A password-protected directory or area is a folder that may be accessed only when a username and a password are typed in, so no unauthorized people can view its content. This feature can be used for the primary folder of a particular Internet site or just for a specific subfolder based on the needs you have. For instance, when you are building a new website and you don't want people to see it before it is completely ready, you need to limit the access to it completely, whereas if you would like only some people to be able to access particular files, you may password-protect only a certain folder, while the rest of the site could be seen by anyone. Regardless, a “403 Forbidden” error page will appear in the event that the login details the visitor inputs are not correct. Even a direct link to a file won't work given that any folder above it is password-protected.

Password Protected Directories in Hosting

With the password protection tool provided with every hosting plan that we offer, you'll be able to protect any content which you have in your account with just a few mouse clicks. Because the tool is an element of our innovative Hepsia CP, it has the same simple interface and you will not require any special skills to use it. Once you check out the Password Protection section, you'll need to choose one of the domains or subdomains which you have in the account and then decide if the protection should be turned on for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then type in the username and the password that you'd like and you will be all set. A tiny padlock symbol within the File Manager section will tell you that a particular folder is password-protected. In the same exact way you will be able to add numerous 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

When you have a semi-dedicated server account with us, you shall be able to protect any content you have uploaded through our protection tool. Its interface is as basic and intuitive as that of the Hepsia Control Panel it's part of, so you will not have to write any code at any time. You'll only need to pick one of the domains/subdomains that you have in the website hosting account and to select which folder must be password-protected - the website’s root folder or some folder below it. After that you can type the username and the password, that'll be stored in encrypted form in our system, and you will be ready. The protection will be activated right away, so anyone that attempts to access the freshly secured folder will have to enter the correct login information. If a number of individuals should be able to open exactly the same content, you can create a separate username for each of them.