If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you'll be able to switch on password protection for a given folder - either the main Internet site folder or any other one below it. Whenever this function is active, a pop-up will appear anytime anyone 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 in case you have protected only the domain.com folder. If the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any way to get around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one shall be able access the protected content. The function may be beneficial in various situations - if only certain people must be able to see certain files, if you are creating an Internet site and you don't want people to see it before it is completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Hosting

Setting up a password-protected area shall take only a few mouse clicks and a few seconds when you host your sites within a hosting account with us. You'll not have to do anything complicated - you'll need to select a domain/subdomain, to pick which folder under it must be protected, and then to input the login name and password that'll be used to access that folder. When a number of people need their own login credentials, there shall not be a problem to set up a variety of different usernames with access to the exact same folder. All secured folders will appear with a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you shall always know where this function is activated. If you would like to turn off the security feature for any folder, you can disable it from the exact same section of the CP where you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password shall be quite simple if you host your sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that is integrated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will enable you to select the exact folder that you want to secure with a couple of mouse clicks and all you'll have to type will be the username and the password which will be used to access it later. You won't encounter any problems even if you have never had a hosting account before, since you don't need any previous knowledge or computer programming skills to activate the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you shall be able to set up different usernames for the same password-protected area, so numerous individuals shall be able to access a given folder with their own login details. You will be able to see the protected folders instantly either in precisely the same section of the CP or within the File Manager section where you will detect them by their tiny padlock icons.