If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to activate password protection for a particular folder - either the main website folder or a different one below it. When this feature is active, a pop-up will appear each and every time a person attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info will be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected just the domain.com folder. When the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there isn't any way to get around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The option could be beneficial in a variety of cases - if only a number of individuals need to be able to see certain files, if you are developing a site and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, and so forth.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

All of our Linux shared hosting come with a really convenient tool which will allow you to protect any folder in your account from unauthorized access with just 2 clicks. Once you log in to your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you'll only have to visit the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which should be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to enter the username and the password which must be used to access the content in question. The feature will be active straightaway, so if you try to open the folder/website, you'll be prompted to type in the login details. You could set up or remove many usernames for the exact same folder, if necessary. If you navigate to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be marked with a small padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you have a semi-dedicated server account with us, you shall be able to shield any content that you have uploaded via our protection tool. Its interface is as basic and intuitive as that of the Hepsia Control Panel it's a part of, so you'll not need to type in any code at any time. You will only have to select one of the domains/subdomains that you have inside the hosting account and to choose which folder needs to be password-protected - the website’s root folder or some folder below it. Then you can type the username and the password, that'll be stored in encrypted form in our system, and you shall be ready. The protection will be turned on instantly, so anybody who attempts to access the freshly protected folder will have to enter the correct login details. When a number of individuals should be able to access exactly the same content, you could make a separate username for each.