If you want to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you'll be able to enable password protection for a certain folder - either the main Internet site folder or a different one below it. Whenever this option is turned on, a pop-up will appear each and 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 when you have secured the domain.com folder. In case the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no method of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The function may be useful in a variety of situations - if only some individuals must be able to see particular files, if you are developing a website and you don't want people to see it before it is completed, and so forth.
Password Protected Directories in Shared Web Hosting
All of our Linux shared web hosting include a really handy tool which will allow you to secure any folder inside your account from unauthorized access with just two clicks. As soon as you log in to your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you will simply have to visit the Password Protection section, to pick the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which should be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to input the username and the password that should be used so as to access the content in question. The feature will be activated immediately, so if you try to open the folder/website, you shall be prompted to input the login information. You may set up or remove many usernames for the exact same folder, if required. If you check out the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be indicated by a tiny padlock icon.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Protecting any folder with a password will be very simple if you host your sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that's integrated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will allow you to pick the particular folder you would like to secure with a few clicks and all you will need to type in shall be the username and the password that will be used to access it subsequently. You won't encounter any complications even if you haven't had a hosting account before, considering that you don't need any previous knowledge or programming skills to switch on the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you'll be able to set up many usernames for the same password-protected area, so lots of people will be able to access a given folder with their own login details. You'll be able to see the protected folders instantly either in the very same section of the Control Panel or inside the File Manager section where you'll identify them by their little padlock icons.