If you want to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you could activate password protection for a particular folder - either the primary Internet site folder or any other one below it. In case this feature is enabled, a pop-up will 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 in case you have protected only the domain.com folder. When the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The option could be useful in numerous cases - if only some individuals need to be able to see certain files, if you are developing an Internet site and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

If you use any of our cloud website hosting solutions, you shall be able to set up password-protected areas without difficulty even if you have no experience with this kind of matters. We've incorporated a very easy-to-use point-and-click tool into the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with all accounts, so you'll be able to protect any folder within a matter of seconds. You will simply have to choose a domain or a subdomain and the exact folder which must be secured (the primary one or a subfolder), and then to type the username and password that'll be used to access the folder in question when you need it. Every protected folder shall have padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you'll be able to see easily what content is protected and what's not. If required, you may create a number of different sets of login details for exactly the same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password will be quite simple if you host your Internet sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that's incorporated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will permit you to pick the particular folder you'd like to protect with a few clicks and all you will need to enter shall be the username and the password which will be used to access it later. You won't encounter any troubles even if you have never had a web hosting account before, due to the fact that you don't need any previous knowledge or programming skills to switch on the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you will be able to set up various usernames for the very same password-protected area, so numerous individuals shall be able to access a particular folder with their own login details. You will be able to see the protected folders conveniently either in the exact same section of the Control Panel or in the File Manager section where you shall recognize them by their small padlock icons.