If you wish to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you could switch on password protection for a particular folder - either the primary website folder or a different one below it. In case this option is turned on, a pop-up will appear anytime someone attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login info will be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected only the domain.com folder. When the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no way to get around this restriction, so you can be sure that nobody shall be able access the shielded content. The option could be helpful in a number of cases - if only certain people must be able to see specific files, if you are developing a website and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

If you use any of our shared hosting products, you will be able to create password-protected areas with ease even if you don't have any experience with this kind of matters. We have included an extremely easy-to-use point-and-click tool in the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with all accounts, so you will be able to protect any folder within merely seconds. You'll only have to select a domain or a subdomain and the exact folder which should be protected (the main one or a subfolder), and then to type the desired username and password that will be used to access the folder in question when you need it. Any secured folder will have a padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you shall be able to see instantly what content is secured and what is not. If required, you could make a number of sets of login details for exactly the same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Protecting any folder with a password will be quite simple if you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that is built into the Hepsia CP, will enable you to select the specific folder you would like to protect with a few clicks and all you will have to input shall be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later on. You will not experience any problems even if you have not had a web hosting account before, because you do not need any previous knowledge or computer programming skills to switch on the function. If you repeat the same basic steps, you shall be able to create different usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so a number of people will be able to access a certain folder with their own login details. You'll be able to see the secured folders instantly either in precisely the same section of the Control Panel or inside the File Manager section where you'll recognize them by their tiny padlock icons.