If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you could activate password protection for a particular folder - either the main Internet site folder or another one below it. In case this option is enabled, a pop-up shall appear each and every time someone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected the domain.com folder. If the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that no one shall be able access the protected content. The feature may be useful in numerous situations - if only a number of people need to 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 Shared Website Hosting

All our shared website hosting plans include a really convenient tool which will enable you to protect any folder in your account from unauthorized access with just 2 clicks. As soon as you log in to your Hepsia hosting CP, you will simply have to navigate to the Password Protection section, to choose the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that needs to be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to type the username and the password that have to be used so as to access the content in question. The feature will be activated straightaway, so in case you attempt to open the folder/website, you will be prompted to input the login information. You could create or remove a number of usernames for the very same folder, if required. When you check out the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be indicated by a compact padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will take a few mouse clicks to activate the password protection function for any folder which you have, if you use one of our semi-dedicated hosting plans. We have an exceptionally handy tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people with zero experience. It's a part of the Hepsia CP, that you will get to manage your new account as soon as you log in and visit the Password Protection section, you'll be able to choose the domain or subdomain which needs to be secured and then the particular folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You shall also see two boxes where you shall have to type in the login name and the password that will be necessary to access the folder in question and you shall be ready. By following the very same steps, you will be able to set up a variety of login credentials for the very same folder to give several people their own username/password. All secured folders will have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.