If you'd like to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to enable password protection for a certain folder - either the primary site folder or a different one below it. When this feature is turned on, a pop-up shall appear each time somebody 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 details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there is no way to get around this restriction, so you can be positive that nobody will be able to access the protected content. The option may be beneficial in a number of scenarios - if only a number of people must be able to see certain files, if you are developing an Internet site and you don't want people to see it before it is completed, etc.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Web Hosting

All of our shared web hosting come with an exceptionally convenient tool that will allow you to shield any folder within your account from unauthorized access with just 2 mouse clicks. As soon as you log in to your Hepsia web hosting CP, you'll simply have to visit the Password Protection section, to choose the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which has to be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to enter the username and the password which have to be used in order to access the content in question. The feature 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 can create or remove numerous usernames for the same folder, if necessary. When you check out the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be indicated by a compact padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you have a semi-dedicated server account with us, you'll be able to secure any content you have uploaded via our protection tool. Its interface is as basic and intuitive as that of the Hepsia CP it is a part of, so you shall not need to enter any code at any time. You'll simply have to choose one of the domains/subdomains you have in the hosting account and to choose which folder needs to be password-protected - the website’s root folder or some folder below it. After that you can type the username and the password, that will be stored in encrypted form in our system, and you will be good to go. The protection shall be turned on right away, so anybody who tries to access the newly secured folder will have to input the accurate login details. If various individuals have to be able to access exactly the same content, you could set up a separate username for each of them.