If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to enable password protection for a specific folder - either the main website folder or a different one below it. If this function is enabled, a pop-up will appear anytime someone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info shall be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected only the domain.com folder. If the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no method of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that no one shall be able access the protected content. The option can be useful in a variety of situations - if only certain individuals need to be able to see particular files, if you are creating a website and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, and so forth.
Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting
When you use any of our cloud website hosting
plans, you will be able to create password-protected areas with ease even if you don't have any experience with this sort of matters. We have incorporated an incredibly easy-to-use point-and-click tool into the Hepsia Control Panel, offered with all accounts, so you will be able to shield any folder within just seconds. You will have to choose a domain or a subdomain and the specific folder that must be secured (the main one or a subfolder), and then to type the username and password that'll be used to access the folder in question at some point. Each protected folder shall have padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you will be able to see instantly what content is protected and what is not. When necessary, you can create a number of different sets of login credentials for precisely the same folder.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting
It will require just a few mouse clicks to activate the password protection feature for any folder that you have, in case you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated packages
. We have an incredibly practical tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals without any experience. It's included in the Hepsia CP, that you will get to manage your new account and as soon as you log in and go to the Password Protection section, you will be able to pick the domain or subdomain which should be secured and then the specific folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You shall also see two boxes where you will need to enter the login name and the password which will be needed to access the folder in question and you shall be good to go. By following the exact same steps, you can create a number of login credentials for the exact same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All secured folders will have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.