If you want to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can switch on password protection for a particular folder - either the main Internet site folder or another one below it. If this option is activated, a pop-up will appear anytime anyone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected just the domain.com folder. In case the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no way of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that nobody will be able to access the shielded content. The option could be beneficial in numerous situations - if only certain individuals need to be able to see particular files, if you are building a website and you don't want people to see it before it's completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

All of our cloud packages come with an exceptionally convenient tool that'll enable you to protect any folder within your account from unauthorized access with just 2 clicks. When you log in to your Hepsia hosting CP, you will just have to navigate to the Password Protection section, to choose the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which should be protected - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to input the username and the password which must be used to access the content in question. The feature will be turned on instantly, so if you attempt to open the folder/website, you will be prompted to type in the login details. You could set up or remove numerous usernames for the same folder, if required. If you go to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be marked with a compact padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to create password protection for any content you have in your semi-dedicated server account. We've added an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel through which you will be able to activate the feature with a few mouse clicks and without any problems, even if you're not really tech-savvy. You will only need to select the hostname (domain or subdomain), the particular folder which needs to be secured (the primary folder or a subfolder) as well as the login name and password. The protection will take effect instantly, so if you make an effort to open the password-protected URL within your Internet browser, you'll have to type in the newly created login credentials in order to proceed. You will also be able to give different usernames for the exact same folder to a number of people, so you will not have to share the same login credentials with anyone. Each password-protected folder will have a small padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you shall be able to recognize this kind of folders effortlessly.