If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you can enable password protection for a specific folder - either the main Internet site folder or another one below it. If this option is enabled, a pop-up will 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 information will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have secured just the domain.com folder. In case the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no way to get around this restriction, so you can be sure that nobody shall be able access the shielded content. The option may be beneficial in numerous situations - if only certain individuals must be able to see specific files, if you are developing a site and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, etc.
Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting
When you use any of our shared hosting
packages, you'll be able to create password-protected areas easily even if you have no experience with this type of matters. We have integrated an extremely easy-to-use point-and-click tool into the Hepsia Control Panel, offered with all accounts, so you will be able to secure any folder within just a few seconds. You'll simply have to pick a domain or a subdomain and the exact folder that has to be secured (the primary one or a subfolder), and then to type in the desired username and password that'll be used to access the folder in question when you need it. Each secured folder will have a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you'll be able to see instantly what content is secured and what is not. If necessary, you can create a number of different sets of login credentials for exactly the same folder.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting
It will take several mouse clicks to activate the password protection feature for any folder that you have, in case you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting
. We have an extremely handy tool, that has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people without experience. It's part of the Hepsia CP, which you will get to manage your new account and when you log in and navigate to the Password Protection section, you will be able to pick the domain or subdomain that should be secured and then the specific folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You shall also see 2 boxes in which you will have to type in the login name and the password that will be necessary to access the folder in question and you will be all set to go. By following the very same steps, you are able to create several different login credentials for the exact same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All secured folders will feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.