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Apache Password Protect


Protect wp-admin folder and the wp-login.php file of HTTP password


  • Admin configuration screen.
  • Chrome browser screen.



  1. In your WordPress administration, go to the Plugins page;
  2. Activate the Apache Password Protect plugin;
  3. Go to the Apache protect page and configure it.
  4. Done!

If you find any bugs or have any ideas, please mail me! 😉


  • PHP 5.1 or above
  • WordPress 3.5.1 or above


I lost access to the console after installing your plugin. What do I do?

Do not worry. Open the .htaccess and wp-admin/.htaccess files via ftp and and delete everything between the lines: “# Apache Password Protect start” and “# Apache Password Protect stop”.


March 3, 2017
Plugin helps to avoid unexpected attemps to login without stressing other defence plugins. Works great!
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Contributors & Developers

“Apache Password Protect” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Change log


  • Added password generator
  • Small fixes


  • First version