A password-protected directory or area is a folder which can be accessed only if a username and a password are entered, so no unauthorized individuals could observe its content. This feature may be used for the main folder of a specific Internet site or only for a certain subfolder in accordance with your requirements. As an illustration, when you are building a new Internet site and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completely ready, you have to restrict the access to it completely, whereas if you would like only some people to be able to access particular files, you can password-protect only a certain folder, while the remaining portion of the site could be seen by everybody. Anyway, a “403 Forbidden” error page will appear in the event that the login details the visitor inputs aren't correct. Even a direct link to a file will not work given that any folder above it is password-protected.

Password Protected Directories in Hosting

With the password protection tool supplied with each and every hosting plan which we offer, you will be able to shield any content that you have inside your account with just a few clicks. As the tool is a component of our ground breaking Hepsia Control Panel, it provides the exact same simple interface and you'll not need any special skills to use it. As soon as you go to the Password Protection section, you'll have to pick one of the domains or subdomains you have in the account and then choose if the protection should be activated for the main folder or for a subfolder. Then enter the username and the password that you want and you'll be all set to go. A small padlock icon 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 include several 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

If you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you will be able to shield any content which you have uploaded through our protection tool. Its interface is as simple and intuitive as that of the Hepsia Control Panel it is a part of, so you shall not need to enter any code at any time. You will only need to select one of the domains/subdomains which you have in the hosting account and to determine which folder needs to be password-protected - the website’s root folder or some folder below it. After that you can input the username and the password, which will be stored in encrypted form in our system, and you shall be all set. The protection shall be enabled at once, so anybody who attempts to access the recently protected folder will have to enter the correct login details. When several individuals have to be able to access the exact same content, you could make a separate username for each one.