If you wish to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can switch on password protection for a particular folder - either the main website folder or any other one below it. Whenever this function is turned on, a pop-up will appear each time anyone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have secured the domain.com folder. If the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any method of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The feature may be helpful in various cases - if only a number of individuals need to be able to see certain files, if you are developing a website and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

With the password protection tool that comes with every single cloud hosting plan which we offer, you shall be able to secure any content which you have inside your account with simply a few clicks. Since the tool is part of our innovative Hepsia CP, it offers exactly the same simple interface and you'll not require any special skills to use it. Once you go to the Password Protection section, you'll need to select one of the domains or subdomains which you have within the account and then decide whether the protection should be active for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then type the username and the password that you would like and you'll be all set. A little padlock icon in the File Manager section will tell you that a specific folder is password-protected. In the very same way you'll be able to add multiple usernames and passwords for the same folder if you want several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Securing any folder with a password will be really easy if you host your Internet sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, which is built into the Hepsia Control Panel, will allow you to choose the exact folder you'd like to protect with a couple of mouse clicks and all you will have to enter will be the username and the password which will be used to access it subsequently. You will not experience any complications even if you have never had a hosting account before, considering that you do not need any previous knowledge or coding skills to enable the feature. If you repeat the same simple steps, you shall be able to set up numerous usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so many people will be able to access a given folder with their own login details. You will be able to see the secured folders instantly either in the very same section of the CP or within the File Manager section where you shall detect them by their small padlock icons.