If you wish to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you'll be able to activate password protection for a specific folder - either the primary Internet site folder or any other one below it. In case this option is enabled, a pop-up will appear anytime anyone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured just the domain.com folder. If the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that no one shall be able access the secured content. The feature could be helpful in a variety of cases - if only certain people should be able to see particular files, if you are creating a site and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

All of our shared hosting include a really useful tool that will enable you to secure any folder within your account from unauthorized access with only 2 clicks. Once you log in to your Hepsia website hosting CP, you'll simply have to navigate to the Password Protection section, to pick the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that should be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to input the username and the password which have to be used so as to access the content in question. The function will be active straightaway, so if you try to open the folder/website, you will be prompted to input the login details. You could create or remove a number of usernames for the very same folder, if needed. If you check out the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be indicated by a little padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will require just a few mouse clicks to enable the password protection function for any folder which you have, when you use one of our semi-dedicated servers. We have a very effective tool, that offers a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people without any experience. It is an element of the Hepsia Control Panel, that you will get to manage your new account and when you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you shall be able to select the domain or subdomain which should be secured and then the specific folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see 2 boxes where you will need to type the login name and the password that will be required to access the folder in question and you will be ready. By following the very same steps, you can set up a number of login credentials for the same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders shall feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.