If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to 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 shall appear every time anyone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured the domain.com folder. When the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no method of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that nobody will be able to access the protected content. The function can be helpful in numerous scenarios - if only some people must 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 forth.

Password Protected Directories in Web Hosting

With the password protection tool that is included with every single web hosting package deal which we provide, you will be able to secure any content which you have within your account with merely a few clicks. Due to the fact that the tool is an element of our innovative Hepsia CP, it offers the same uncomplicated interface and you'll not need any special skills to use it. When you visit the Password Protection section, you'll need to select one of the domains or subdomains which you have within the account and then choose if the protection should be turned on for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then type the username and the password that you would like and you shall be set. A little padlock icon inside the File Manager section will tell you that a specific folder is password-protected. In the exact same way you will be able to add several 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 several clicks to enable the password protection function for any folder that you have, in case you use one of our semi-dedicated plans. We have an exceptionally effective tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people with zero experience. It is a part of the Hepsia Control Panel, that you will get to manage your new account and once you log in and navigate to the Password Protection section, you will be able to select the domain or subdomain which should be protected and then the particular folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You shall also see two boxes where you shall have to type in the login name and the password which will be needed to access the folder in question and you shall be all set. By following precisely the same steps, you can set up many different login credentials for the exact same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders shall have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.