A password-protected directory or area is a folder that could be accessed only if a username and a password are entered, so no unauthorized individuals may check out its content. This function can be used for the primary folder of a certain site or only for a certain subfolder in accordance with the needs you have. As an example, if you are building a new site and you don't want people to see it prior to it being 100% ready, you should limit the access to it altogether, and if you need only some individuals to be able to access certain files, you could password-protect only a specific folder, while the remaining portion of the Internet site can be seen by everybody. Either way, a “403 Forbidden” error page will appear in the event that the login details the visitor enters are not correct. Even a direct link to a file will not work as long as any folder above it is password-protected.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

With the password protection tool that comes with each cloud hosting package that we provide, you shall be able to protect any content which you have inside your account with just a few mouse clicks. Since the tool is an element of our innovative Hepsia Control Panel, it features the exact same simple interface and you will not require any special skills to use it. As soon as you go to the Password Protection section, you will need to select one of the domains or subdomains you have inside the account and then choose if the protection should be activated for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then type the username and the password that you want and you'll be all set to go. A little padlock icon inside the File Manager section will tell you that a particular folder is password-protected. In the same exact way you'll be able to include numerous usernames and passwords for the same folder if you'd like several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you shall be able to shield any content that you have uploaded using our protection tool. Its interface is as basic and intuitive as that of the Hepsia Control Panel it is part of, so you shall not have to enter any code at any time. You'll only need to pick one of the domains/subdomains which you have inside the web hosting account and to choose which folder needs to be password-protected - the website’s root folder or some folder below it. After that you can enter the username and the password, that'll be stored in encrypted form in our system, and you'll be ready. The protection will be switched on immediately, so anybody who tries to access the freshly protected folder shall have to type in the correct login details. In cases where several individuals must be able to open precisely the same content, you could make a separate username for each one.