If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can enable password protection for a certain folder - either the primary website folder or another one below it. Whenever this option is active, a pop-up shall appear every time anyone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have secured just the domain.com folder. If the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that nobody will be able to access the shielded content. The function could be beneficial in a variety of situations - if only a few individuals need to 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, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Hosting

All of our Linux hosting come with an exceptionally convenient tool that will enable you to secure any folder within your account from unauthorized access with only 2 mouse clicks. Once you log in to your Hepsia web hosting CP, you'll simply have to go to the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which has to be protected - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to type in the username and the password which have to be used in order to access the content in question. The function shall be active instantly, so in case you attempt to open the folder/website, you shall be prompted to enter the login information. You can set up or remove multiple usernames for the very same folder, if necessary. When you go to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be marked with a small padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will require a few mouse clicks to enable the password protection function for any folder that you have, when you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting service. We have an exceptionally handy tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people with zero experience. It is included in the Hepsia CP, which you will get to manage your new account as soon as you log in and go to the Password Protection section, you will be able to select the domain or subdomain that should be secured and then the exact folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see two boxes where you shall have to type in the login name and the password that'll be needed to access the folder in question and you will be all set to go. By following exactly the same steps, you are able to set up a variety of login credentials for the same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders shall have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.