If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you'll be able to activate password protection for a certain folder - either the primary site folder or another one below it. When this option is enabled, a pop-up will appear anytime 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 needed 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 isn't any method of getting around this restriction, so you can be certain that no one shall be able access the shielded content. The function could be useful in numerous situations - if only a few individuals must be able to see specific files, if you are building a site and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, etc.
Password Protected Directories in Shared Website Hosting
Setting up a password-protected area will take just a couple of mouse clicks and a few seconds when you host your Internet sites inside a shared website hosting account with us. You'll not have to do anything complex - you will need to select a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it should be secured, and then to enter the login name and password which will be used to access that folder. When a number of individuals need their own login details, there shall not be a problem to set up a variety of different usernames with access to the very same folder. All secured folders will appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this function is active. If you'd like to turn off the protection function for any folder, you can deactivate it from the same section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you have a semi-dedicated server account with us, you will be able to shield any content that you've uploaded through our protection tool. Its interface is as simple and intuitive as that of the Hepsia CP it's a part of, so you will not have to enter any code at any time. You'll only have to choose one of the domains/subdomains that you have inside the website hosting account and to choose which folder must be password-protected - the website’s root folder or some folder below it. You may then type the username and the password, that will be stored in encrypted form in our system, and you shall be all set. The protection will be turned on instantly, so anybody who attempts to access the freshly protected folder shall have to input the accurate login details. When several people have to be able to access precisely the same content, you could make a separate username for each.