If you'd like to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to activate password protection for a particular folder - either the primary website folder or a different one below it. When this function is turned on, a pop-up shall appear each and every time anyone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have secured just the domain.com folder. If the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there isn't any method of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one will be able to access the protected content. The option can be helpful in numerous situations - if only certain people should be able to see particular files, if you work on a website and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Web Hosting

All of our Linux cloud web hosting packages include an exceptionally handy tool that'll permit you to shield any folder inside your account from unauthorized access with just two mouse clicks. Once you log in to your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you'll only have to navigate to the Password Protection section, to choose 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 input the username and the password which have to be used so as to access the content in question. The function will be active straightaway, so if you attempt to open the folder/website, you shall be prompted to enter the login details. You could create or remove numerous usernames for the same folder, if needed. When you check out the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be marked with a tiny padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will require just a few clicks to enable the password protection function for any folder you have, in case you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated packages. We have an extremely handy tool, that offers a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people without experience. It's an element of the Hepsia Control Panel, which you will get to manage your new account as soon as you log in and visit the Password Protection section, you will be able to choose the domain or subdomain that should be secured and then the specific folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see 2 boxes in which you will need to type in the login name and the password that will be required to access the folder in question and you shall be all set to go. By following the exact same steps, you are able to set up a number of login credentials for the exact same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders will have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.