If you'd like to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you'll be able to activate password protection for a certain folder - either the primary website folder or a different one below it. Whenever this function is activated, a pop-up shall appear every time someone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login information will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected the domain.com folder. When the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no way to get around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one shall be able access the protected content. The function could be helpful in a number of situations - if only some people should be able to see specific files, if you are developing an Internet site and you don't want people to see it before it's completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

All of our shared hosting feature a really convenient tool which will enable you to protect any folder in your account from unauthorized access with simply 2 clicks. When you log in to your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you will simply have to go to the Password Protection section, to pick the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that has to be protected - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to enter the username and the password which must be used to access the content in question. The function will be activated straightaway, so in case you attempt to open the folder/website, you will be prompted to input the login details. You could create or remove a number of usernames for the very same folder, when necessary. If you go to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be marked with a compact padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Protecting any folder with a password will be really easy if you host your websites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that's incorporated into the Hepsia CP, will allow you to choose the exact folder which you want to secure with a few mouse clicks and all you will have to type in will be the username and the password that will be used to access it subsequently. You won't experience any problems even if you have not had a hosting account before, due to the fact that you do not need any previous knowledge or computer programming skills to switch on the feature. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you will be able to set up different usernames for the same password-protected area, so numerous individuals shall be able to access a certain folder with their own login details. You shall be able to see the secured folders at a glance either in the very same section of the Control Panel or within the File Manager section where you will recognize them by their little padlock icons.