If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you can enable password protection for a given folder - either the primary Internet site folder or another one below it. When this feature is enabled, a pop-up shall appear each and every time somebody tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login details will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have secured just the domain.com folder. In case the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no way of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one shall be able access the protected content. The option may be helpful in various situations - if only a few individuals should be able to see certain files, if you work on a site and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

When you use any of our cloud website hosting solutions, you'll be able to make password-protected areas easily even if you have zero experience with this sort of matters. We've included an extremely easy-to-use point-and-click tool in the Hepsia CP, which comes with all accounts, so you'll be able to shield any folder within merely seconds. You'll only have to select a domain or a subdomain and the particular folder which should be secured (the primary one or a subfolder), and then to enter the desired username and password that will be used to access the folder in question in the future. Every secured folder will have a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you shall be able to see at a glance what content is secured and what is not. If needed, you may create a number of sets of login details for exactly the same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will take a couple of mouse clicks to turn on the password protection feature for any folder that you have, in case you use one of our semi-dedicated plans. We have an extremely effective tool, that offers a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals without any experience. It's included in the Hepsia CP, which you'll get to manage your new account and once you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you will be able to pick the domain or subdomain which should be secured and then the particular folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You shall also see two boxes where you will need to type in the login name and the password that will be required to access the folder in question and you will be all set. By following the very same steps, you will be able to set up a variety of login credentials for the very same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders shall have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.