If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you could enable password protection for a specific folder - either the primary site folder or a different one below it. In case this function is enabled, a pop-up will appear every time someone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login details will be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected only the domain.com folder. If the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that nobody shall be able access the secured content. The feature may be beneficial in numerous cases - if only a few people should be able to see particular files, if you work on a site and you don't want people to see it before it's completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

With the password protection tool provided with every cloud hosting package that we offer, you will be able to shield any content which you have inside your account with simply a few clicks. Because the tool is an element of our innovative Hepsia CP, it offers the same simple interface and you shall not need any special skills to use it. When you navigate to the Password Protection section, you will need to select one of the domains or subdomains you have in the account and then choose whether the protection should be activated for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then enter the username and the password that you would like and you will be all set. A small padlock symbol in the File Manager section will tell you that a certain folder is password-protected. In the very same way you will be able to add a number of usernames and passwords for the same folder if you'd like several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will require a couple of mouse clicks to enable the password protection function for any folder which you have, if you use one of our semi-dedicated servers. We have an incredibly handy tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people with no experience. It is an element of the Hepsia Control Panel, that you will get to manage your new account and when you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you shall be able to select the domain or subdomain that should be protected and then the particular folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see 2 boxes in which you will have to type in the login name and the password that'll be required to access the folder in question and you will be ready. By following the very same steps, you will be able to set up a variety of 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.