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hello all. i am somewhat of a NooB when it comes to server side site adjustments, but i was curious as to how i would configure a sites directory to restrict viewers from viewing content that doesn't need to be accessed? I ran across a few things pertaining to Apache, but I am at a lost as to where to start. I am using bluehost.com as my server and i'm just trying to restrict access to certain folders in my directory. Thanx for any help.

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In your Control Panel, you would need to find something that pertains to Directory Protection, and you can simply add a Username and Password protection to the folders.

If the directorys dont contain any .html files, you can simply put a blank index.html file in there and when the directory is accessed, it will just show a blank page.
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