If you wish to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to switch on password protection for a given folder - either the main Internet site folder or any other one below it. If this function is turned on, 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 information shall be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected just the domain.com folder. When the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any way of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that no one shall be able access the secured content. The feature may be useful in various situations - if only certain people must be able to see certain files, if you are developing a site and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

With the password protection tool provided with every single shared hosting package which we offer, you shall be able to secure any content that you have in your account with only a few mouse clicks. Since the tool is an element of our ground breaking Hepsia Control Panel, it has the same simple interface and you will not require any special skills to use it. When you go to the Password Protection section, you'll have to select one of the domains or subdomains that you have in the account and then decide if the protection should be switched on for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then input the username and the password that you want and you'll be ready. A small padlock symbol in the File Manager section will tell you that a certain folder is password-protected. In the exact same way you'll be able to add multiple usernames and passwords for the same folder if you'd like several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Protecting any folder with a password will be easy if you host your Internet sites within a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that's integrated into the Hepsia CP, will allow you to choose the exact folder which you want to protect with a few clicks and all you'll need to type in shall be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later. You'll not encounter any problems even if you have not had a web hosting account before, considering that you do not need any previous knowledge or programming skills to activate the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you shall be able to set up numerous usernames for the same password-protected area, so numerous individuals will be able to access a particular folder with their own login credentials. You shall be able to see the protected folders very easily either in precisely the same section of the Control Panel or inside the File Manager section where you'll recognize them by their little padlock icons.