Speed Action – Require Authentication

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You can now temporarily secure a webpage or certain links with a username and password in order to add an extra layer of security.

This is especially useful in Development Environments where you don’t want Search Engines to index your website/page or for /admin sections.

In order to enable the SPEED Authentication rule, head over to the SPEED section.

You can use the example below to create your new rule:

Additional conditions can be added to pop-up the Authentication Prompt to certain areas of your website.

path begin_with /example

After you add the rules and temper the values as needed, proceed to Add Rule & Apply Configuration. 

The rule will automatically become Enabled and it will shortly take effect on your server.

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