You can set a password to protect access to your WordPress website.
Anyone visiting a password-protected website must enter the valid
username and password to view the website content.
Password protection is useful in the following cases:
- The website is under development and you do not want anyone else to
- You want to show a demo version of the website only to certain
To protect a WordPress website with a password:
- Go to WordPress, choose the installation you want to protect with a
password, and then turn on “Password protection”.
- Create or generate a password. If desired, you can also change the
username (the installation’s administrator username is used by default).
- Click Protect.
To disable “Password protection”, turn it off.