This is a step-by-step process.
on the 'DIRECTORIES' tab.
NOTE: The term 'directories' is the same as a 'folder' on your Windows desktop.
you don't have any protected, or
this screen, firstly enter the
directory/folder you want to protect.
The header text can be anything of your choosing.
Enter the username for your passworded directory.
Now, click 'ADD'.
|Enter the password and click 'UPDATE'.|
you've created your user, click on 'UP
You should now see this screen showing the directory that is passworded/protected.
If the lock is open, this means the folder is within the non-secure area of your website (httpdocs).
If the lock is closed, the folder is within the secure area (httpsdocs).
in your browser, you can go to your
website with the passworded directory and
you should have this pop up box.
NOTE: In some browsers, if you have already typed in your username and password, you will not get this box each time you visit the website.
You have NOT created the actual directory/folder yet. You should now create the directory/folder either through your authoring tool (eg. Frontpage) or through FTP.