If you'd like to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can activate password protection for a particular folder - either the primary Internet site folder or any other one below it. In case this option is enabled, a pop-up will appear anytime somebody tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected the domain.com folder. When the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no way to get around this restriction, so you can be certain that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The function may be helpful in various scenarios - if only a few individuals must be able to see particular files, if you are building a site and you don't want people to see it before it's completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Web Hosting

With the password protection tool that is included with each and every web hosting plan which we offer, you'll be able to secure any content that you have in your account with just a few clicks. Since the tool is a component of our ground breaking Hepsia CP, it has the exact same simple interface and you shall not need any special skills to use it. As soon as you visit the Password Protection section, you will have to select one of the domains or subdomains you have inside the account and then decide if the protection should be turned on for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then enter the username and the password that you would like and you shall be ready. A tiny padlock symbol in the File Manager section will tell you that a specific folder is password-protected. In the same exact way you'll be able to add multiple usernames and passwords for the same folder if you would like several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will require a few clicks to turn on the password protection feature for any folder that you have, in case you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated packages. We have an extremely helpful tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people without experience. It is part of the Hepsia Control Panel, which you will get to manage your new account and when you log in and go to the Password Protection section, you will be able to choose the domain or subdomain that should be secured and then the particular folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You'll also see two boxes where you shall have to enter the login name and the password that will be needed to access the folder in question and you shall be ready. By following precisely the same steps, you are able to create a number of login credentials for the same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders shall have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.