If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you are able to activate password protection for a particular folder - either the main site folder or another one below it. When this option is enabled, a pop-up will appear anytime a person tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login info shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured the domain.com folder. In case the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there isn't any way to get around this restriction, so you can be certain that no one shall be able access the protected content. The function could be helpful in various situations - if only some people need to be able to see certain files, if you work on an Internet site and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so forth.
Password Protected Directories in Website Hosting
With the password protection tool supplied with each and every website hosting
package deal which we offer, you'll be able to secure any content that you have within your account with merely a few mouse clicks. Due to the fact that the tool is a component of our revolutionary Hepsia CP, it provides the same simple interface and you will not need any special skills to use it. When you go to the Password Protection section, you'll need to choose one of the domains or subdomains that you have in the account and then decide whether the protection should be active for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then input the username and the password that you want and you shall be ready. A little padlock symbol in the File Manager section will tell you that a specific folder is password-protected. In the same way you will be able to add several 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 Servers
It will require a few clicks to activate the password protection function for any folder that you have, when you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting service
. We have an exceptionally handy tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people with zero experience. It's part of the Hepsia CP, that you will get to manage your new account as soon as you log in and check out the Password Protection section, you shall be able to select the domain or subdomain which needs to be protected and then the particular folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You'll also see two boxes where you will need to type in the login name and the password that will be necessary to access the folder in question and you'll be good to go. By following precisely the same steps, you are able to create many different login credentials for the exact same folder to give several people their own username/password. All secured folders shall have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.