If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can enable password protection for a certain folder - either the main site folder or another one below it. Whenever this feature is turned on, a pop-up shall appear every time somebody tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured just the domain.com folder. If the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The option may be beneficial in various scenarios - if only some people must be able to see certain files, if you are creating an Internet site and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

All our cloud website hosting plans include an exceptionally convenient tool which will enable you to secure any folder within your account from unauthorized access with simply 2 clicks. As soon as you log in to your Hepsia hosting CP, you will only have to visit the Password Protection section, to pick the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which should be protected - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to type in the username and the password that must be used so as to access the content in question. The feature will be active instantly, so if you attempt to open the folder/website, you will be prompted to type in the login info. You may create or remove multiple usernames for the very same folder, if needed. When you navigate to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be shown with a tiny padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Protecting any folder with a password shall be very easy if you host your Internet sites in a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that is incorporated into the Hepsia CP, will allow you to select the exact folder which you want to protect with a few mouse clicks and all you'll need to enter shall be the username and the password that will be used to access it subsequently. You will not encounter any troubles even if you haven't had a web hosting account before, considering that you do not need any previous knowledge or coding skills to activate the feature. If you repeat the same simple steps, you will be able to set up numerous usernames for the same password-protected area, so a number of people shall be able to access a particular folder with their own login details. You'll be able to see the secured folders instantly either in precisely the same section of the CP or within the File Manager section where you will detect them by their compact padlock icons.