If you'd like to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you could activate password protection for a given folder - either the primary website folder or another one below it. Whenever this feature is active, a pop-up shall appear every time a person 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 secured the domain.com folder. If the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there isn't any method of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The option can be helpful in numerous situations - if only some individuals must be able to see particular files, if you are developing an Internet site and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting

With the password protection tool supplied with every single cloud website hosting plan which we provide, you will be able to shield any content which you have inside your account with only a few mouse clicks. Because the tool is a component of our innovative Hepsia CP, it offers the exact same uncomplicated interface and you shall not need any special skills to use it. Once you navigate to the Password Protection section, you will have to choose one of the domains or subdomains you have inside the account and then decide whether the protection should be switched on for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then type the username and the password that you would like and you shall be ready. A little padlock icon in the File Manager section will tell you that a specific folder is password-protected. In the exact same way you'll be able to include a number of usernames and passwords for the same folder if you would like several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will take a couple of mouse clicks to activate the password protection function for any folder that you have, when you use one of our semi-dedicated hosting plans. We have an extremely handy tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people with zero experience. It is an element of the Hepsia CP, which you will get to manage your new account and when you log in and go to the Password Protection section, you shall be able to pick the domain or subdomain that should be protected and then the exact folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You'll also see 2 boxes where you shall have to type in the login name and the password which will be needed to access the folder in question and you will be ready. By following the very same steps, you can create a variety of login credentials for the exact same folder to give several people their own username/password. All protected folders will have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.