Apache .htaccess for website password authentication

Quick notes… the ones that you are probably forgetting if you’re not using it….

Go inside your website folder website

Create a .htaccess file with the below content

Make sure the permissions are set correctly:

Then, create the user and the password:

Please note that the -c is to “create” the file. If you want to add other users, just remember to remove that flag or the file will be overwritten

In the VirtualServer section, make sure to have this:

Restart apache and… it should work 😛