Password Protecting your website with .htaccess and .htpasswd

If you are running your own website sometimes you may find it necessary to password protect a portion of your website to have an extra layer of security. Maybe you have some downloads you do not want the general public to get to. Maybe you just have some pages you would like to keep fairly private. If you are using Linux and Apache this is can be done pretty easy using .htaccess and .htpasswd. Continue Reading »