htpasswd Detection on Flywheel Staging and Pre-prod for WP Umbrella
Struggling with htpasswd not being detected on your Flywheel staging or pre-prod environments? 🤔 That's because Flywheel handles htpasswd a bit differently than other hosting providers, and we might not know the exact directory where your htpasswd is stored. But fear not, we've got a handy solution!
Prerequisite: a website hosted on Flywheel protected by htpasswd, where WP Umbrella is installed.
Completion time: 5 minutes.
Steps to Follow 🚀
Understanding the htpasswd Issue with Flywheel Staging and Pre-prod 🎯
Flywheel's unique approach for handling htpasswd can sometimes lead to issues with detecting the location of your htpasswd file in staging and pre-prod environments. But don't worry! We have a simple fix ready for you. 🛠️
Forcing htpasswd Detection with a PHP Filter in Staging and Pre-prod Environments 💡
By adding a PHP filter, we can force the detection of htpasswd. Simply add the following line of code to your theme's functions.php file:
This small line of code effectively lets WP Umbrella know that there's an htpasswd file in place, even if its exact location isn't detected.
There you have it! With that tweak, you've successfully forced htpasswd detection on your Flywheel staging and pre-prod environments. But if you're still facing any issues, don't hesitate to reach out - we're here to assist! 🚀
Remember, we're always here to help you get the most out of WP Umbrella, even in your staging and pre-prod environments.