If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can activate password protection for a certain folder - either the main website folder or any other one below it. In case this function is active, a pop-up shall appear each time someone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info will be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected only the domain.com folder. In case the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no way to get around this restriction, so you can be positive that nobody will be able to access the secured content. The feature could be helpful in numerous scenarios - if only a few individuals need to be able to see particular files, if you are developing a website and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Web Hosting

Creating a password-protected area shall take only several clicks and a few seconds if you host your sites within a shared web hosting account with us. You shall not need to do anything challenging - you will have to pick 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. In case a number of individuals need their own login credentials, there won't be a problem to set up a number of different usernames with access to the exact same folder. All secured folders will appear with a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this option is active. If you wish to disable the protection function for any folder, you can disable it from the very same section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will require a few mouse clicks to enable the password protection feature for any folder which you have, in case you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated services. We have a very effective tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals with zero experience. It is an element of the Hepsia CP, that you will get to manage your new account as soon as you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you'll be able to pick the domain or subdomain which should be secured and then the specific folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You shall also see two boxes where you will have to input the login name and the password that'll be required to access the folder in question and you will be all set. By following the very same steps, you can create a number of login credentials for the exact same folder to give several people their own username/password. All protected folders shall feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.