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Thread: .httaccess

  1. #1
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    guys, i need to protect a page called "admin.php"

    wat can i add to my .httaccess which is in the same directory to protect it?

  2. #2
    Registered User
    just use sessions to password protect it....I wouldnt bother with changing .htaccess

    a simple script
    if(isset($_POST['username'] && isset($_POST['password'])){
    if($_POST['username'] == 'admin' && $_POST['password'] =='admin'){
    $_SESSION['logged_in'] = 'yes'

  3. #3
    It's actually easier to use htaccess than PHP, though I'd recommend using edit:/[the] latter.
    Last edited by hl; January 26th, 2008 at 12:08 AM.
    got pwnt?

  4. #4
    Registered User
    yeh im just trying to create good coding practices

  5. #5
    the best coding practice is the fastest and most secure one.

    (and truth be told I still have a hard time conceiving the hold session thing )

  6. #6
    If you are gunna use htaccess the filename is ".htaccess" exactly.
    I noticed you spelt it with two t's.
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  7. #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by alexgeek View Post
    If you are gunna use htaccess the filename is ".htaccess" exactly.
    I noticed you spelt it with two t's.
    sry.... i meant to say t, im still not getting a definite answer... wat exctly do i do with the htaccess file? i dont want to mess around with the php file...

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