Using basic HTTP authentication is a simple way to password protect your website. However, using that type of authentication can cause errors while trying to upload images from the WordPress admin. If you’re seeing this error while trying to upload media to the WordPress Media Library:
AND, you’re using basic HTTP Authentication for access to your WordPress site, the following code should fix the HTTP Error.
1. Add a
.htaccess file inside your
2. Add the following code to that
AuthType Basic AuthName share Satisfy Any Order deny,allow Allow from all <IfModule mod_security.c> <Files async-upload.php> SecFilterEngine Off SecFilterScanPOST Off </Files> </IfModule>
If you are still having issues after using this code, there may be other things going wrong, such as incorrect permissions on your
uploads folder or an incorrect media path set in your Media Settings.