If you want to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you'll be able to enable password protection for a given folder - either the primary website folder or a different one below it. If this option is activated, a pop-up shall appear each and every time somebody 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. In case the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there's no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The option could be useful in a variety of situations - if only certain individuals must be able to see particular files, if you work on a website and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

Creating a password-protected area shall take no more than a few mouse clicks and a few seconds when you host your Internet sites within a cloud website hosting account with us. You won't need to do anything complex - you'll have to select a domain/subdomain, to pick which folder under it has to be protected, and then to type the login name and password that'll be used to access that folder. When a number of people require their own login credentials, there will not be a problem to set up a number of different usernames with access to the same folder. All secured folders shall appear with a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this function is activated. If you wish to turn off the protection function for any folder, you can deactivate it from the same section of the Control Panel where you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Protecting any folder with a password shall be very simple if you host your sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that is integrated into the Hepsia CP, will allow you to select the particular folder which you want to protect with a few mouse clicks and all you'll have to enter shall be the username and the password which will be used to access it subsequently. You will not encounter any troubles even if you have never had a web hosting account before, due to the fact that you do not need any previous knowledge or programming skills to activate the feature. If you repeat the same simple steps, you will be able to set up various usernames for the same password-protected area, so many people will be able to access a given folder with their own login credentials. You will be able to see the secured folders very easily either in the same section of the Control Panel or in the File Manager section where you'll detect them by their small padlock icons.