If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you could activate password protection for a particular folder - either the main site folder or any other one below it. In case this function is turned on, a pop-up shall appear every time somebody tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured just the domain.com folder. When the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there's no method of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that nobody shall be able access the shielded content. The feature could be helpful in numerous scenarios - if only a number of individuals need to be able to see certain files, if you are developing a website and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, and so on.
Password Protected Directories in Hosting
With the password protection tool provided with each hosting package which we offer, you shall be able to shield any content which you have within your account with simply a few clicks. Since the tool is a component of our ground breaking Hepsia Control Panel, it provides the same uncomplicated interface and you'll not need any special skills to use it. When you go to the Password Protection section, you will need to select one of the domains or subdomains you have within the account and then choose if the protection should be active for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then enter the username and the password that you would like and you shall be set. A little padlock icon within the File Manager section will tell you that a certain folder is password-protected. In the same exact way you will be able to add 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
You shall be able to create password protection for any content you have in your semi-dedicated server account. We've included an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel using which you will be able to activate the feature with a number of mouse clicks and without any complications, even if you're not really tech-savvy. You'll only need to select the hostname (domain or subdomain), the particular folder that should be secured (the primary folder or a subfolder) plus the login name and password. The protection will take effect at once, so if you try to open the password-protected URL within your browser, you'll need to type the newly created login credentials in order to proceed. You'll also be able to give different usernames for the exact same folder to a number of people, so you'll not have to share the same login credentials with anyone. Any password-protected folder will have a tiny padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you shall be able to recognize this kind of folders effortlessly.