If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to switch on password protection for a specific folder - either the main site folder or a different one below it. In case this function is enabled, a pop-up shall appear anytime a person attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected just the domain.com folder. When 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 certain that nobody will be able to access the secured content. The option may be beneficial in numerous situations - if only a number of people should be able to see specific files, if you work on a website and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

All our Linux shared hosting service include a really convenient tool that will enable you to shield any folder in your account from unauthorized access with only two mouse clicks. As soon as you log in to your Hepsia hosting CP, you'll simply have to visit the Password Protection section, to pick the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which should be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to type in the username and the password that should be used so as to access the content in question. The feature will be turned on straightaway, so in case you attempt to open the folder/website, you'll be prompted to type in the login information. You can set up or remove numerous usernames for the exact same folder, if necessary. When you check out the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be marked with a compact padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password shall be very easy if you host your websites inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that's incorporated into the Hepsia CP, will permit you to select the particular folder which you want to secure with a few mouse clicks and all you will have to enter shall be the username and the password that will be used to access it later on. You'll not encounter any problems even if you have not had a web hosting account before, because you do not need any previous knowledge or coding skills to activate the function. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you shall be able to create many usernames for the very same password-protected area, so lots of people shall be able to access a certain folder with their own login credentials. You'll be able to see the protected folders conveniently either in the same section of the Control Panel or in the File Manager section where you shall detect them by their tiny padlock icons.