If you'd like to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you could switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the main Internet site folder or any other one below it. If this feature is active, a pop-up will appear each and every 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 required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected only the domain.com folder. When the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will 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 option could be useful in a variety of cases - if only a number of individuals need to be able to see specific files, if you are creating a site and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, etc.
Password Protected Directories in Shared Website Hosting
With the password protection tool that comes with each shared website hosting
package deal that we offer, you'll be able to protect any content that you have within your account with only a few mouse clicks. Because the tool is a component of our ground breaking Hepsia CP, it offers the exact same uncomplicated interface and you'll not need any special skills to use it. As soon as you navigate to the Password Protection section, you will need to choose one of the domains or subdomains that you have within the account and then choose if the protection should be activated for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then type in the username and the password you want and you shall be all set. A little padlock symbol within the File Manager section will tell you that a specific folder is password-protected. In the exact same way you'll 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 just a few mouse clicks to enable the password protection function for any folder you have, in case you use one of our semi-dedicated plans
. We have an extremely handy tool, that has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals without experience. It's an element of the Hepsia CP, that you will get to manage your new account and once you log in and visit the Password Protection section, you shall be able to choose the domain or subdomain which needs to be secured and then the exact folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see 2 boxes in which you will have to input the login name and the password which will be needed to access the folder in question and you'll be all set to go. By following exactly the same steps, you are able to set up several different login credentials for the same folder to give several people their own username/password. All secured folders shall feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.