If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to switch on password protection for a particular folder - either the primary site folder or a different one below it. When this feature is activated, a pop-up will appear every time somebody tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details will be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected the domain.com folder. If the credentials are not 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 secured content. The feature can be beneficial in various scenarios - if only certain people should be able to see specific files, if you are creating an Internet site and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Web Hosting

Setting up a password-protected area shall take merely several mouse clicks and a few seconds when you host your websites within a cloud web hosting account with us. You will not have to do anything difficult - you will have to select a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it must be protected, and then to enter the login name and password that'll be used to access that folder. If a number of individuals need their own login credentials, there shall not be a problem to set up a variety of different usernames with access to the very same folder. All secured folders shall appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this option is activated. If you want to turn off 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

Securing any folder with a password shall be very easy if you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that is integrated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will enable you to choose the exact folder you would like to protect with a couple of clicks and all you'll have to input shall be the username and the password which will be used to access it later. You will not encounter any problems even if you haven't had a website hosting account before, due to the fact that you do not need any previous knowledge or coding skills to enable the feature. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you will be able to create different usernames for the same password-protected area, so a number of people will be able to access a particular folder with their own login credentials. You will be able to see the protected folders very easily either in precisely the same section of the Control Panel or within the File Manager section where you shall detect them by their compact padlock icons.