If you want to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you can switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the main site folder or another one below it. When this function is enabled, a pop-up shall appear each time anyone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected only the domain.com folder. In case the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no way to get around this restriction, so you can be sure that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The option may be beneficial in numerous scenarios - if only a number of individuals must be able to see specific files, if you are developing an Internet site and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Web Hosting

All of our web hosting include a very convenient tool which will enable you to shield any folder in your account from unauthorized access with simply 2 mouse clicks. Once you log in to your Hepsia website hosting CP, you will just have to go to the Password Protection section, to pick the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that should be protected - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to enter the username and the password that should be used to access the content in question. The feature shall be turned on instantly, so in case you make an effort to open the folder/website, you'll be prompted to type in the login credentials. You can create or remove multiple usernames for the same folder, when necessary. If you go to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be indicated by a little padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password will be very simple if you host your Internet sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that is incorporated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will enable you to pick the exact folder that you want to protect with a couple of clicks and all you'll have to input will be the username and the password that will be used to access it subsequently. You won't encounter any difficulties even if you have never had a website hosting account before, due to the fact that you don't need any previous knowledge or programming skills to switch on the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you will be able to create numerous usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so a number of people shall be able to access a certain folder with their own login details. You shall be able to see the protected folders at a glance either in precisely the same section of the Control Panel or in the File Manager section where you'll identify them by their little padlock icons.