restricting crawler to crawl on your site while development.
  • Restrict admin pages after being your site Live.
  • Easy to activate or deactivate HTTP Auth without deactivating plugin.

Bug reports

Bug reports for HTTP Auth are welcomed on GitHub. Please note GitHub is not a support forum, and issues that aren’t properly qualified as bugs will be closed.

Installation

This process defines you the steps to follow either you are installing through WordPress or Manually from FTP.

From within WordPress

  1. Visit ‘Plugins > Add New’
  2. Search for HTTP Auth
  3. Activate HTTP Auth from your Plugins page.
  4. Go to “after activation” below.

Manually

  1. Upload the http-auth folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate HTTP Auth through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to “after activation” below.

After activation

  1. Go to the plugin settings page and set up the plugin for your site.
  2. You’re done!

Reviews

1 лістапада, 2017
Great to see such a plugin available. Works like a charm and has more options than I thought. I appreciate that!
23 лістапада, 2016
Generating .htaccess and .htpasswd by hand is pain. This little plugin does that Admin UI is okay It’s simple Source code is GPL2 and is short enough, I reviewed it and found no tricky things I’d better uninstall it when site goes live
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Contributors & Developers

“HTTP Auth” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Interested in development?

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Changelog

1.0.0 – July 28, 2023

* Fix WPCS issues

Earlier versions

* For the changelog of earlier versions, please refer to the separate changelog.txt file.