If you want to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you'll be able to enable password protection for a particular folder - either the primary site folder or a different one below it. In case this feature is active, a pop-up will appear each time someone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected only the domain.com folder. When the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no method of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that nobody shall be able access the secured content. The function could be useful in a variety of scenarios - if only some people should be able to see specific 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 Cloud Website Hosting

Setting up a password-protected area will take only several mouse clicks and a few seconds if you host your Internet sites in a cloud website hosting account with us. You'll not have to do anything challenging - you will have to pick a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it should be protected, and then to type in the login name and password that will be used to access that folder. If a number of individuals require their own login credentials, there won't be a problem to create several different usernames with access to the very same folder. All secured folders will appear with a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you will always know where this function is active. If you want to deactivate the protection feature for any folder, you can deactivate it from the same section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will take a few clicks to turn on the password protection feature for any folder you have, if you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated servers. We have a very practical tool, that has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals with zero experience. It's included in the Hepsia CP, which you'll get to manage your new account and once you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you will be able to pick the domain or subdomain that needs to be protected and then the exact folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see 2 boxes where you shall have to input the login name and the password that'll be needed to access the folder in question and you will be good to go. By following exactly the same steps, you are able to set up several different 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.