If you wish to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you'll be able to activate password protection for a specific folder - either the primary site folder or a different one below it. Whenever this feature is enabled, a pop-up will appear anytime anyone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured just the domain.com folder. In case the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there isn't any method of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The option could be useful in numerous cases - if only some people must be able to see specific files, if you are developing a site and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Website Hosting

All of our shared website hosting plans include a really useful tool which will enable you to shield any folder inside your account from unauthorized access with simply 2 mouse clicks. When you log in to your Hepsia web hosting CP, you will only have to navigate to the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that has to be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to input the username and the password which should be used so as to access the content in question. The feature will be active instantly, so if you make an effort to open the folder/website, you shall be prompted to type in the login details. You could create or remove multiple usernames for the same folder, if required. When you navigate to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be indicated by a little 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, if you use one of our semi-dedicated plans. We have an extremely effective tool, that offers a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people without any experience. It's part of the Hepsia CP, that you will get to manage your new account and once you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you'll be able to choose the domain or subdomain that needs to be protected and then the particular folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see 2 boxes where you shall have to enter the login name and the password which will be required to access the folder in question and you will be good to go. By following the very same steps, you will be able to create many different login credentials for the same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All secured folders will feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.