If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to enable password protection for a certain folder - either the primary website folder or any other one below it. Whenever this feature is turned on, a pop-up shall 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 details will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected just the domain.com folder. If the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any way of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that no one shall be able access the protected content. The option can be beneficial in a number of cases - if only some people must be able to see particular files, if you are creating a site and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Website Hosting

All of our shared website hosting feature a very useful tool that'll permit you to shield any folder inside your account from unauthorized access with only 2 clicks. As soon as you log in to your Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you'll only have to visit the Password Protection section, to pick 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 which must be used to access the content in question. The feature shall be activated straightaway, so in case you attempt to open the folder/website, you shall be prompted to type in the login credentials. You could create or remove multiple usernames for the exact same folder, if necessary. If 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

Securing any folder with a password will be very simple if you host your websites within a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that's built into the Hepsia Control Panel, will enable you to pick the exact folder that you want to protect with a few clicks and all you'll have to type shall be the username and the password which will be used to access it later on. You'll not encounter any issues even if you haven't had a website hosting account before, since you do not need any previous knowledge or computer programming skills to switch on the function. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you will be able to set up various usernames for the very same password-protected area, so many people will be able to access a particular folder with their own login details. You will be able to see the secured folders instantly either in the exact same section of the Control Panel or in the File Manager section where you shall recognize them by their little padlock icons.