If you wish to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to activate password protection for a given folder - either the primary Internet site folder or any other one below it. When this option is active, a pop-up shall appear anytime someone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login info will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected only the domain.com folder. If the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there isn't any way of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that nobody shall be able access the secured content. The function may be beneficial in a variety of situations - if only a number of people must be able to see certain files, if you work on an Internet site and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Website Hosting

If you use any of our shared website hosting solutions, you'll be able to make password-protected areas easily even if you have no experience with this sort of matters. We've incorporated a really easy-to-use point-and-click tool into the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all accounts, so you shall be able to protect any folder within merely seconds. You'll simply have to pick a domain or a subdomain and the exact folder which must be secured (the primary one or a subfolder), and then to type the desired username and password that'll be used to access the folder in question when you need it. Every secured folder will have a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you shall be able to see at a glance what content is secured and what is not. When necessary, you can make a number of different sets of login details for exactly the same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to set up password protection for any content that you have in your semi-dedicated server account. We've included an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel where you will be able to enable the function with a few mouse clicks and without any difficulties, even if you are not very tech-savvy. You will simply have to pick the hostname (domain or subdomain), the specific folder that should be protected (the primary folder or a subfolder) and the login name and password. The protection will take effect immediately, so if you make an attempt to open the password-protected URL in your browser, you'll need to type in the newly created login credentials in order to proceed. Additionally, you will be able to give different usernames for the exact same folder to a number of individuals, so you'll not have to share the same login credentials with anyone. Any password-protected folder shall have a small padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you will be able to recognize this sort of folders with ease.