If you want to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you could switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the main Internet site folder or a different one below it. Whenever this function is active, a pop-up shall appear each and every time somebody attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have secured just the domain.com folder. If the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any way to get around this restriction, so you can rest assured that nobody shall be able access the shielded content. The option could be beneficial in numerous cases - if only a number of individuals need to be able to see particular files, if you are building a site and you don't want people to see it before it is completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Web Hosting

When you use any of our shared web hosting plans, you'll be able to create password-protected areas with ease even if you have no experience with this sort of matters. We have incorporated a really easy-to-use point-and-click tool into the Hepsia Control Panel, supplied with all accounts, so you will be able to protect any folder within merely seconds. You will simply have to choose a domain or a subdomain and the particular folder that must be protected (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 when you need it. Any secured folder shall have padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you shall be able to see easily what content is protected and what's not. If needed, you can make a number of 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 very easy if you host your Internet sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that is built into the Hepsia CP, will permit you to choose the exact folder you would like to secure with a few clicks and all you will have to input shall be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later. You will not encounter any problems even if you have not had a website hosting account before, considering that you don't need any previous knowledge or programming skills to enable the feature. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you shall be able to create various usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so lots of people shall be able to access a particular folder with their own login credentials. You shall be able to see the secured folders conveniently either in exactly the same section of the Control Panel or inside the File Manager section where you'll detect them by their tiny padlock icons.