WP Similar Basic Auth

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Protect WordPress admin page on similar Basic Auth without .htaccess.

Author:256hax (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:5.0
WordPress version tested:5.7.2
Plugin version:0.1.1
Added to WordPress repository:07-01-2020
Last updated:29-05-2021
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Plugin URI:https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/wp-simil...
Total downloads:1 271
Active installs:70+
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Attackers trying to breakthrough WordPress admin page. Basic Authentication helps to prevent attacks.
But some case it can’t modify .htaccess or ssl.conf.

This plugin is useful for servers where prohibition modify Apache conf(.htaccess) or Nginx conf(ssl.conf).
Protect WordPress admin page on similar Basic Auth. It doesn’t need .htaccess or ssl.conf.


  • Auth log in with User Name and Password.
  • Customization title and message in Login page.


This plugin doesn’t replace Basic Authentication. If you can modify .htaccess or ssl.conf, I recommend using that. See differences running layer.

Running Layer

Fronts-end (ex: CSS, Javascript)
Application Plugin <- This plugin
Application (ex: WordPress)
Programming language (ex: PHP)
Middleware Web (ex: Apache, Nginx) <- .htaccess Basic Authentication
Middleware DB / OS