How To Create Apache htpasswd file

This just simply outputs what you need a username and password that can be used to authenticate from .htaccess

htpasswd -nb user password
user:Gnb6uE9Lp4gt2
 

If you want to write it straight to a file

htpasswd -cb /tmp/somefile.pw user password

How To Use This In .htaccess

AuthUserFile /tmp/somefile.pw
AuthName GetLost!!
AuthType Basic

#make sure you require a user!

require valid-user 

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