Generate a .htpasswd password for Apache

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Create your passwords with this .htpasswd generator for Apache and nginx. Just enter your password and the tool will encrypt it ready for inclusion in .htpasswd . You can also override the salt generated by this tool by providing it manually.

htpasswd Apache converter
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Once you have hashed your password, you need to add your username and save it in a file called .htpasswd . Each line is for a user following this specification: username:password_hash. For example: testuser:$apr1$kan2dc94$Xfi6nlAR7C.9LfQLTjDLi0

You can find more information about the .htpasswd file usage looking at the Apache authentication or the nginx authentication


The input string encoding is expected to be in UTF-8. Different encoding will result in different hash values. Unicode is considered best practices.