If you want to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you'll be able to switch on password protection for a specific folder - either the main Internet site folder or any other one below it. In case this function is activated, a pop-up will appear each time somebody attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected the domain.com folder. If the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The function can be helpful in numerous scenarios - if only some people should be able to see particular files, if you are creating a website and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Website Hosting

If you use any of our shared website hosting plans, you will be able to set up password-protected areas effortlessly even if you have no experience with this kind of matters. We have built in a really easy-to-use point-and-click tool into the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with all accounts, so you will be able to secure any folder within just seconds. You'll simply have to choose a domain or a subdomain and the exact folder which has to be protected (the primary one or a subfolder), and then to type in the username and password that'll be used to access the folder in question in the future. Each secured folder will have a padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you'll be able to see at a glance what content is protected and what is not. If needed, you may create a number of sets of login details for the exact same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you shall be able to secure any content you have uploaded by using our protection tool. Its interface is as basic and intuitive as that of the Hepsia CP it is a part of, so you will not have to type in any code at any time. You will only need to select one of the domains/subdomains you have in the web hosting account and to select which folder needs to be password-protected - the website’s root folder or some folder below it. You can then enter the username and the password, that will be stored in encrypted form in our system, and you will be all set. The protection will be activated immediately, so anyone that tries to access the freshly secured folder will have to type in the accurate login info. If several people have to be able to access precisely the same content, you can create a separate username for each of them.