If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you'll be able to enable password protection for a given folder - either the main Internet site folder or any other one below it. Whenever this feature is enabled, a pop-up shall appear anytime anyone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected the domain.com folder. In case the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no way to get around this restriction, so you can be positive that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The function could be helpful in various situations - if only a few people need to be able to see particular files, if you are developing a website and you don't want people to see it before it's completed, and so on.
Password Protected Directories in Cloud Web Hosting
All of our Linux cloud web hosting packages
feature a really convenient tool that will permit you to shield any folder within your account from unauthorized access with just two clicks. Once you log in to your Hepsia web hosting CP, you'll simply have to navigate to the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that should be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to type the username and the password that have to be used to access the content in question. The feature will be turned on straightaway, so if you attempt to open the folder/website, you shall be prompted to enter the login information. You may create or remove a number of usernames for the very same folder, if needed. If you navigate to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be indicated by a small padlock icon.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Protecting any folder with a password shall be really easy if you host your sites within a semi-dedicated server
account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that is integrated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will allow you to choose the exact folder which you want to secure with a few clicks and all you'll need to input shall be the username and the password that will be used to access it subsequently. You'll not experience any troubles even if you have not had a web hosting account before, due to the fact that you don't need any previous knowledge or programming skills to activate the feature. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you'll be able to set up many usernames for the very same password-protected area, so a number of people will be able to access a particular folder with their own login credentials. You'll be able to see the secured folders easily either in precisely the same section of the Control Panel or in the File Manager section where you will detect them by their little padlock icons.