If you want to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to activate password protection for a specific folder - either the primary Internet site folder or another one below it. When this option is activated, a pop-up shall appear each time a person tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login info will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured the domain.com folder. When the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there isn't any way of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The option can be helpful in various situations - if only some individuals should be able to see specific files, if you are building a site and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Web Hosting

All our Linux shared web hosting services come with an incredibly convenient tool which will enable you to shield any folder inside your account from unauthorized access with just 2 clicks. Once you log in to your Hepsia hosting CP, you will only have to navigate to the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that needs to be protected - 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 function shall be turned on at once, so in case you attempt to open the folder/website, you will be prompted to input the login info. You can set up or remove numerous usernames for the same folder, when necessary. 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

Securing any folder with a password will be really easy if you host your Internet sites within a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that's incorporated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will enable you to select the exact folder you'd like to protect with a couple of clicks and all you will need to enter shall be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later on. You will not encounter any complications even if you haven't had a website hosting account before, considering that you do not need any previous knowledge or coding skills to switch on the feature. If you repeat the same simple steps, you will be able to create numerous usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so many people shall be able to access a given folder with their own login details. You shall be able to see the protected folders easily either in precisely the same section of the CP or within the File Manager section where you'll recognize them by their little padlock icons.