If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you can switch on password protection for a given folder - either the primary Internet site folder or any other one below it. In case this function is enabled, a pop-up will appear anytime somebody attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have secured only the domain.com folder. In case the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that nobody shall be able access the secured content. The feature may be beneficial in a number of cases - if only some individuals need to be able to see certain files, if you are creating an Internet site and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Web Hosting

With the password protection tool that is included with each web hosting package which we offer, you'll be able to shield any content which you have within your account with merely a few mouse clicks. Since the tool is a component of our ground breaking 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 check out the Password Protection section, you'll need to pick one of the domains or subdomains which you have within the account and then choose whether the protection should be turned on for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then enter the username and the password that you'd like and you will be set. A small padlock icon within the File Manager section will tell you that a specific folder is password-protected. In the exact same way you will be able to add numerous usernames and passwords for the same folder if you would like several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password will be really easy if you host your websites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that is incorporated into the Hepsia CP, will allow you to pick the specific folder which you want to secure with a couple of mouse clicks and all you will have to type in shall be the username and the password that will be used to access it later. You will not experience any complications even if you haven't had a website hosting account before, since you do not need any previous knowledge or coding skills to switch on the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you'll be able to set up many usernames for the same password-protected area, so a number of people will be able to access a certain folder with their own login credentials. You will be able to see the protected folders very easily either in the same section of the Control Panel or inside the File Manager section where you will recognize them by their little padlock icons.