A password-protected directory or area is a folder which could be accessed only when a username and a password are typed in, so no unauthorized individuals can see its content. This function may be used for the primary folder of a given site or exclusively for a particular subfolder based upon your preferences. As an example, when you are creating a new site and you do not want people to see it before it is 100% ready, you need to limit the access to it entirely, while if you want only some people to be able to access certain files, you could password-protect only a specific folder, while the remaining portion of the Internet site can be seen by anyone. In any case, a “403 Forbidden” error page will appear in case the login details the visitor enters aren't accurate. Even a direct link to a file shall not work if any folder above it is password-protected.
Password Protected Directories in Cloud Web Hosting
When you use any of our cloud web hosting solutions, you shall be able to make password-protected areas without difficulty even if you don't have any experience with this sort of matters. We have included a really easy-to-use point-and-click tool within the Hepsia CP, supplied with all accounts, so you shall be able to shield any folder within a matter of seconds. You'll simply have to pick a domain or a subdomain and the exact folder that has to be protected (the primary one or a subfolder), and then to input the desired username and password which will be used to access the folder in question later on. Each and every protected folder shall have padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you shall be able to see instantly what content is secured and what is not. If needed, you can create a number of sets of login details for the exact same folder.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers
When you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you shall be able to protect 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's part of, so you will not have to type in any code at any time. You will only need to select one of the domains/subdomains that you have inside the web hosting account and to choose which folder must be password-protected - the website’s root folder or some folder below it. Then you can input the username and the password, that will be stored in encrypted form in our system, and you shall be good to go. The protection shall be activated at once, so anyone that tries to access the freshly secured folder shall have to enter the accurate login details. In case a number of people should be able to open the exact same content, you could set up a separate username for each of them.