Login page vs. htpasswd - Which is more secure?
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Login page vs. htpasswd - Which is more secure?

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    if (!isset($_SERVER['PHP_AUTH_USER'])) {
            header('WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="MY REALM"');
            header('HTTP/1.0 401 Unauthorized');
            echo 'Please Contact us if you are having problems logging in';
            exit;
    } else {
            //not their first time through
            //check their username and password here
            $username = trim($_SERVER['PHP_AUTH_USER']);
            $password = trim($_SERVER['PHP_AUTH_PW']);
            //do login
    }