If you'd like to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you can switch on password protection for a specific folder - either the main site folder or a different one below it. When this option is active, a pop-up shall appear every time a person attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have secured the domain.com folder. If the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that no one shall be able access the protected content. The function can be helpful in a variety of situations - if only a number of individuals must be able to see certain files, if you are building an Internet site and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

If you use any of our cloud hosting solutions, you will be able to set up password-protected areas without difficulty even if you have no experience with this sort of matters. We've built in a really easy-to-use point-and-click tool in the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with all accounts, so you will be able to secure any folder within just a few seconds. You will simply have to select a domain or a subdomain and the particular folder which should be protected (the main one or a subfolder), and then to type in the username and password that'll be used to access the folder in question when you need it. Each and every secured folder shall have padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you'll be able to see instantly what content is protected and what is not. If necessary, you can make a number of different sets of login details for the exact same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will take just a few mouse clicks to activate the password protection feature for any folder that you have, in case you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting. We have an exceptionally helpful tool, that offers a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people with zero experience. It's a part of the Hepsia CP, that you will get to manage your new account and as soon as you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you'll be able to pick the domain or subdomain which should be secured and then the particular folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You'll also see 2 boxes where you will have to enter the login name and the password that'll be necessary to access the folder in question and you'll be all set. By following the exact same steps, you are able to set up a number of login credentials for the very same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All secured folders will have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.