If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to switch on password protection for a specific folder - either the primary site folder or a different one below it. Whenever this function is active, a pop-up shall appear anytime somebody attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info shall be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected only the domain.com folder. When the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The feature can be helpful in various scenarios - if only a number of people must be able to see specific files, if you are creating a website and you don't want people to see it before it's completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

All our cloud website hosting plans come with a very useful tool that'll enable you to secure any folder inside your account from unauthorized access with only two mouse clicks. Once you log in to your Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you'll just have to go to the Password Protection section, to choose the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which needs to be protected - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to input the username and the password which have to be used so as to access the content in question. The feature shall be active right away, so in case you make an effort to open the folder/website, you shall be prompted to type in the login details. You could create or remove a number of usernames for the exact same folder, if needed. When you check out the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be shown with a little padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Protecting any folder with a password shall be really easy if you host your sites within a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, which is built into the Hepsia CP, will allow you to pick the specific folder you would like to protect with a few clicks and all you'll need to type will be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later on. You'll not experience any issues even if you have never had a hosting account before, because you do not need any previous knowledge or programming skills to activate the function. If you repeat the same simple steps, you'll be able to create different usernames for the very same password-protected area, so numerous individuals will be able to access a particular folder with their own login details. You shall be able to see the protected folders at a glance either in precisely the same section of the Control Panel or within the File Manager section where you shall detect them by their compact padlock icons.