If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you can switch on password protection for a given folder - either the primary site folder or any other one below it. Whenever this option is enabled, a pop-up will appear each and every time anyone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login info shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured just the domain.com folder. When the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any way of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that nobody shall be able access the secured content. The option can be useful in various cases - if only some people must be able to see particular files, if you are building a site and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Website Hosting

Creating a password-protected area will take only several clicks and a few seconds if you host your Internet sites within a shared website hosting account with our company. You will not need to do anything challenging - you will need to select a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it has to be secured, and then to input the login name and password that will be used to access that folder. When a number of people require their own login details, there shall not be a problem to make a number of different usernames with access to the exact same folder. All secured folders will appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you will always know where this option is activated. If you want to deactivate the security feature for any folder, you can deactivate it from the same exact section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Protecting any folder with a password shall be easy if you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that's integrated into the Hepsia CP, will enable you to pick the specific folder you would like to secure with a few mouse clicks and all you will need to enter will be the username and the password that'll be used to access it afterwards. You will not encounter any issues even if you have never had a web hosting account before, since you don't need any previous knowledge or programming skills to activate the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you'll be able to create various usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so numerous individuals shall be able to access a certain folder with their own login credentials. You'll be able to see the protected folders easily either in precisely the same section of the CP or inside the File Manager section where you will detect them by their compact padlock icons.