If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you could enable password protection for a specific folder - either the primary Internet site folder or any other one below it. Whenever this function is active, a pop-up shall appear anytime 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 needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected the domain.com folder. When the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be positive that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The option can be helpful in various cases - if only certain people should be able to see certain files, if you are building a website and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so on.

Password Protected Directories in Hosting

Setting up a password-protected area shall take no more than several clicks and a few seconds if you host your websites inside a hosting account with us. You shall not have to do anything challenging - you'll have to choose a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it should be secured, and then to enter the login name and password which will be used to access that folder. When a number of individuals require their own login credentials, there will not be a problem to create a variety of different usernames with access to the same folder. All secured folders shall appear with a padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this feature is enabled. If you wish to turn off the security feature for any folder, you can deactivate it from the exact same section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will require just a few mouse clicks to turn on the password protection feature for any folder you have, if you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated packages. We have an incredibly practical tool, that offers a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people with no experience. It is a part of the Hepsia Control Panel, which you will get to manage your new account and when you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you shall be able to select the domain or subdomain that should be protected and then the particular folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see two boxes where you will have to type the login name and the password that will be required to access the folder in question and you shall be all set. By following exactly the same steps, you will be able to create several different login credentials for the same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All secured folders will have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.

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