If you'd like to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the main website folder or a different one below it. In case this option is enabled, a pop-up will appear each time a person attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login info shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected just the domain.com folder. In case the details are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no way to get around this restriction, so you can be positive that nobody shall be able access the shielded content. The feature may be beneficial in a variety of scenarios - if only certain individuals must be able to see particular files, if you work on a site and you don't want people to see it before it's completed, etc.
Password Protected Directories in Cloud Website Hosting
With the password protection tool that comes with every cloud website hosting
package that we offer, you will be able to secure any content that you have in your account with just a few clicks. Since the tool is an element of our ground breaking Hepsia CP, it offers the same simple interface and you shall not require any special skills to use it. As soon as you go to the Password Protection section, you will need to choose one of the domains or subdomains which you have in the account and then decide whether the protection should be turned on for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then enter the username and the password that you want and you will be ready. A small padlock icon in the File Manager section will tell you that a particular folder is password-protected. In the very same way you will be able to include a number of usernames and passwords for the same folder if you want several people to have their own login credentials.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers
It will require a couple of mouse clicks to enable the password protection function for any folder that you have, in case you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated servers
. We have an extremely effective tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people without experience. It's included in the Hepsia CP, that you will get to manage your new account as soon as you log in and visit the Password Protection section, you shall be able to select the domain or subdomain that needs to be secured and then the exact folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You'll also see two boxes where you will have to enter the login name and the password that will be needed to access the folder in question and you shall be ready. By following the exact same steps, you can set up several different login credentials for the exact same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders will feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.