If you'd like to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you could switch on password protection for a given folder - either the primary Internet site folder or a different one below it. In case this feature is active, a pop-up will 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 information will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured just the domain.com folder. If the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there's no way to get around this restriction, so you can be sure that no one shall be able access the protected content. The option may be useful in a variety of situations - if only certain people must be able to see certain files, if you work on a website and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Hosting

Creating a password-protected area will take no more than several mouse clicks and a few seconds when you host your websites within a hosting account with our company. You'll not need to do anything complicated - you'll need to select a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it should be secured, and then to input the login name and password that'll be used to access that folder. In case a number of people need their own login details, there shall not be a problem to make a variety of different usernames with access to the same exact folder. All protected folders shall appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this option is enabled. If you would like to disable the protection feature for any folder, you can disable it from the exact same section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Protecting any folder with a password shall be really easy if you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, which is built into the Hepsia Control Panel, will allow you to pick the specific folder you'd like to secure with a couple of clicks and all you'll need to enter shall be the username and the password which will be used to access it afterwards. You will not experience any troubles even if you haven't had a website hosting account before, due to the fact that you don't need any previous knowledge or computer programming skills to enable the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you shall be able to create numerous usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so a number of people shall be able to access a particular folder with their own login credentials. You'll be able to see the protected folders at a glance either in the same section of the CP or in the File Manager section where you'll detect them by their compact padlock icons.