.htaccess password protection

If you ever wanted a specific directory in your website to be protected with a password, htaccess is the correct solution!

There are various methods to password protecting directories and files of your website, some server language based such as ASP, PHP, PERL and client side based, such as JavaScript. JavaScript is not as secure or foolproof as a server-side option, a server side challenge/response is always more secure than a client dependent challenge/response. htaccess is about as secure as you can or need to get in everyday life, though there are ways above and beyond even that of htaccess.

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