A password-protected directory or area is a folder which could be accessed only when a username and a password are entered, so no unauthorized individuals can check out its content. This option may be used for the primary folder of a specific Internet site or exclusively for a specific subfolder in accordance with your needs. For example, if you are creating a new site and you don't want people to see it before it is completely ready, you have to prohibit the access to it altogether, whereas if you want only some individuals to be able to access specific files, you could password-protect only a particular folder, while the remaining portion of the site could be seen by everyone. Anyway, a “403 Forbidden” error page shall appear if the login details the visitor inputs are not accurate. Even a direct link to a file won't work so long as any folder above it is password-protected.

Password Protected Directories in Web Hosting

With the password protection tool supplied with every single web hosting plan that we offer, you shall be able to protect any content which you have in your account with only a few mouse clicks. As the tool is part of our ground breaking Hepsia Control Panel, it has the same uncomplicated interface and you will not need any special skills to use it. When you go to the Password Protection section, you'll need to pick one of the domains or subdomains which you have within the account and then decide whether the protection should be turned on for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then enter the username and the password that you want and you will be ready. A tiny padlock symbol in the File Manager section will tell you that a specific folder is password-protected. In the very same way you'll be able to add multiple 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 Servers

It will take a couple of mouse clicks to turn on the password protection function for any folder you have, when you use one of our semi-dedicated servers. We have an exceptionally handy tool, that offers a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people with no experience. It's included in the Hepsia Control Panel, which you will get to manage your new account and as soon as you log in and visit the Password Protection section, you'll be able to pick the domain or subdomain that needs to be protected and then the specific folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You'll also see two boxes in which you will need to input the login name and the password that will be necessary to access the folder in question and you shall be all set. By following the exact same steps, you are able to create a variety of login credentials for the very same folder to give several people their own username/password. All secured folders shall feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.