If you'd like to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the primary site folder or another one below it. In case this feature is turned on, a pop-up shall appear each time anyone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg when you have protected only the domain.com folder. In case the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The option could be beneficial in numerous situations - if only certain people need to be able to see specific files, if you are creating a website and you do not want people to see it before it's completed, etc.
Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting
With the password protection tool that is included with each and every shared hosting
package deal which we provide, you shall be able to protect any content that you have within your account with just a few mouse clicks. Due to the fact that the tool is part of our ground breaking Hepsia Control Panel, it has exactly the same uncomplicated interface and you shall not require any special skills to use it. When you go to the Password Protection section, you will have to choose one of the domains or subdomains which 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'd like and you shall be all set to go. A little padlock symbol in the File Manager section will tell you that a particular folder is password-protected. In the exact same way you will be able to include many usernames and passwords for the same folder if you'd like several people to have their own login credentials.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Securing any folder with a password will be very easy if you host your Internet sites inside a semi-dedicated server
account with us. A user-friendly tool, that is incorporated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will permit you to choose the exact folder which you want to secure with a couple of mouse clicks and all you'll have to enter will be the username and the password that will be used to access it afterwards. You won't encounter any troubles even if you haven't had a website hosting account before, due to the fact that you don't need any previous knowledge or coding skills to switch on the function. If you repeat the same basic steps, you'll be able to create different usernames for the same password-protected area, so numerous individuals shall be able to access a given folder with their own login credentials. You shall be able to see the protected folders easily either in exactly the same section of the CP or in the File Manager section where you shall identify them by their small padlock icons.