If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you can activate password protection for a given folder - either the primary website folder or another one below it. Whenever this option is activated, a pop-up shall appear every time a person attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have secured just the domain.com folder. If 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 positive that no one shall be able access the protected content. The function may be helpful in various cases - if only some people must be able to see specific files, if you are building a site and you don't want people to see it before it's completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

All our Linux shared hosting include a very handy tool that will permit you to protect any folder inside your account from unauthorized access with simply 2 clicks. Once you log in to your Hepsia website hosting CP, you'll just have to visit the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which needs to be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to enter the username and the password that should be used so as to access the content in question. The feature will be activated immediately, so in case you attempt to open the folder/website, you will be prompted to type in the login details. You may set up or remove numerous usernames for the very same folder, when necessary. If you navigate to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be indicated by a little padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will require several mouse clicks to activate the password protection function for any folder you have, in case you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting. We have an incredibly handy tool, that has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals with no experience. It is a part of the Hepsia Control Panel, that you will get to manage your new account as soon as you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you shall be able to choose the domain or subdomain that needs to be secured and then the particular folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You'll also see 2 boxes where you will have to type in the login name and the password that will be necessary to access the folder in question and you will be ready. By following the very same steps, you are able to set up several different login credentials for the exact same folder to give several people their own username/password. All protected folders shall have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.