If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to enable password protection for a particular folder - either the main Internet site folder or any other one below it. If this feature is activated, a pop-up will appear each time somebody tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login information will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured only the domain.com folder. If the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no method of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The function could be helpful in various situations - if only a few people must be able to see specific files, if you work on an Internet site and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

If you use any of our cloud hosting solutions, you can make password-protected areas without difficulty even if you don't have any experience with this sort of matters. We have built in a really easy-to-use point-and-click tool into the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all accounts, so you will be able to secure any folder within a matter of seconds. You'll simply have to choose a domain or a subdomain and the specific folder which should be secured (the primary one or a subfolder), and then to input the preferred username and password that will be used to access the folder in question at some point. Every protected folder shall have padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you shall be able to see at a glance what content is protected and what's not. If required, you could make several different sets of login credentials for the exact same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password will be really easy if you host your websites within a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that is integrated into the Hepsia CP, will permit you to choose the exact folder you would like to secure with a couple of mouse clicks and all you'll need to type shall be the username and the password that will be used to access it afterwards. You won't experience any complications even if you haven't had a hosting account before, since you don't need any previous knowledge or computer programming skills to activate the function. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you will be able to create numerous usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so lots of people shall be able to access a certain folder with their own login credentials. You will be able to see the secured folders very easily either in the very same section of the Control Panel or within the File Manager section where you shall recognize them by their little padlock icons.