If you'd like to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you'll be able to enable password protection for a particular folder - either the main website folder or a different one below it. If this feature is turned on, a pop-up will appear anytime somebody tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login info will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured just the domain.com folder. If the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there's no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The feature could be beneficial in various scenarios - if only certain individuals need to be able to see particular files, if you are creating a site and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Web Hosting

Setting up a password-protected area will take just several clicks and a few seconds if you host your sites in a shared web hosting account with our company. You won't need to do anything challenging - you'll need to select a domain/subdomain, to choose 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 need their own login details, there won't be a problem to create several different usernames with access to the very same folder. All secured folders shall appear with a padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you will always know where this option is active. If you would like to deactivate the protection feature for any folder, you can disable it from the same exact section of the CP where you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will take just a few clicks to turn on the password protection feature for any folder that you have, when you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages. We have an extremely effective tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals with no experience. It's part of the Hepsia Control Panel, which you'll get to manage your new account and as soon as you log in and go to the Password Protection section, you shall be able to pick the domain or subdomain that needs to be protected and then the exact folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You shall also see 2 boxes where you will have to type the login name and the password which will be necessary to access the folder in question and you will be all set to go. By following the very same steps, you can set up many different login credentials for the very same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders shall feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.