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HTTP Basic Auth

Description

With this plugin you can protect your WordPress installation with Basic Auth. Basic Auth can use custom password or WordPress users login data.

This plugin protects all dynamically generated content: posts, pages, archives, etc. Basic auth does not protect static content like images, scripts and CSS files.

You can protect: admin area (wp-admin), login page and frontend area.

Installation

You can install this plugin like any other WordPress plugin.

  1. Download and unzip the latest release zip file.
  2. Upload the entire plugin directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  3. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress Administration.

You can also use WordPress uploader to upload plugin zip file in menu Plugins -> Add New -> Upload Plugin. Then go directly to point 3.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

You can install this plugin like any other WordPress plugin.

  1. Download and unzip the latest release zip file.
  2. Upload the entire plugin directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  3. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress Administration.

You can also use WordPress uploader to upload plugin zip file in menu Plugins -> Add New -> Upload Plugin. Then go directly to point 3.

Contributors & Developers

“HTTP Basic Auth” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Interested in development?

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Changelog

1.0.12 – 2018-05-04

  • Changed slug to http-basic-auth

1.0.11 – 2018-05-04

  • Added tags

1.0.9 – 2018-05-03

  • New contributor: WP Desk

1.0.8 – 2018-05-03

  • Some cosmetics fixes

1.0.7 – 2018-05-02

  • Added tests

1.0.4 – 2018-05-02

  • Fixed notices

1.0.3 – 2018-05-02

  • Added admin bar login info

1.0.2 – 2018-05-02

  • Some cosmetics fixes

1.0.0 – 2018-05-01

  • Initial Release!