How to set up password-protected directory in Plesk

 

1.Find which directory is the Document Root directory for the domain at Plesk > Domains > example.com > Hosting Settings > Document Root:

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2. Navigate to Domains > example.com > Password-Protected Directories add the required directory that is located inside Document Root (relative path without httpdocs should be added):

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In case it is needed to protect the whole website, specify "/" in the Directory name field.

3. To add a user to a password-protected directory:

Go to Websites & Domains > Password-Protected Directories. Click the desired password-protected directory(for example /test), and then click Add a User. Type in the username and password, and click OK.