If you wish to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you could activate password protection for a given folder - either the primary Internet site folder or a different one below it. Whenever this feature is enabled, a pop-up shall appear every time anyone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info shall be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured just the domain.com folder. If the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there's no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that nobody shall be able access the shielded content. The feature could be useful in various situations - if only a number of people need to be able to see specific files, if you work on a site and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so forth.
Password Protected Directories in Hosting
With the password protection tool provided with every hosting
plan which we offer, you will be able to protect any content which you have inside your account with only a few mouse clicks. Due to the fact that the tool is an element of our innovative Hepsia CP, it provides exactly the same uncomplicated interface and you will not need any special skills to use it. Once you visit the Password Protection section, you will have to pick one of the domains or subdomains you have in the account and then choose if the protection should be turned on for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then type the username and the password that you would like and you shall be all set to go. A small padlock symbol within the File Manager section will tell you that a particular folder is password-protected. In the same way you will be able to include multiple usernames and passwords for the same folder if you would like several people to have their own login credentials.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers
It will take several clicks to enable the password protection function for any folder that you have, in case you use one of our semi-dedicated servers
. We have an exceptionally helpful tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals with zero experience. It's a part of the Hepsia CP, which you'll get to manage your new account and once you log in and visit the Password Protection section, you shall be able to select the domain or subdomain which should be secured and then the specific folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see 2 boxes in which you shall have to type in the login name and the password that'll be required to access the folder in question and you'll be good to go. By following the exact same steps, you will be able to set up several different login credentials for the same folder to give several people their own username/password. All secured folders shall have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.