If you'd like to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you could switch on password protection for a given folder - either the main website folder or a different one below it. Whenever this option is active, a pop-up will 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 information shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured the domain.com folder. If the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there's no method of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that nobody shall be able access the shielded content. The function may be beneficial in numerous situations - if only some people should be able to see particular files, if you are building a site and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

Creating a password-protected area will take only several clicks and a few seconds when you host your sites inside a cloud website hosting account with us. You won't have to do anything challenging - you'll need to choose a domain/subdomain, to pick which folder under it must be protected, and then to type in the login name and password which will be used to access that folder. In case a number of individuals need their own login details, there won't be a problem to set up a variety of different usernames with access to the same exact folder. All secured folders shall appear with a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you will always know where this feature is activated. If you wish to deactivate the security function for any folder, you can deactivate it from the same section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Securing any folder with a password will be very easy if you host your Internet sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that is incorporated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will permit you to select the exact folder which you want to secure with a couple of clicks and all you'll need to input shall be the username and the password which will be used to access it later on. You will not experience any complications even if you have not had a hosting account before, due to the fact that you don't need any previous knowledge or programming skills to enable the feature. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you shall be able to create numerous usernames for the very same password-protected area, so lots of people will be able to access a given folder with their own login details. You'll be able to see the protected folders conveniently either in precisely the same section of the Control Panel or within the File Manager section where you will detect them by their compact padlock icons.