If you'd like to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you'll be able to enable password protection for a given folder - either the primary site folder or a different one below it. When this feature is activated, a pop-up will appear each time someone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have secured only the domain.com folder. If the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no way to get around this restriction, so you can be certain that no one shall be able access the secured content. The option may be useful in a number of situations - if only some individuals should be able to see specific files, if you work on a site and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, and so on.
Password Protected Directories in Website Hosting
With the password protection tool that is included with every single website hosting
package deal which we offer, you'll be able to shield any content that you have inside your account with only a few mouse clicks. Since the tool is a component of our ground breaking Hepsia Control Panel, it features exactly the same uncomplicated interface and you will not require any special skills to use it. As soon as you navigate to the Password Protection section, you will need to select one of the domains or subdomains which you have within the account and then choose whether the protection should be activated for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then type in the username and the password that you would like and you'll be all set to go. A little padlock symbol within the File Manager section will tell you that a specific folder is password-protected. In the exact same way you will be able to add numerous 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
Protecting any folder with a password shall be really easy if you host your Internet sites inside a semi-dedicated server
account with us. A user-friendly tool, which is integrated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will permit you to select the specific folder you'd like to protect with a couple of clicks and all you will have to enter will be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later on. You will not encounter any troubles even if you have never had a web hosting account before, because you do not need any previous knowledge or programming skills to switch on the function. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you will be able to create various usernames for the very same password-protected area, so a number of people shall be able to access a particular folder with their own login credentials. You shall be able to see the protected folders very easily either in the exact same section of the CP or in the File Manager section where you shall identify them by their small padlock icons.