If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you'll be able to switch on password protection for a particular folder - either the primary site folder or any other one below it. When this function is activated, a pop-up shall appear anytime someone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected just the domain.com folder. In case 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 function can be useful in various cases - if only a number of people must be able to see certain files, if you work on a site and you don't want people to see it before it is completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

All of our shared plans include a really handy tool that will permit you to secure any folder inside your account from unauthorized access with simply 2 clicks. Once you log in to your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you'll just have to go to the Password Protection section, to pick the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which has to be protected - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to input the username and the password that must be used in order to access the content in question. The function will be turned on immediately, so if you try to open the folder/website, you'll be prompted to enter the login information. You could set up or remove many usernames for the same folder, if necessary. If you go to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be shown with a small padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

You shall be able to set up password protection for any content you have within your semi-dedicated server account. We've included an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel using which you shall be able to enable the function with a number of clicks and with no problems, even if you're not really tech-savvy. You will simply need to pick the hostname (domain or subdomain), the particular folder that must be protected (the main folder or a subfolder) as well as the login name and password. The protection shall take effect at once, so if you make an attempt to open the password-protected URL inside your Internet browser, you will have to input the newly created login details before you proceed. Additionally, you will be able to give different usernames for the same folder to a number of individuals, so you will not need to share the same login credentials with everybody. Any password-protected folder shall have a little padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you will be able to recognize this sort of folders effortlessly.