If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to activate password protection for a particular folder - either the main site folder or any other one below it. Whenever this feature is enabled, a pop-up shall appear every time a person tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login information will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have secured the domain.com folder. In case the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any way to get around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one shall be able access the secured content. The function could be beneficial in numerous scenarios - if only a number of individuals must be able to see particular files, if you work on an Internet site and you don't want people to see it before it's completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

With the password protection tool that comes with each and every cloud website hosting package deal which we provide, you'll be able to secure any content that you have within your account with simply a few mouse clicks. Since the tool is a component of our revolutionary Hepsia Control Panel, it provides the same simple interface and you will not need any special skills to use it. Once you navigate to the Password Protection section, you'll have to select one of the domains or subdomains which you have in the account and then choose whether the protection should be turned on for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then type the username and the password that you would like and you shall be all set to go. A little padlock symbol in the File Manager section will tell you that a certain folder is password-protected. In the same way you will be able to include several usernames and passwords for the same folder if you would like several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will require a couple of clicks to turn on the password protection function for any folder you have, in case you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated servers. We have an extremely handy tool, that has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals with zero experience. It is a part of the Hepsia CP, which you will get to manage your new account and when you log in and visit the Password Protection section, you shall be able to choose the domain or subdomain that needs to be secured and then the particular folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You'll also see 2 boxes where you shall have to type the login name and the password that will be needed to access the folder in question and you shall be all set. By following the very same steps, you can set up a variety of login credentials for the exact same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All secured folders will feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.