If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the main website folder or a different one below it. Whenever this option is activated, a pop-up shall appear each and every time anyone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have secured only the domain.com folder. In case the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there isn't any way of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The function could be beneficial in a variety of situations - if only a few people must be able to see specific files, if you are creating a site and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Web Hosting

When you use any of our cloud web hosting packages, you will be able to set up password-protected areas effortlessly even if you have zero experience with this type of matters. We have included a really easy-to-use point-and-click tool in the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all accounts, so you will be able to secure any folder within just a few seconds. You'll only have to select a domain or a subdomain and the exact folder that has to be protected (the main one or a subfolder), and then to type in the username and password that will be used to access the folder in question at some point. Each and every protected folder shall have padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you will be able to see immediately what content is protected and what is not. If needed, you may create several different sets of login details for the same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

You shall be able to set up password protection for any content which you have within your semi-dedicated server account. We have added an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel using which you will be able to switch on the feature with several clicks and with no problems, even if you are not quite tech-savvy. You'll simply have to choose the hostname (domain or subdomain), the exact folder which should be secured (the primary folder or a subfolder) plus the login name and password. The protection shall take effect instantly, so if you make an effort to open the password-protected URL in your Internet browser, you'll need to type the newly created login details in order to proceed. Additionally, you will be able to give different usernames for the very same folder to a number of people, so you will not have to share the same login credentials with everyone. Each 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 with ease.