If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to switch on password protection for a given folder - either the primary website folder or a different one below it. In case this feature is active, a pop-up shall appear each and every time anyone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected 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 nobody shall be able access the protected content. The function may be beneficial in various scenarios - if only some people must be able to see specific files, if you are developing a website and you do not want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so forth.
Password Protected Directories in Hosting
Setting up a password-protected area will take just a few mouse clicks and a few seconds if you host your sites in a hosting account with our company. You'll not need to do anything difficult - you will need to pick a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it has to be protected, and then to input the login name and password that will be used to access that folder. In case a number of individuals require their own login credentials, there shall not be a problem to set up numerous different usernames with access to the exact same folder. All secured folders will appear with a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this feature is activated. If you would like to turn off the security feature for any folder, you can disable it from the very same section of the CP in which you have enabled it.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You shall be able to create password protection for any content you have in your semi-dedicated server account. We've included an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel through which you will be able to switch on the feature with a number of mouse clicks and with no complications, even if you are not very tech-savvy. You will only have to pick the hostname (domain or subdomain), the exact folder that must be protected (the primary folder or a subfolder) plus the login name and password. The protection will take effect instantly, so if you make an effort to open the password-protected URL in your Internet browser, you will have to enter the newly created login details before you proceed. You will also be able to give different usernames for the exact same folder to a number of individuals, so you'll not have to share the same login credentials with everyone. Any password-protected folder shall have a small padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you shall be able to recognize this type of folders effortlessly.