If you'd like to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to activate password protection for a particular folder - either the main website folder or another one below it. When this function is active, a pop-up will 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 info will be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have secured just the domain.com folder. When the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that no one shall be able access the protected content. The feature can be useful in a variety of cases - if only some individuals should be able to see certain files, if you are creating an Internet site and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

If you use any of our shared hosting solutions, you will be able to make password-protected areas effortlessly even if you have zero experience with this sort of matters. We've incorporated a really easy-to-use point-and-click tool within the Hepsia CP, offered with all accounts, so you shall be able to protect any folder within just a few seconds. You will simply have to pick a domain or a subdomain and the particular folder that must be secured (the main one or a subfolder), and then to type the preferred username and password that'll be used to access the folder in question at some point. Each protected folder will have a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you will be able to see easily what content is secured and what's not. If needed, you could make several different sets of login credentials for precisely the same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Protecting any folder with a password will be quite simple if you host your Internet sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that's incorporated into the Hepsia CP, will allow you to pick the exact folder you'd like to protect with a couple of mouse clicks and all you'll need to enter will be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later on. You won't experience any complications even if you have not had a hosting account before, due to the fact that you don't need any previous knowledge or computer programming skills to switch on the function. If you repeat the same basic steps, you shall be able to create various usernames for the very same password-protected area, so many people will be able to access a given folder with their own login credentials. You will be able to see the secured folders very easily either in the very same section of the Control Panel or in the File Manager section where you will recognize them by their little padlock icons.