If you want to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you could enable password protection for a particular folder - either the main site folder or another one below it. When this feature is activated, a pop-up will appear every time a person tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected the domain.com folder. If the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any way of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The function may be useful in a variety of cases - if only a few individuals need to be able to see specific files, if you work on an Internet site and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Web Hosting

If you use any of our cloud web hosting solutions, you can set up password-protected areas effortlessly even if you don't have any experience with this type of matters. We have built in an extremely easy-to-use point-and-click tool in the Hepsia Control Panel, offered with all accounts, so you'll be able to protect any folder within merely seconds. You will only have to choose a domain or a subdomain and the particular folder which has to be secured (the primary one or a subfolder), and then to type the preferred username and password that'll be used to access the folder in question later on. Each protected folder will have a padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you shall be able to see instantly what content is secured and what is not. If needed, you can create a number of sets of login credentials for precisely the same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

You'll be able to create password protection for any content which you have in your semi-dedicated server account. We've included an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel via which you shall be able to activate the function with a number of mouse clicks and with no difficulties, even if you are not really tech-savvy. You will only have to choose the hostname (domain or subdomain), the particular folder which should be secured (the main folder or a subfolder) as well as the login name and password. The protection shall take effect at once, so if you try to open the password-protected URL inside your web browser, you will need to type the newly created login details in order to proceed. You will also be able to give different usernames for the exact same folder to a number of individuals, so you will not need to share the same login details with anybody. Each password-protected folder shall have a compact padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you will be able to recognize this kind of folders with ease.