Using .htaccess authetication in a non directory environment

Posted October 22, 2017 911 views

Ive written an html (CSS) front end with a lot of JS to generate pages on an embedded controller that has an apache server.
I want to use the .htaccess authorisation to control access to various pages, but as it is all JS generated I’m not sure how to implement it. I know normally you would just create a htaccess in each directory, but this time, no directories.
Can someone guide me as to how to use the authentication system inside my JS?
PS - i’m pretty new to all this type of coding, although not new to coding in general.

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Hi @congo181,

The .htaccess authorization used with Apache does not provide a function that lets you block access to certain pages unless you provide a user and a password, as far as I’m aware.

The Apache authorization is used on a directory rather than on files. I’ll recommend trying to find another solution instead of using this one.