The "Request a password for a folder" recipe provides a straightforward solution for website owners seeking to enhance security by restricting access to specific folders on their sites. This recipe is particularly useful when confidentiality or sensitive information resides in a designated directory. By implementing Basic Authentication, it ensures that only authorized users with the correct login credentials can access the protected folder.

Why Install SecureFolder Access?

Enhanced Security: Protect sensitive data and resources by restricting access to a designated folder, adding an additional layer of security to your website.

Confidentiality Assurance: Keep confidential files, documents, or development environments secure from unauthorized access, safeguarding your digital assets.

Controlled Access: Administer access rights with a simple username and password setup, allowing only authorized users to enter the protected folder.

How It Works:

Configuration: Website owners define a unique login and password combination within the recipe configuration page, tailoring access to their specific needs.

User Experience: Visitors attempting to access the protected folder are prompted with a standard Basic Authentication dialog, requesting valid credentials for entry.

Fail-Safe Mechanism: Failed login attempts trigger an authentication failure response, ensuring unauthorized users cannot bypass the protective barrier.

User Interaction:

Visitors: Users attempting to access the secured folder encounter a login prompt, requesting the specified credentials.

Authorized Users: Those with the correct login and password seamlessly access the protected content without disruption.

How to install this recipe on my website with

Installing this recipe on your website requires the following steps:

  1. Define the login and password: In the form below, input the desired login and password for the Basic Authentication.
  2. Click on the "Install on my website" button: Execute the installation process by clicking the "Install" button. This action creates the necessary rules for Basic Authentication in "Draft" mode.
  3. Review the created rules: Review the created rules to make sure that they match your requirements. If necessary, you can edit the rules before publishing them on your website.
  4. Publish on your website: Finalize the installation by publishing the rules on your website, instantly fortifying the designated folder with Basic Authentication and restricting unauthorized access.