If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the primary Internet site folder or a different one below it. When this function 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 details shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected only the domain.com folder. In case the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any method of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The feature may be beneficial in various situations - if only a few individuals should be able to see particular files, if you are creating an Internet site and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

All our cloud hosting plans feature a very convenient tool that will enable you to protect any folder within your account from unauthorized access with simply two clicks. When you log in to your Hepsia web hosting CP, you'll only have to go to the Password Protection section, to pick the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that should be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to input the username and the password which must be used to access the content in question. The function will be turned on right away, so if you make an effort to open the folder/website, you shall be prompted to input the login information. You may create or remove numerous usernames for the same folder, if needed. If you go to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be shown with a little padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will take several mouse clicks to activate the password protection feature for any folder you have, when you use one of our semi-dedicated hosting plans. We have a very practical tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people without any experience. It is included in the Hepsia CP, which you will get to manage your new account and when you log in and navigate to the Password Protection section, you'll be able to choose the domain or subdomain which needs to be secured and then the exact folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see two boxes in which you will have to input the login name and the password which will be required to access the folder in question and you shall be all set. By following exactly the same steps, you are able to set up a number of login credentials for the exact same folder to give several people their own username/password. All secured folders shall feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.