If you wish to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you'll be able to switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the main website folder or any other one below it. Whenever this function is enabled, a pop-up will appear anytime a person 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 secured just the domain.com folder. When the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there's no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that nobody shall be able access the secured content. The function could be useful in a number of cases - if only certain people need to be able to see specific files, if you are building a site and you don't want people to see it before it is completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

Creating a password-protected area shall take merely several mouse clicks and a few seconds when you host your sites in a cloud website hosting account with our company. You shall not need to do anything difficult - you will need to choose a domain/subdomain, to pick which folder under it should be protected, and then to type in the login name and password which will be used to access that folder. If a number of individuals need their own login credentials, there will not be a problem to create numerous different usernames with access to the exact same folder. All protected folders shall appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this feature is active. If you'd like to disable the protection function for any folder, you can disable it from the very same section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Protecting any folder with a password will be quite simple if you host your sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, which is integrated into the Hepsia CP, will permit you to select the particular folder you would like to secure with a couple of clicks and all you will have to enter shall be the username and the password that will be used to access it afterwards. You won't experience any problems even if you have not had a website hosting account before, since you don't need any previous knowledge or coding skills to activate the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you'll be able to create various usernames for the same password-protected area, so numerous individuals will be able to access a particular folder with their own login credentials. You will be able to see the protected folders at a glance either in precisely the same section of the Control Panel or within the File Manager section where you will detect them by their small padlock icons.