• Log into cPanel
  • Go to the Files section and click on the Directory Privacy icon


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  • Select the directory you want to password protect and then you will see the Set Permissions screen appear. Here you can provide a name for the folder you're trying to protect.


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  • Next, click on the checkbox labeled Password protect the directory. Makes sure you have a name for the folder you are going to protect.


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  • Click on Save in order to save the name you have entered for the directory and option to password protect the directory.


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   Next create a user to access the protected directory



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  • Click Save in order to save the user that you have edited.