If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can switch on password protection for a particular folder - either the main website folder or a different one below it. Whenever this feature is active, 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 only the domain.com folder. When the credentials 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 will be able to access the shielded content. The feature may be beneficial in various cases - if only a few people should be able to see specific files, if you are building 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 shall take only a few mouse clicks and a few seconds when you host your websites within a hosting account with us. You will not have to do anything challenging - you'll need to pick a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it should be secured, and then to input the login name and password which will be used to access that folder. If a number of people need their own login details, there won't be a problem to make numerous different usernames with access to the very same folder. All secured folders shall appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you will always know where this feature is enabled. If you want to deactivate the security function for any folder, you can deactivate it from the exact same section of the CP in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password will be very easy if you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that's incorporated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will enable you to pick the exact folder that you want to secure with a couple of mouse clicks and all you'll need to type in will be the username and the password which will be used to access it subsequently. You will not experience any difficulties even if you have not had a hosting account before, since you do not need any previous knowledge or programming skills to activate the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you'll be able to set up numerous usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so a number of people will be able to access a given folder with their own login details. You shall be able to see the secured folders instantly either in the very same section of the CP or within the File Manager section where you will recognize them by their compact padlock icons.