Secure the wp-admin with .htaccess file

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This post forms part of the video on securing the wp-admin folder on our WPZA Youtube channel.

 

The code below is to be copied into a .htaccess file and then uploaded to the wp-admin folder on your server.

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# Apache 2.4
<IfModule mod_authz_core.c>
Require all denied
Require ip xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
</IfModule>

# Apache 2.2
<IfModule !mod_authz_core.c>
Order deny,allow
Deny from all
Allow from xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
</IfModule>
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Secure the wp-admin with .htaccess file
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Secure the wp-admin with .htaccess file
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By just placing a simple file in the "wp-admin" folder you can easily protect the folder from everyone on the internet, while still allowing some users access to the WordPress Admin.

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