If you want to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you'll be able to activate password protection for a given folder - either the primary site folder or any other one below it. When this option is activated, a pop-up shall appear every time anyone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured the domain.com folder. If the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any method of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one shall be able access the protected content. The option could be useful in a variety of cases - if only some people should be able to see certain files, if you are creating a site and you don't want people to see it before it is completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

Creating a password-protected area shall take only several mouse clicks and a few seconds if you host your websites inside a cloud hosting account with our company. You'll not need to do anything complicated - you'll need to select a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it must be secured, and then to input the login name and password which will be used to access that folder. In case a number of individuals need their own login credentials, there will not be a problem to create a variety of different usernames with access to the same folder. All protected folders shall appear with a padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this option is enabled. If you'd like to deactivate the security feature for any folder, you can disable it from the exact same section of the CP in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will take a couple of clicks to enable the password protection function for any folder which you have, when you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated packages. We have a very helpful tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals with no experience. It is a part of the Hepsia CP, which you will get to manage your new account and when you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you'll be able to select the domain or subdomain which should be secured and then the specific folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You shall also see two boxes in which you will need to type the login name and the password which will be needed to access the folder in question and you'll be good to go. By following the very same steps, you are able to set up a variety of login credentials for the very same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders shall have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.