If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to activate password protection for a given folder - either the main website folder or another one below it. When this option is activated, a pop-up shall appear every time somebody attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info will be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have secured only the domain.com folder. If the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that no one shall be able access the protected content. The feature can be useful in numerous situations - if only a number of individuals should be able to see specific files, if you are building a website and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

With the password protection tool supplied with every cloud website hosting package deal that we provide, you'll be able to secure any content which you have within your account with simply a few mouse clicks. Since the tool is an element of our revolutionary Hepsia Control Panel, it has the exact same simple interface and you shall not need any special skills to use it. As soon as you check out the Password Protection section, you will need to select one of the domains or subdomains you have inside the account and then decide whether the protection should be activated for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then type in the username and the password that you want and you shall be all set to go. A little padlock symbol within the File Manager section will tell you that a certain folder is password-protected. In the same way you will be able to add many usernames and passwords for the same folder if you want several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password shall be really easy if you host your Internet sites within a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that's built into the Hepsia Control Panel, will permit you to choose the specific folder you'd like to secure with a few clicks and all you will have to enter will be the username and the password that will be used to access it afterwards. You won't encounter any complications even if you have not had a website hosting account before, because you do not need any previous knowledge or computer programming skills to switch on the feature. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you shall be able to create 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'll be able to see the protected folders easily either in the exact same section of the CP or inside the File Manager section where you'll recognize them by their tiny padlock icons.