If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to switch on password protection for a specific folder - either the primary Internet site folder or a different one below it. If this option is activated, a pop-up will appear every time someone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login details will be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected just the domain.com folder. When the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that nobody will be able to access the shielded content. The feature could be helpful in various situations - if only certain people must be able to see certain files, if you are developing a website and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Website Hosting

Setting up a password-protected area will take no more than a few clicks and a few seconds if you host your websites in a website hosting account with our company. You won't need to do anything complicated - you will have to choose a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it has to be secured, and then to enter the login name and password which will be used to access that folder. If a number of individuals require their own login credentials, there shall not be a problem to create numerous different usernames with access to the very same folder. All protected folders will appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you will always know where this feature is active. If you'd like to deactivate the protection function for any folder, you can disable it from the very same section of the CP in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password will be easy if you host your websites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that is integrated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will permit you to select the exact folder that you want to protect with a few mouse clicks and all you will need to type in will be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later. You won't experience any complications even if you haven't had a hosting account before, due to the fact that you don't need any previous knowledge or coding skills to activate the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you will be able to create different usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so numerous individuals shall be able to access a particular folder with their own login credentials. You shall be able to see the secured folders conveniently either in the same section of the CP or inside the File Manager section where you will identify them by their small padlock icons.