If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to enable password protection for a certain folder - either the primary Internet site folder or any other one below it. In case this option is turned on, a pop-up will appear each and every time someone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected the domain.com folder. In case the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that no one shall be able access the secured content. The option can be useful in various cases - if only some people must be able to see certain files, if you are creating a website and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Hosting

When you use any of our hosting plans, you shall be able to make password-protected areas effortlessly even if you have zero experience with this kind of matters. We've built in an extremely easy-to-use point-and-click tool in the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with all accounts, so you'll be able to protect any folder within a matter of seconds. You will simply have to pick a domain or a subdomain and the exact folder which has to be secured (the primary one or a subfolder), and then to type in the preferred username and password which will be used to access the folder in question when you need it. Each secured folder will have a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you will be able to see easily what content is secured and what's not. If needed, you can create a number of sets of login details for precisely the same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will require several mouse clicks to turn on the password protection feature for any folder that you have, in case you use one of our semi-dedicated hosting service. We have an exceptionally practical tool, that has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people with zero experience. It's part of the Hepsia CP, which you will get to manage your new account as soon as you log in and go to the Password Protection section, you will be able to pick the domain or subdomain which should be protected and then the exact folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see two boxes in which you will need to enter the login name and the password that will be necessary to access the folder in question and you shall be ready. By following precisely the same steps, you will be able to create several different login credentials for the same folder to give several people their own username/password. All protected folders shall feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.