If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you'll be able to enable password protection for a certain folder - either the main website folder or a different one below it. When this option is enabled, a pop-up shall appear each time someone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have secured only the domain.com folder. When the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there's no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that no one shall be able access the protected content. The feature could be helpful in numerous scenarios - if only a number of people need to be able to see particular files, if you work on an Internet site and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Website Hosting

With the password protection tool provided with every single website hosting package that we offer, you shall be able to secure any content that you have in your account with merely a few clicks. Since the tool is part of our revolutionary Hepsia CP, it has the exact same simple interface and you'll not need any special skills to use it. When you visit the Password Protection section, you'll have to choose one of the domains or subdomains that you have within the account and then decide if the protection should be switched on for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then enter the username and the password you want and you'll be all set to go. A little padlock icon inside the File Manager section will tell you that a particular folder is password-protected. In the very same way you will be able to add many 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

You shall be able to create password protection for any content which you have in your semi-dedicated server account. We've included an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia hosting Control Panel where you shall be able to enable the feature with a number of clicks and with no problems, even if you are not very tech-savvy. You will simply need to select the hostname (domain or subdomain), the exact folder which has to be protected (the main folder or a subfolder) plus the login name and password. The protection will take effect immediately, so if you try to open the password-protected URL inside your Internet browser, you will have to input the newly created login credentials before you can proceed. Additionally, you'll be able to give different usernames for the very same folder to a number of individuals, so you will not need to share the same login credentials with everybody. Any password-protected folder shall have a compact padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you will be able to recognize this sort of folders in no time.