How to password protect your website or certain directories

To make it easier to get in touch with us, from the 24th of March 2016 all support tickets will need to be submitted from your Crucial Control Panel.

 

Step 1 - Log in to cPanel (click here for a guide) and click on Directory Privacy

 

Step 2 - Click on public_html

 

NOTE: If you want to only password protect a subdomain, subfolder or addon domain (eg: test.yourdomain.net.au or yourdomain.net.au/membersarea/ ) you can use this menu to navigate to that folder)

 

Step 3 - (1) Tick Password protect this directory (2) Enter a name for your reference (3) click Save

 

Now add a user and hit Save

 

That's all done!

 

Now when someone visits your site they will get this pop up before and content loads:

 

 

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