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Lock a Directory on Your Instant Web Site

This tool may be used to restrict access to entire directories and sub-directories on your web site. Once you put this in place, only you will be able to access the files in the given directory. When others try to access it, the system will present them with a login and password panel, thereby denying access to all but you.

Please note that you only need to enter the name of the directory on your web site. The entire address is not necessary. For instance, if you would like to lock your images directory, you do not need to enter All you need to enter is


To lock your entire site up, please enter a period in the following field.

Please type in the name of the directory you would like to lock:

In order to ensure that only you can lock your directories, as soon as you press return in the above field, you will be presented with a login panel. Enter your login and password in that panel.


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