How to Password Protect Admin area in Joomla

Posted at February 2, 2016 at 2:24 pm by Jithin

In this documentation, we can check how to enable password protected admin Joomla area


1) Login to Joomla admin panel.

2) Go to ‘Components’.

Password Protect Administrator


3) Click the option ‘Admin Tools’.

Password Protect Administrator


If you are not installed the Admin Tools, please use the following steps to install.

  1. a) Download the stable version of Admin Tool to your system.
  2. b) Go to Joomla admin panel >> Extensions >> Manage.
  3. c) Browse the Admin Tool file under the section ‘Upload and Install Joomla extension’.
  4. d) Click ‘Upload and Install’ button.


4) Find the icon ‘Password Protect Administrator’.

Password Protect Administrator


5) Enter the username and password.

Password Protect Administrator


6) Click the button ‘Password Protect’.

Password Protect Administrator


That is how we can enable password protected administrator in Joomla.


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