.htpasswd and .htaccess generator: .htaccess example
The .htaccess file is an ASCII file and can have several purposes, such as protecting your directories.
Example of an .htaccess file to protect a directory:
AuthName "Restricted Access"
The .htaccess file is placed inside the protected directory.
If the webserver is running on a Windows environment the AuthUserFile will look like: C:/home/vhost/yourdomain.com/path/.htpasswd