If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you'll be able to activate password protection for a given folder - either the primary website folder or another one below it. If this option is enabled, a pop-up shall appear anytime a person tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected only the domain.com folder. When the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no way of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The feature may be useful in numerous situations - if only certain individuals should be able to see specific files, if you are building an Internet site and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Website Hosting

All our Linux website hosting include a really useful tool which will permit you to shield any folder in your account from unauthorized access with only two mouse clicks. Once you log in to your Hepsia web hosting CP, you'll simply have to visit the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that should be protected - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to type the username and the password that have to be used to access the content in question. The feature will be turned on straightaway, so if you try to open the folder/website, you will be prompted to type in the login credentials. You could create or remove numerous usernames for the same folder, if required. When you go to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be shown with a tiny padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Securing any folder with a password shall be quite simple if you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that's integrated into the Hepsia CP, will enable you to select the specific folder that you want to protect with a few clicks and all you'll have to input shall be the username and the password which will be used to access it subsequently. You won't encounter any difficulties even if you have not had a web hosting account before, since you do not need any previous knowledge or coding skills to switch on the function. If you repeat the same simple steps, you shall be able to create numerous usernames for the same password-protected area, so lots of people shall be able to access a certain folder with their own login credentials. You will be able to see the protected folders easily either in precisely the same section of the Control Panel or inside the File Manager section where you'll recognize them by their tiny padlock icons.