If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you could enable password protection for a given folder - either the primary website folder or any other one below it. Whenever this feature is enabled, a pop-up shall appear each and 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 info will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected the domain.com folder. If the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any way to get around this restriction, so you can be sure that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The function can be beneficial in numerous cases - if only a few individuals should be able to see certain files, if you work on a site and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

All of our cloud hosting feature an incredibly handy tool that'll allow you to shield any folder inside your account from unauthorized access with simply 2 clicks. As soon as you log in to your Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you will just have to go to the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that should be protected - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to enter the username and the password which must be used in order to access the content in question. The function will be active at once, so in case you make an effort to open the folder/website, you will be prompted to enter the login information. You may create or remove a number of usernames for the same folder, when necessary. When you navigate to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be shown with a compact padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

You'll be able to create password protection for any content which you have in your semi-dedicated server account. We have added an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel using which you will be able to activate the feature with several clicks and without any problems, even if you are not very tech-savvy. You will simply need to choose the hostname (domain or subdomain), the exact folder that has to be secured (the primary folder or a subfolder) plus the login name and password. The protection shall take effect at once, so if you attempt to open the password-protected URL inside your Internet browser, you'll need to enter the newly created login details before you can proceed. Additionally, you will be able to give different usernames for the very same folder to a number of individuals, so you'll not need to share the same login credentials with anybody. Each password-protected folder shall have a compact padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you'll be able to recognize such folders easily.