I placed files in a folder. I gave it a password. It worked correctly the for the first login. After that, it no longer presented the login page but just went straight to the folder with no login required.
“persist” might be the wrong word. It just stops presenting the request for name/password. It goes directly to the folder…does not require the password that I set.
The .htaccess & .htpasswd files are still in the folder.
I have done this process 3 times with the same result.
For some reason, the site does not consistently present the password barrier.
What am I doing wrong?