If you want to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to enable password protection for a specific folder - either the main Internet site folder or a different one below it. Whenever this option is activated, a pop-up will appear each time a person tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected just the domain.com folder. When the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no way to get around this restriction, so you can be sure that no one shall be able access the secured content. The function could be helpful in various cases - if only a number of individuals should be able to see certain files, if you are building a site and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

All of our Linux cloud packages come with an incredibly convenient tool which will permit you to secure any folder within your account from unauthorized access with only 2 clicks. When you log in to your Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you'll simply have to navigate to the Password Protection section, to choose the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that should be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to enter the username and the password that have to be used to access the content in question. The function shall be activated at once, so in case you try to open the folder/website, you will be prompted to input the login credentials. You could set up or remove multiple usernames for the same folder, when necessary. If you navigate to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be marked with a tiny padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Securing any folder with a password shall be very simple if you host your websites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that's incorporated into the Hepsia CP, will allow you to choose the exact folder that you want to secure with a couple of mouse clicks and all you will need to input shall be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later. You'll not encounter any problems even if you haven't had a website hosting account before, due to the fact that you don't need any previous knowledge or programming skills to enable the function. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you will be able to create many usernames for the very same password-protected area, so lots of people will be able to access a given folder with their own login details. You'll be able to see the secured folders easily either in precisely the same section of the CP or inside the File Manager section where you will identify them by their small padlock icons.