If you wish to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the main website folder or a different one below it. If this feature is activated, a pop-up shall appear each and every time somebody attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info will be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected just the domain.com folder. When the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there isn't any way of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The function may be useful in numerous cases - if only certain people must be able to see certain 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 Hosting

Setting up a password-protected area will take only several mouse clicks and a few seconds if you host your sites in a cloud hosting account with our company. You will not need to do anything complicated - you will have to select a domain/subdomain, to pick which folder under it has to be secured, and then to type in the login name and password that'll be used to access that folder. When a number of individuals need their own login credentials, there will not be a problem to set up several different usernames with access to the same exact folder. All protected folders will appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you will always know where this function is active. If you would like to deactivate the security feature for any folder, you can disable it from the same section of the CP where you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will take several mouse clicks to turn on the password protection feature for any folder which you have, if you use one of our semi-dedicated service. We have an extremely handy tool, that offers a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals without any experience. It's a part of the Hepsia CP, which you'll get to manage your new account and once you log in and navigate to the Password Protection section, you'll be able to select the domain or subdomain that should be secured and then the specific folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see 2 boxes in which you will have to input the login name and the password which will be necessary to access the folder in question and you will be good to go. By following exactly the same steps, you are able to create a number of login credentials for the very same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders will feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.