If you want to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you could enable password protection for a given folder - either the main site folder or any other one below it. If this function is enabled, a pop-up shall appear each and 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 shall be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected only the domain.com folder. If the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no way to get around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one shall be able access the secured content. The option may be useful in a number of scenarios - if only certain people need to be able to see specific files, if you are developing an Internet site and you don't want people to see it before it's completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

With the password protection tool provided with every cloud website hosting package which we provide, you will be able to shield any content that you have within your account with only a few mouse clicks. Since the tool is an element of our innovative Hepsia CP, it offers the same uncomplicated interface and you will not require any special skills to use it. Once you go to the Password Protection section, you'll have to choose one of the domains or subdomains which you have within the account and then choose whether the protection should be turned on for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then type in the username and the password that you'd like and you'll be all set. A little padlock icon in the File Manager section will tell you that a certain folder is password-protected. In the same exact way you will be able to add multiple usernames and passwords for the same folder if you'd like several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Protecting any folder with a password shall be really easy if you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that is integrated into the Hepsia CP, will permit you to pick the exact folder you would like to protect with a couple of mouse clicks and all you'll need to type in shall be the username and the password that'll be used to access it afterwards. You won't encounter any issues even if you haven't had a hosting account before, considering that you don't need any previous knowledge or programming skills to enable the feature. If you repeat the same simple steps, you'll be able to set up numerous usernames for the very same password-protected area, so numerous individuals shall be able to access a given folder with their own login credentials. You shall be able to see the secured folders very easily either in the same section of the CP or inside the File Manager section where you'll identify them by their little padlock icons.