If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can activate password protection for a given folder - either the primary Internet site folder or another one below it. If this feature is enabled, a pop-up shall appear anytime somebody tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected only the domain.com folder. When the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The feature could be useful in a variety of cases - if only some individuals need to be able to see specific files, if you work on a site and you don't want people to see it before it is completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

With the password protection tool supplied with each cloud website hosting package deal that we offer, you'll be able to protect any content that you have in your account with merely a few mouse clicks. Due to the fact that the tool is an element of our innovative Hepsia Control Panel, it features exactly the same uncomplicated interface and you'll not require any special skills to use it. As soon as you go to the Password Protection section, you'll need to pick one of the domains or subdomains which you have within the account and then decide whether the protection should be turned on for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then type the username and the password that you'd like and you will be ready. A little padlock symbol within the File Manager section will tell you that a specific folder is password-protected. In the exact same way you'll be able to include many usernames and passwords for the same folder if you'd like several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Protecting any folder with a password will be very easy if you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that is built into the Hepsia CP, will allow you to select the exact folder you'd like to secure with a few mouse clicks and all you will need to input will be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later. You won't experience any troubles even if you have not had a web hosting account before, due to the fact that you don't need any previous knowledge or programming skills to activate the feature. If you repeat the same simple steps, you shall be able to create various usernames for the same password-protected area, so a number of people shall be able to access a given folder with their own login credentials. You'll be able to see the protected folders instantly either in the very same section of the CP or in the File Manager section where you'll identify them by their tiny padlock icons.