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How to block regular users from getting to my admin page.

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2014-06-28 3:14 pm EST

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My admin control panel is
I don't want any regular users from the internet guess this admin url and try to messup my site.
Is there a way I can block those regular users and only aloow me and my other administrators on this admin url link? Like any permissions/firewall rule I can setup? Now any one can access this link from the internet.
Please help.

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2014-06-28 4:01 pm EST

Yes there are couple ways that you can limit access to your admin page. You could either restrict access to the /admin folder by your IP address by adding this to your .htaccess file:

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/admin
RewriteCond %{REMOTE_ADDR} !^123\.123\.123\.123$
RewriteRule .* - [F,L]

Or you could password protect your directory.

Please let us know if you had any further questions at all.

- Jacob

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