How can I password protect an entire Website?

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2011-08-16 8:35 pm EST
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Is it possible to password protect an entire site? So users have to login in order to view the site and its contents?

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bradm
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2011-08-16 9:02 pm EST
Hi DCadmin,

Yes, it is possible to password protect an entire website!

Password Protecting your Main Domain
Your website files are within your public_html folder, so you'll want to password protect the public_html directory itself.

Password Protecting an Addon Domain
Addon domains are generally located in public_html/domain.com. To password protect an addon domain, you'll need to password protect the "domain.com" folder.

How do I Password Protect a Directory?
To password protect a directory, you'll use the "Password Protect a Directory" feature within cPanel. For more help with doing this, please see:
How to Password Protect a Directory

I hope this helps! Be sure to let us know if you have any further questions.

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- Brad

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