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Can I Add Multiple Users at Once?

Sure can! Go to Users > Add Multiple Users and type one username-password combination per line. The username and password should be separated by a comma, colon, or space. If you'd...

Can I Change the Appearance of the Website Access Manager Login Box?

It's actually not possible to change the appearance of the login box that appears when a user tries to access a page protected by Website Access Manager. This is because the program is powered...

Can I Create a Logout Feature?

It’s totally possible to create a logout feature for your website! First, you have to understand a bit about how Website Access Manager works. This program uses .htaccess files for password...

Can I Generate New Passwords For All My Users?

Yes you may! First, select all your users by going to Users > Select All or using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+A . Next, go to Users > Generate New Password(s) . A window will appear...

Can I Import Users From CoffeeCup Password Wizard?

Yep! Just go to File > Import and select Import users from CoffeeCup Password Wizard . Next, click the File icon to browse your computer for the desired Password Wizard file. When...

Can I Use Website Access Manager on a Windows Server?

Website Access Manager cannot be used on Windows-hosted servers. Because .htaccess files are only compatible with Apache and Apache-compatible servers (including lighttpd and EhttpD). Although you...

Chapter 1: Getting to know the Website Access Manager Workspace

Website Access Manager can do some many things for your website that it is hard to mention them all. Here you will find a basic layout of the Workspace in WAM. Wam Workspace...

Chapter 2: Behind the Scenes of Website Access Manager

In order to effectively use Website Access Manager, it’s necessary to understand how the software and the underlying process work. Looking for detailed but easy-to-understand information...

Chapter 3: New Profile Wizard Walkthrough

When you first open Website Access Manager, you will be prompted to create a new profile. The first step checks to see if your server is compatible with the program. Because .htaccess only works...

Chapter 4: General Overview

In this walkthrough, we’re going to cover how to create and edit users, and then how to grant and remove access to parts of your website. Step 1: Adding a user Step 2: Adding...

Chapter 5: Working with Redirection Settings

Custom Error Pages You can use one of the included themes or make one of your very own. To add your own custom theme click the Create New Theme button and enter your theme name....

Chapter 6: Importing Users

Yep! There are several ways to import users into Website Access Manager. Import from your computer Import from the web Import from your Server Import from...

Chapter 7: Automatic Upload and Backup Scheduler

The Scheduler has some cool features that allow you to automatically upload and backup your website profiles. Just select the Enable Automatic Uploading and Enable Automatic Backup...

Does Website Access Manager Work Over SFTP or SCP?

At this time, Website Access Manager only works with the FTP protocol running on port 21. SFTP and SCP run on port 22, so they are not compatible with the program. Because Website Access...

Does Website Access Manager Work With Microsoft FrontPage?

If you're using Website Access Manager to password protect your website, you may experience issues installing Microsoft FrontPage. This is because Website Access Manager uses .htaccess...

Export to Shared LockBox File

Exporting your account information to a Shared LockBox File is an easy process, and we provide a few different options for you. A Shared LockBox file is a file that allows you to send login...

How Can I Track Which Users Have Logged in and What Pages or Files They Accessed?

Information about which users are logging into the protected areas of your website can be found in your web server access logs. Contact your hosting provider to see if you can use access logs...

How Do I Add Custom Error Page Themes I Have Downloaded From the CoffeeCup Theme Store?

Follow these steps to install your error page themes: Download your themes from your Orders and Downloads page . Open Website Access Manager. Click the Error Pages...

How Do I Back Up My Databases in Website Access Manager?

Backing up your files frequently is always a good call — you never know when a backup might come in handy. If you wish to back up your files for security purposes or to use your saved...

How Do I Block Certain Users From My Site?

So there's a certain user who keeps spamming your website, or a range of IP addresses that causes nothing but trouble, and you want to make sure they can't access your website. No...

How Do I Configure My FTP Settings in Website Access Manager?

In order to properly use Website Access Manager, you must be connected to your server via an FTP connection. You can set up your FTP connection in Step 2 of the New Profile wizard or by...

How Do I Configure the E-mail Settings in Website Access Manager?

Note : You should use the e-mail account provided by your e-mail provider, such as youraccount@comcast.net or youraccount@aol.com . Other accounts, including Hotmail, Yahoo!, and Gmail, may...

How Do I Edit Error Page Themes?

If you know HTML and CSS, you're fully equipped to edit the error page themes you can add to your site with Website Access Manager. To do so, first install the themes in Website Access...

How Do I Find Out My User Agent?

If you are setting up browser redirection in Website Access Manager, your user agent (put very simply, information about your browser) can come in handy. You can easily find out your user agent...

How Do I Know if My Server is Compatible?

To use Website Access Manager, you should be running an Apache or Apache-compatible server (including lighttpd and EhttpD). To determine if your server is compatible with Website Access...

How Do I Remove Website Access Manager From My Server?

If for whatever reason your .htaccess settings got messed up, the best option might be to just delete them from your server while you figure out the issue. To do this, go to Tools > Remove...

How Do I Set Up Custom Error Pages?

To set up custom error pages, click the Error Pages button in the toolbar. This opens the Custom Error Pages tab of the Advanced Settings window . The first step is to...

How Do I Use Website Access Manager With Visual Site Designer?

Website Access Manager allows or denies access on a folder-by-folder and file-by-file basis, but Visual Site Designer creates only one folder (called files ) that contains all your website...

How Many Files and Folders Can I Protect at Once?

With Website Access Manager, you can protect as many files or folders as you need.

How to Use the Server Settings Tab in Website Access Manager.

The newest version of Website Access Manager offers options that allow you to control many server-level functions that you can usually only work with using your hosting control panel. To access...