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Generating bcrypt .htpasswd passwords using PHP

In my previous post we saw how to generate .htpasswd file using crypt and apr1-md5 algorithm in PHP. However, now there is a more secure BCRYPT algorithm that can be used since apache 2.4 for passwords in .htpasswd. In this post we will generate .htpasswd file using the BCRYPT algorithm in PHP.

How to generate passwords for .htpasswd using PHP

In my earlier post about .htaccess I had described about authentication using .htaccess and command to generate .htpasswd file. However, when we want to add passwords for many users that method will take too long, since we will have to add passwords for each user one at a time. However, there is an easier way …

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more .htaccess tips

In my previous post .htaccess tips I had started with what is .htaccess file and some things that can be done using it. In this post I’ll cover more about .htaccess files. Topics Covered: Directory index file Redirection Preferred domain (www or non-www) Redirect old site to new site Redirect all files in a directory …

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.htaccess tips

Topics Covered: What is .htaccess file? When to use .htaccess file? Disadvantage of using .htaccess file Authentication using .htaccess file Custom Error Document Allow/Disallow Directory Listings What is .htaccess file? .htaccess file is used on Apache Web Server to make configuration changes on per-directory basis. This file contains the configuration directives and are applied to …

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