If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you'll be able to enable password protection for a particular folder - either the main Internet site folder or a different one below it. If this feature is active, a pop-up shall appear each time a person tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have secured the domain.com folder. In case the details aren't 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 beneficial in numerous cases - if only a number of individuals should be able to see certain files, if you are developing a site and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

Creating a password-protected area shall take just a couple of mouse clicks and a few seconds when you host your Internet sites inside a cloud hosting account with our company. You'll not have to do anything difficult - you'll have to pick a domain/subdomain, to choose 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 won't 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 in the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this function is active. If you wish to deactivate the protection feature for any folder, you can deactivate 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 several clicks to turn on the password protection function for any folder you have, in case you use one of our semi-dedicated hosting. We have an exceptionally effective tool, that has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals without experience. It's part of the Hepsia Control Panel, that you will get to manage your new account and as soon as you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you'll be able to select the domain or subdomain that needs to be protected and then the specific folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You shall also see 2 boxes in which you will have to input the login name and the password which will be needed to access the folder in question and you shall be good to go. By following precisely the same steps, you are able to set up a number of login credentials for the very same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders will have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.