If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can enable password protection for a particular folder - either the primary site folder or any other one below it. Whenever this option is enabled, a pop-up will appear each and every time 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 required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected the domain.com folder. When the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any method of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The option may be beneficial in a variety of situations - if only certain individuals should be able to see certain files, if you work on a site and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

Creating a password-protected area shall take just a couple of clicks and a few seconds when you host your Internet sites within a shared hosting account with our company. You will not need to do anything difficult - you will need to choose a domain/subdomain, to choose which folder under it should be protected, and then to input the login name and password that'll be used to access that folder. When a number of people need their own login details, there shall not be a problem to create a number of different usernames with access to the same exact folder. All secured folders will appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you will always know where this function is active. If you would like to deactivate the security feature for any folder, you can deactivate it from the same exact section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password shall be very easy if you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, which is built into the Hepsia Control Panel, will permit you to pick the specific folder that you want to protect with a few mouse clicks and all you'll have to input shall be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later. You won't experience any complications even if you have not had a hosting account before, considering that you do not need any previous knowledge or coding skills to enable the function. If you repeat the same simple steps, you'll be able to set up different usernames for the same password-protected area, so many people shall be able to access a certain folder with their own login details. You'll be able to see the secured folders at a glance either in the same section of the CP or within the File Manager section where you shall identify them by their small padlock icons.