If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you could enable password protection for a certain folder - either the primary site folder or a different one below it. When this feature is active, a pop-up will appear each time someone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected only the domain.com folder. If the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no way to get around this restriction, so you can rest assured that nobody shall be able access the protected content. The option could be beneficial in numerous situations - if only a number of individuals must be able to see particular files, if you work on 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 shall take only several clicks and a few seconds if you host your websites in a cloud hosting account with us. You'll not need to do anything challenging - you will need to select a domain/subdomain, to choose which folder under it should be secured, and then to input the login name and password which will be used to access that folder. In case a number of people require their own login details, there shall not be a problem to make 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'll always know where this feature is enabled. If you would like to turn off the security feature for any folder, you can deactivate it from the very same section of the CP where you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password will be easy if you host your Internet sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that's integrated into the Hepsia CP, will enable you to choose the particular folder you would like to secure with a couple of clicks and all you'll have to type in shall be the username and the password that will be used to access it afterwards. You won't experience any problems even if you have never had a hosting account before, because you do not need any previous knowledge or programming skills to activate the feature. If you repeat the same simple steps, you'll be able to create numerous usernames for the same password-protected area, so numerous individuals shall be able to access a given folder with their own login details. You'll be able to see the secured folders at a glance either in the very same section of the CP or inside the File Manager section where you'll recognize them by their little padlock icons.