If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the primary site folder or any other one below it. In case this feature is active, a pop-up will appear each and every time someone 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. In case the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there isn't any method of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that no one shall be able access the protected content. The feature can be beneficial in a variety of cases - if only a number of people should be able to see specific files, if you are creating a site and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Web Hosting

With the password protection tool that is included with each and every cloud web hosting package deal that we provide, you will be able to shield any content that you have inside your account with only a few mouse clicks. Because the tool is an element of our innovative Hepsia CP, it offers the same simple interface and you shall not require any special skills to use it. Once you check out the Password Protection section, you will have to select one of the domains or subdomains you have in the account and then choose whether the protection should be turned on for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then input the username and the password that you would like and you will be set. A tiny padlock icon in the File Manager section will tell you that a certain folder is password-protected. In the exact same way you'll be able to include a number of 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

You'll be able to set up password protection for any content you have within your semi-dedicated server account. We've added an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel using which you shall be able to enable the feature with a few mouse clicks and without any troubles, even if you are not really tech-savvy. You will simply need to select the hostname (domain or subdomain), the exact folder that needs to be secured (the primary folder or a subfolder) plus the login name and password. The protection will take effect instantaneously, so if you make an effort to open the password-protected URL inside your web browser, you will need to type in the newly created login details before you can proceed. You'll also be able to give different usernames for the same folder to a number of individuals, so you will not need to share the same login details with anybody. Any password-protected folder shall have a small padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you'll be able to recognize such folders effortlessly.