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Can I have password-protect folders on my website?

You can upload a .htaccess file in the directory for protection. This file contains instructions for the web server. In addition you should upload a file that contains the encoded passwords.

You can use the .htpasswd generator to create these files.

This site provides a clear explanation of the options and structure of .htaccess and password files.
You must change .htaccess in order to refer to the correct .htpasswd.

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