If you would like keep some content hidden 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 function is activated, a pop-up will appear anytime a person tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have secured just the domain.com folder. When the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no way of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one shall be able access the secured content. The feature can be useful in a variety of cases - if only a few individuals should be able to see certain files, if you are developing an Internet site and you don't want people to see it before it is completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

Creating a password-protected area will take no more than a few clicks and a few seconds when you host your Internet sites inside a shared hosting account with us. You will not have to do anything complex - you'll need to select a domain/subdomain, to pick which folder under it should be protected, and then to input the login name and password which will be used to access that folder. If a number of individuals require their own login credentials, there won't be a problem to create a number of different usernames with access to the same exact folder. All secured folders shall appear with a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you shall always know where this function is enabled. If you want to turn off the protection feature for any folder, you can disable it from the exact same section of the CP in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will require several clicks to enable the password protection function for any folder that you have, if you use one of our semi-dedicated hosting. We have a very handy tool, that offers a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals with zero experience. It is an element of the Hepsia Control Panel, that you will get to manage your new account and when you log in and visit the Password Protection section, you'll be able to pick the domain or subdomain that should be protected and then the particular folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You'll also see 2 boxes in which you shall have to input the login name and the password that'll be required to access the folder in question and you will be all set to go. By following exactly the same steps, you will be able to create a number of login credentials for the exact same folder to give several people their own username/password. All protected folders will feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.