A password-protected directory is a folder that cannot be accessed unless the proper login credentials are offered. This may be a whole website or simply a single page that's situated in a subfolder. If you try to open this type of a directory, you shall see a web browser pop-up in which you will need to type in a username as well as a password. In case you input the correct ones, you will be able to continue surfing around the content without having to do anything extra. In case the login details are not accurate, however, you will see a message that you are not authorized to see the content. In case this function is activated, you will not be able to open a file even though you may have a direct link. The feature is incredibly practical if you want to prohibit the access to some content or if you are creating a website and you do not want visitors to be able to access it before it's ready.

Password Protected Directories in Website Hosting

All our website hosting come with an incredibly useful tool which will allow you to shield any folder in your account from unauthorized access with just two mouse clicks. As soon as you log in to your Hepsia web hosting CP, you will only have to go to the Password Protection section, to pick the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which has to be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to input the username and the password which should be used in order to access the content in question. The function will be activated at once, so in case you attempt to open the folder/website, you will be prompted to type in the login details. You could create or remove numerous usernames for the exact same folder, when necessary. When you go to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be shown with a little padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password shall be easy if you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that is integrated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will enable you to pick the particular folder you'd like to secure with a few clicks and all you'll need to type shall be the username and the password that'll be used to access it subsequently. You'll not experience any problems even if you haven't had a web hosting account before, due to the fact that you don't need any previous knowledge or computer programming skills to activate the function. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you will be able to create numerous usernames for the same password-protected area, so numerous individuals shall be able to access a given folder with their own login credentials. You will be able to see the protected folders conveniently either in the same section of the CP or within the File Manager section where you will detect them by their small padlock icons.