If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you can switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the primary website folder or any other one below it. In case this function is enabled, a pop-up shall appear each time somebody tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected just the domain.com folder. In case the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that no one shall be able access the protected content. The function may be useful in a variety of situations - if only a number of people should be able to see specific files, if you are building a site and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

If you use any of our cloud website hosting packages, you will be able to set up password-protected areas easily even if you have no experience with this sort of matters. We have included an incredibly easy-to-use point-and-click tool into the Hepsia CP, offered with all accounts, so you shall be able to secure any folder within just a few seconds. You'll simply have to choose a domain or a subdomain and the exact folder which should be secured (the main one or a subfolder), and then to enter the preferred username and password that will be used to access the folder in question at some point. Every protected folder will have a padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you will be able to see immediately what content is secured and what's not. If required, you could make several different sets of login details for the same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password will be easy if you host your sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, which is incorporated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will permit you to select the exact folder you would like to protect with a couple of mouse clicks and all you'll have to input shall be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later on. You'll not experience any troubles even if you have not had a hosting account before, since you don't need any previous knowledge or programming skills to enable the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you shall be able to set up various usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so numerous individuals shall be able to access a certain folder with their own login details. You shall be able to see the protected folders at a glance either in the very same section of the Control Panel or inside the File Manager section where you will recognize them by their tiny padlock icons.