Password Protected Directories
See how to create a protected and user-only area in your website with password-protected directories.
If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you'll be able to activate password protection for a specific folder - either the primary site folder or any other one below it. If this feature is active, a pop-up will appear anytime someone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information will be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have protected the domain.com folder. If the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there is no way to get around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The feature could be beneficial in a number of scenarios - if only a few individuals need to be able to see specific files, if you are developing a website and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, etc.
Password Protected Directories in Hosting
With the password protection tool that comes with every hosting
plan that we provide, you'll be able to secure any content that you have within your account with merely a few clicks. Because the tool is part of our innovative Hepsia CP, it has exactly the same uncomplicated interface and you'll not require any special skills to use it. Once you go to the Password Protection section, you will have to select one of the domains or subdomains you have in the account and then choose whether the protection should be switched on for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then type in the username and the password that you would like and you shall be all set to go. A small padlock symbol inside the File Manager section will tell you that a particular folder is password-protected. In the exact same way you shall be able to include many usernames and passwords for the same folder if you would 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 that you have in your semi-dedicated server
account. We have included an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia hosting Control Panel via which you will be able to switch on the function with a few mouse clicks and without any complications, even if you're not very tech-savvy. You will simply have to select the hostname (domain or subdomain), the particular folder that needs to be protected (the main folder or a subfolder) and the login name and password. The protection shall take effect instantly, so if you attempt to open the password-protected URL inside your Internet browser, you'll need to type in the newly created login details before you proceed. Additionally, you will be able to give different usernames for the very same folder to a number of individuals, so you will not need to share the same login details with everyone. Any password-protected folder will have a small padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you'll be able to recognize this kind of folders effortlessly.