If you'd like to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to activate password protection for a specific folder - either the main website folder or a different one below it. If this function is turned on, a pop-up shall appear anytime somebody tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information will be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured just the domain.com folder. When the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The option could be useful in a number of situations - if only certain individuals must be able to see particular files, if you are building a website and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Web Hosting

When you use any of our shared web hosting packages, you will be able to set up password-protected areas effortlessly even if you have no experience with this kind of matters. We've integrated a really easy-to-use point-and-click tool within the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all accounts, so you will be able to shield any folder within just seconds. You will have to choose a domain or a subdomain and the exact folder which has to be secured (the primary one or a subfolder), and then to input the preferred username and password that'll be used to access the folder in question when you need it. Each protected folder shall have padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you will be able to see easily what content is secured and what's not. If necessary, you can create a number of different sets of login details for the exact same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will take just a few mouse clicks to turn on the password protection feature for any folder that you have, when you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting. We have an exceptionally handy tool, that has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals without experience. It's part of the Hepsia CP, that you will get to manage your new account and as soon as you log in and navigate to the Password Protection section, you'll be able to pick the domain or subdomain which needs to be secured and then the particular folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see 2 boxes in which you will have to input the login name and the password that will be necessary to access the folder in question and you will be good to go. By following precisely the same steps, you are able to create several different login credentials for the exact same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders will have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.