If you'd like to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can activate password protection for a particular folder - either the main Internet site folder or a different one below it. In case this function is enabled, a pop-up will appear anytime someone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login info shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected only the domain.com folder. When the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there's no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that nobody will be able to access the secured content. The option may be beneficial in a variety of situations - if only a few people must be able to see specific files, if you are creating an Internet site and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

Setting up a password-protected area shall take merely several clicks and a few seconds if you host your Internet sites within a shared hosting account with our company. You won't have to do anything complicated - you'll need to pick a domain/subdomain, to pick which folder under it should be protected, and then to type in the login name and password that'll be used to access that folder. In case a number of individuals require their own login details, there will not be a problem to set up numerous different usernames with access to the exact same folder. All secured folders shall appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this option is activated. If you wish to turn off the protection feature for any folder, you can deactivate it from the very same section of the CP in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you have a semi-dedicated server account with us, you will be able to protect any content that you've uploaded by using our protection tool. Its interface is as simple and intuitive as that of the Hepsia CP it is a part of, so you shall not have to enter any code at any time. You will only need to choose one of the domains/subdomains which you have inside the web hosting account and to determine which folder has to be password-protected - the website’s root folder or some folder below it. Then you can type in the username and the password, which will be stored in encrypted form in our system, and you shall be all set. The protection shall be enabled right away, so anyone who tries to access the newly protected folder will have to input the right login details. If various people must be able to access precisely the same content, you could set up a separate username for each of them.