If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you can switch on password protection for a specific folder - either the primary Internet site folder or another one below it. Whenever this function is turned on, a pop-up will appear each and every time a person attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have secured just the domain.com folder. In case the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that nobody shall be able access the shielded content. The function could be beneficial in numerous situations - if only certain people should be able to see specific files, if you are creating a website and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

With the password protection tool provided with every shared hosting plan which we offer, you'll be able to secure any content that you have in your account with merely a few clicks. Due to the fact that the tool is a component of our ground breaking Hepsia Control Panel, it offers exactly the same simple interface and you'll not need any special skills to use it. As soon as you go to the Password Protection section, you will have to select one of the domains or subdomains that you have inside the account and then decide if the protection should be switched on for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then type in the username and the password that you want and you shall be all set. A tiny padlock icon 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 several 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 Servers

Protecting any folder with a password shall be very easy if you host your websites within a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, which is incorporated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will permit you to select the particular folder which you want to secure with a couple of clicks and all you'll need to type shall be the username and the password which will be used to access it later. You'll not encounter any troubles even if you have not had a web hosting account before, since you don't need any previous knowledge or programming skills to enable the feature. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you'll be able to set up various usernames for the very same password-protected area, so lots of people shall be able to access a certain folder with their own login details. You shall be able to see the protected folders instantly either in the exact same section of the Control Panel or inside the File Manager section where you will recognize them by their small padlock icons.