If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can enable password protection for a certain folder - either the main Internet site folder or another one below it. Whenever this function is active, a pop-up shall appear anytime a person attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login information will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have secured only the domain.com folder. If the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there's no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that no one will be able to access the protected content. The option could be helpful in various cases - if only a few individuals need to be able to see specific files, if you are building a website and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

With the password protection tool that comes with every cloud website hosting plan that we provide, you will be able to secure any content which you have within your account with simply a few mouse clicks. Since the tool is a component of our ground breaking Hepsia Control Panel, it features the exact same uncomplicated interface and you shall not require any special skills to use it. Once you visit the Password Protection section, you will need to select one of the domains or subdomains that you have within the account and then decide whether the protection should be active for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then input the username and the password that you would like and you shall be all set to go. A little padlock symbol inside the File Manager section will tell you that a particular folder is password-protected. In the exact same way you shall be able to include numerous usernames and passwords for the same folder if you'd like several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will take a few 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 effective 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 CP, which you will get to manage your new account as soon as you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you will be able to pick the domain or subdomain that needs to be secured and then the particular folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see two boxes where you shall have to enter the login name and the password that will be required to access the folder in question and you'll be ready. By following the exact same steps, you can set up many different login credentials for the same folder to give several people their own username/password. All secured folders will have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.