If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you could enable password protection for a certain folder - either the primary website folder or any other one below it. Whenever this option is activated, a pop-up will appear each time a person tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected 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 sure that no one shall be able access the secured content. The option can be beneficial in a variety of cases - if only a few people need to be able to see certain files, if you are developing a site and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Web Hosting

With the password protection tool that comes with every single shared web hosting plan that we offer, you will be able to shield any content which you have inside your account with simply a few clicks. As the tool is an element of our innovative Hepsia CP, it provides the same simple interface and you will 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 inside the account and then choose whether the protection should be active for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then type in the username and the password that you want and you will be all set. A small padlock symbol inside the File Manager section will tell you that a specific folder is password-protected. In the very same way you will be able to add multiple usernames and passwords for the same folder if you want several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will require a couple of clicks to enable the password protection feature for any folder you have, in case you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting plans. We have a very helpful tool, that offers a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people without any experience. It is included in the Hepsia Control Panel, which you'll get to manage your new account as soon as you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you will 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'll also see 2 boxes in which you will have to type the login name and the password that'll be required to access the folder in question and you'll be all set to go. By following the exact same steps, you are able to create many different login credentials for the very same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders shall have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.