A password-protected directory is a folder that cannot be accessed unless the proper login details are provided. This can be an entire Internet site or only one page that is situated in a subfolder. If you attempt to open this type of a directory, you shall see a browser pop-up where you will have to type in a username and also a password. In case you input the right ones, you can continue exploring the content with no need to do anything additional. When the login credentials are not accurate, however, you shall see a note that you aren't permitted to view the content. When this function is enabled, you will not be able to open a file even though you may have a direct link. The function is very effective if you need to restrict the access to some content or if you are creating a site and you do not want visitors to be able to access it prior to it being ready.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

All of our Linux shared hosting come with a very convenient tool that will permit you to protect any folder within your account from unauthorized access with just two clicks. Once you log in to your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you will only have to visit the Password Protection section, to pick the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which needs to be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to type the username and the password that should be used in order to access the content in question. The feature will be activated instantly, so if you attempt to open the folder/website, you shall be prompted to enter the login information. You may set up or remove numerous usernames for the exact same folder, if necessary. When you check out the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be indicated by a small padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to set up password protection for any content you have within your semi-dedicated server account. We've integrated an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel where you will be able to activate the feature with a few clicks and without any difficulties, even if you're not really tech-savvy. You will only have to choose the hostname (domain or subdomain), the particular folder that should be protected (the primary folder or a subfolder) plus the login name and password. The protection shall take effect instantly, so if you try to open the password-protected URL within your Internet browser, you'll have to type the newly created login credentials before you proceed. Additionally, you'll be able to give different usernames for the very same folder to a number of individuals, so you will not need to share the same login details with anyone. Any password-protected folder shall have a little padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you'll be able to recognize this type of folders in no time.