A password-protected directory is a folder which cannot be accessed unless the proper login details are provided. This may be an entire site or simply a single page which is in a subfolder. If you attempt to open this kind of a directory, you will see an Internet browser pop-up in which you will need to input a username and also a password. If you enter the right ones, you can continue browsing the content without the need to do anything more. If the login credentials aren't accurate, however, you shall see information that you aren't authorized to see the content. In case this function is active, you will not be able to open a file even if you have a direct link. The feature is very handy if you need to prohibit the access to some content or if you are creating an Internet site and you do not want visitors to be able to access it before it's ready.

Password Protected Directories in Website Hosting

All our Linux website hosting come with a really handy tool which will allow you to protect any folder within your account from unauthorized access with simply two mouse clicks. When you log in to your Hepsia web hosting CP, you'll just have to visit the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which needs to be protected - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to type the username and the password that have to be used so as to access the content in question. The function will be turned on immediately, so in case you make an effort to open the folder/website, you will be prompted to type in the login information. You could set up or remove a number of usernames for the exact same folder, when necessary. If you navigate to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be marked with a compact padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Securing any folder with a password shall be very easy if you host your Internet sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that is built into the Hepsia Control Panel, will enable you to select the particular folder which you want to protect with a couple of mouse clicks and all you'll need to type in shall be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later on. You will not encounter any troubles even if you have not had a web hosting account before, considering that you don't need any previous knowledge or coding skills to switch on the feature. If you repeat the same simple steps, you'll be able to create many usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so lots of people shall be able to access a certain folder with their own login credentials. You will be able to see the protected folders conveniently either in precisely the same section of the CP or inside the File Manager section where you shall recognize them by their little padlock icons.