If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to enable password protection for a certain folder - either the primary website folder or any other one below it. In case this option is active, a pop-up will appear anytime someone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured the domain.com folder. If the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that no one will be able to access the protected content. The function can be beneficial in a number of cases - if only some individuals need to be able to see specific files, if you are developing an Internet site and you don't want people to see it before it is completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Web Hosting

Creating a password-protected area will take no more than a couple of mouse clicks and a few seconds when you host your sites within a cloud web hosting account with us. You shall not need to do anything complex - you'll have to choose a domain/subdomain, to choose which folder under it must be protected, and then to input the login name and password that will be used to access that folder. If a number of individuals require their own login details, there will not be a problem to set up numerous different usernames with access to the exact same folder. All secured folders will appear with a padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this function is enabled. If you'd like to turn off the protection function for any folder, you can disable it from the same section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You shall be able to create password protection for any content you have in your semi-dedicated server account. We have included an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel using which you shall be able to enable the feature with a number of clicks and without any difficulties, even if you're not quite tech-savvy. You'll only need to select the hostname (domain or subdomain), the particular folder that must be secured (the primary folder or a subfolder) and the login name and password. The protection will take effect instantaneously, so if you make an attempt to open the password-protected URL within your Internet browser, you'll have to type in the newly created login details before you proceed. You'll also be able to give different usernames for the exact same folder to a number of individuals, so you will not need to share the same login details with anybody. Each password-protected folder shall have a small padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you'll be able to recognize such folders with ease.