If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to enable password protection for a specific folder - either the primary website folder or another one below it. Whenever this feature is enabled, a pop-up shall appear each and every time someone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured only the domain.com folder. In case the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that no one shall be able access the secured content. The option can be helpful in a number of scenarios - if only certain individuals need to be able to see particular files, if you work on an Internet site and you don't want people to see it before it's completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Hosting

Creating a password-protected area will take merely a few mouse clicks and a few seconds when you host your Internet sites inside a hosting account with our company. You won't need to do anything complicated - you will have to select a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it must be secured, and then to type in the login name and password that will be used to access that folder. If a number of individuals require their own login details, there will not be a problem to set up several different usernames with access to the very same folder. All protected folders will appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this function is active. If you'd like to disable the protection function for any folder, you can disable it from the same exact section of the CP in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Protecting any folder with a password shall be easy if you host your Internet sites within a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that is incorporated into the Hepsia CP, will allow you to choose the specific folder that you want to secure with a couple of clicks and all you'll need to enter shall be the username and the password which will be used to access it afterwards. You'll not experience any difficulties even if you have not had a website hosting account before, since you don't need any previous knowledge or computer programming skills to switch on the function. If you repeat the same basic steps, you'll be able to create different usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so lots of people shall be able to access a certain folder with their own login details. You shall be able to see the protected folders very easily either in the same section of the CP or inside the File Manager section where you will identify them by their tiny padlock icons.