If you'd like to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to enable password protection for a given folder - either the main website folder or another one below it. When this function is active, a pop-up shall appear every time a person tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login details will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected the domain.com folder. In case 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 positive that no one shall be able access the protected content. The option can be beneficial in numerous situations - if only a number of people must be able to see certain files, if you work on a site and you don't want people to see it before it is completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

Creating a password-protected area shall take just a couple of mouse clicks and a few seconds when you host your sites inside a cloud hosting account with us. You will not need to do anything difficult - you'll have to pick a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it must be protected, and then to type in the login name and password which will be used to access that folder. If a number of people need their own login credentials, there won't be a problem to create numerous different usernames with access to the same folder. All secured folders will appear with a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you will always know where this function is activated. If you want to deactivate the security feature for any folder, you can disable it from the exact same section of the Control Panel where you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You shall be able to set up password protection for any content that you have within your semi-dedicated server account. We have included an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel through which you shall be able to enable the function with a few clicks and with no difficulties, even if you're not very tech-savvy. You'll simply have to select the hostname (domain or subdomain), the specific folder which must be secured (the main folder or a subfolder) plus the login name and password. The protection will take effect at once, so if you make an effort to open the password-protected URL inside your web browser, you'll need to type in the newly created login details before you proceed. Additionally, you'll be able to give different usernames for the very same folder to a number of individuals, so you'll not need to share the same login credentials with anyone. Any password-protected folder will have a tiny padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you shall be able to recognize such folders effortlessly.