Hey Lisa - Lisa Frost wrote: > Please excuse my ignorance about .htaccess > > I have discovered that it is very easy to set up a .htaccess directory > at my host, but was wondering how secure these folders actually are. > For example, my client wants to put up a copy of his passport in there > so that if he loses it whilst flying around the world he can just > download a copy from anywhere to help with sorting out a new one. > Obviously he does not want every Tom, Dick and Harry getting their hands > on a copy. So would it be safe to put it in a .htaccess directory? while i wouldn't use .htaccess to protect something like CC #'s or where my secret cache of beer is hidden, you can be reasonably confident that it'll do what you're looking to do. > Secondly, are search engines able to spider .htaccess directories? not if they're password protected.. shout if you have any more questions :) .djc.