Allow Single URL Through .htaccess Password Protection - This code is useful for multi environment setups (staging, production, etc.) it allows you to keep your .htaccess files in sync while maintaining an .htpasswd on your development environment or anything but the live environment.
#allows a single uri through the .htaccess password protection SetEnvIf Request_URI "/testing_uri$" test_uri #allows everything if its on a certain host SetEnvIf HOST "^" testing_url SetEnvIf HOST "^" live_url Order Deny,Allow AuthName "Restricted Area" AuthType Basic AuthUserFile /path/to/your/.htpasswd AuthGroupFile / Require valid-user #Allow valid-user Deny from all Allow from env=test_uri Allow from env=testing_url Allow from env=live_url Satisfy any