If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to enable password protection for a given folder - either the main site folder or a different one below it. If this option is active, a pop-up shall appear anytime anyone 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 secured the domain.com folder. When the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any way to get around this restriction, so you can be certain that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The option can be beneficial in a number of cases - if only certain people must be able to see certain files, if you are creating a website and you don't want people to see it before it's completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

Creating a password-protected area will take just several mouse clicks and a few seconds if you host your websites inside a cloud hosting account with us. You will not have to do anything complicated - you'll need to choose a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it must be protected, and then to enter the login name and password that will be used to access that folder. When a number of people require their own login details, there shall not be a problem to make several different usernames with access to the same exact folder. All protected folders will appear with a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this option is active. If you'd like to disable the protection function for any folder, you can deactivate it from the same exact section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will require 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 servers. We have a very effective tool, that 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 CP, that you will get to manage your new account as soon as you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you will be able to pick the domain or subdomain that needs to be secured and then the specific folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You shall also see two boxes where you will have to type the login name and the password that will be needed to access the folder in question and you'll be all set. By following the exact same steps, you can create a variety of login credentials for the very same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders will have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.