File sharing


i would like to create a password protected file in my site that i can have users access media files, and am a little confused as to how to do it.

should i create a subdomain or use htaccess feature? Or something else entirley? this out of my area of knowledge.


You can do either. You can password protect a single file, a single directory, or a whole domain or subdomain.

I haven’t used the htaccess feature in the Web Panel, but I’ve heard that it does exactly what you want. Have you tried it out yet?

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And don’t forget the caveat about not posting copyrighted material that’s not yours to give away (even in password protected directories). Someone always jumps in to remind users who want to share files about this point in the Terms of Service.