If you want to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you'll be able to switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the primary site folder or any other one below it. Whenever this function is activated, a pop-up will appear each and every time someone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured the domain.com folder. In case the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that no one shall be able access the protected content. The option may be beneficial in a variety of scenarios - if only certain people need to be able to see particular files, if you are building a site and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Web Hosting

All of our Linux cloud web hosting include an exceptionally useful tool which will allow you to protect any folder in your account from unauthorized access with just 2 clicks. As soon as you log in to your Hepsia website hosting CP, you will simply have to visit the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that needs to be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to type in the username and the password that should be used so as to access the content in question. The feature shall be activated immediately, so if you try to open the folder/website, you shall be prompted to input the login credentials. You could set up or remove multiple usernames for the same folder, if necessary. When you check out the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be shown with a compact padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Protecting any folder with a password shall be very simple if you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that's built into the Hepsia CP, will permit you to choose the exact folder that you want to protect with a few clicks and all you will need to input shall be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later on. You won't experience any difficulties even if you have not had a web hosting account before, because you do not need any previous knowledge or programming skills to switch on the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you'll be able to create many usernames for the very same password-protected area, so a number of people shall be able to access a certain folder with their own login details. You'll be able to see the secured folders at a glance either in the same section of the CP or within the File Manager section where you will identify them by their tiny padlock icons.