If you'd like to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the main site folder or another one below it. In case this feature is active, a pop-up will appear every time a person attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have secured only the domain.com folder. When the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there isn't any method of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that nobody shall be able access the shielded content. The function could be beneficial in a number of cases - if only a few individuals must be able to see specific files, if you are developing an Internet site and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

All of our cloud hosting come with an incredibly useful tool that'll allow you to secure any folder within your account from unauthorized access with only 2 clicks. When you log in to your Hepsia website hosting CP, you'll only have to visit the Password Protection section, to choose the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which has to be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to input the username and the password which should be used so as to access the content in question. The feature shall be activated at once, so in case you attempt to open the folder/website, you will be prompted to input the login info. You could set up or remove a number of usernames for the same folder, if needed. When you check out the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be marked with a tiny padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to set up password protection for any content you have within your semi-dedicated server account. We've included an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel using which you shall be able to activate the function with several mouse clicks and without any problems, even if you're not really tech-savvy. You will only need to pick the hostname (domain or subdomain), the particular folder which needs to be protected (the main folder or a subfolder) and the login name and password. The protection will take effect immediately, so if you make an effort to open the password-protected URL within your Internet browser, you will have to type the newly created login details before you can proceed. Additionally, you'll be able to give different usernames for the exact same folder to a number of people, so you'll not have to share the same login credentials with everyone. Each password-protected folder shall have a compact padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you shall be able to recognize this kind of folders effortlessly.