A password-protected directory or area is a folder that can be accessed only if a username and a password are typed in, so no unauthorized people may look at its content. This function may be used for the main folder of a certain website or exclusively for a specific subfolder based on your needs. For example, when you are building a new Internet site and you don't want people to see it before it's ready, you might want to limit the access to it entirely, and if you need only some individuals to be able to access certain files, you may password-protect only a specific folder, while the other parts of the website may be seen by everybody. Regardless, a “403 Forbidden” error page shall appear in the event that the login details the visitor inputs aren't right. Even a direct link to a file shall not work as long as any folder above it is password-protected.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

With the password protection tool provided with each shared hosting package which we offer, you'll be able to secure any content that you have in your account with merely a few clicks. As the tool is part of our revolutionary Hepsia CP, it has the exact same simple interface and you'll not need any special skills to use it. As soon as you check out the Password Protection section, you'll need to select one of the domains or subdomains you have inside the account and then choose if the protection should be turned on for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then type the username and the password that you'd like and you'll be set. A tiny padlock symbol inside the File Manager section will tell you that a specific folder is password-protected. In the same way you'll be able to add numerous usernames and passwords for the same folder if you want several people to have their own login credentials.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Securing any folder with a password shall be very easy if you host your websites within a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, which is incorporated into the Hepsia CP, will permit you to select the specific folder which you want to secure with a couple of clicks and all you'll have to enter will be the username and the password that'll be used to access it afterwards. You will not encounter any problems even if you have never had a hosting account before, considering that you do not need any previous knowledge or computer programming skills to activate the function. If you repeat the same basic steps, you'll be able to set up different usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so many people shall be able to access a particular folder with their own login details. You will be able to see the protected folders very easily either in exactly the same section of the Control Panel or within the File Manager section where you will recognize them by their compact padlock icons.