If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to switch on password protection for a given folder - either the primary Internet site folder or another one below it. If this function is active, a pop-up will appear each time a person attempts 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 the domain.com folder. In case the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that no one shall be able access the secured content. The option can be beneficial in numerous cases - if only certain individuals should be able to see specific files, if you work on an Internet site and you don't want people to see it before it is completed, etc.
Password Protected Directories in Shared Web Hosting
If you use any of our shared web hosting solutions, you can set up password-protected areas without difficulty even if you have zero experience with this type of matters. We have built in a very easy-to-use point-and-click tool into the Hepsia Control Panel, offered with all accounts, so you will be able to secure any folder within merely seconds. You'll simply have to select a domain or a subdomain and the exact folder which must be secured (the main one or a subfolder), and then to type the preferred username and password which will be used to access the folder in question when you need it. Each and every secured folder will have a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you will be able to see instantly what content is protected and what's not. If necessary, you may create several different sets of login details for the exact same folder.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You'll be able to set up password protection for any content which you have within your semi-dedicated server account. We have added an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel through which you shall be able to switch on the feature with a few clicks and with no complications, even if you are not really tech-savvy. You'll simply have to select the hostname (domain or subdomain), the exact folder which must be protected (the main folder or a subfolder) plus the login name and password. The protection shall take effect immediately, so if you attempt to open the password-protected URL inside your browser, you will need to input the newly created login details before you can proceed. You'll also be able to give different usernames for the very same folder to a number of individuals, so you will not have to share the same login credentials with everybody. Any password-protected folder will have a small padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you'll be able to recognize this type of folders effortlessly.