If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you could activate password protection for a given folder - either the primary Internet site folder or a different one below it. If this feature is turned on, a pop-up will appear anytime anyone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected just the domain.com folder. When the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no way to get around this restriction, so you can be certain that no one shall be able access the secured content. The function may be useful in a number of scenarios - if only a few people need to be able to see certain files, if you work on a website and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Website Hosting

Setting up a password-protected area will take just a couple of clicks and a few seconds when you host your Internet sites in a website hosting account with us. You shall not need to do anything complicated - you will need to choose a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it must be secured, and then to type in the login name and password that will be used to access that folder. In case a number of individuals need their own login details, there will not be a problem to create several different usernames with access to the very same folder. All protected folders will appear with a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you will always know where this feature is enabled. If you wish to disable the security feature for any folder, you can disable it from the exact same section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Securing any folder with a password shall be easy if you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, which is integrated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will enable you to choose the exact folder you would like to protect with a few mouse clicks and all you'll have to enter shall be the username and the password which will be used to access it later on. You'll not experience any complications even if you have never had a web hosting account before, because you do not need any previous knowledge or coding skills to enable the feature. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you'll be able to create various usernames for the very same password-protected area, so many people will be able to access a particular folder with their own login details. You shall be able to see the protected folders instantly either in precisely the same section of the CP or within the File Manager section where you'll identify them by their compact padlock icons.