This simple basic authentication feature is useful in cases where you would like to share a website that is still under development with only certain outside parties.

Conditions and Restrictions 

  • This feature is available on Tier 2 plans and above.

  • The simple basic authentication function is valid for the entire public static site. It cannot be used to exclusively authenticate specific pages.

  • Please note that this  authentication does not give access to  your Shifter dashboard.

  • Only one password will be issued automatically. This password  cannot be changed.

  • Authentication is controlled by the Shifter CDN. There will be a delay of several minutes when starting or stopping  this setting before it takes effect.

How to enable/use 

1. Navigate to the [Live] section of your website on the Shifter dashboard.

2. Navigate to [Basic Auth] page under Live menu

3. Click the toggle switch to enable BASIC Authentication.

4. Copy issued username and password under "Basic auth login info" section

5. Back to [Overview] then, click [URL] and access your site.

6. The website asks user name and password to proceed access.

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