A password-protected directory is a folder which cannot be accessed unless the proper login credentials are offered. This may be a whole site or simply a single page that is situated in a subfolder. If you attempt to open such a directory, you shall see an Internet browser pop-up where you must enter a username and also a password. If you input the appropriate ones, you will be able to continue exploring the content without having to do anything else. In case the login credentials are not accurate, however, you shall see information that you are not authorized to look at the content. When this feature is enabled, you will not be able to open a file even though you may have a direct link. The option is quite useful if you wish to prohibit the access to some content or if you work on a site and you don't want visitors to be able to access it before it's ready.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

All our Linux cloud hosting come with an exceptionally handy tool which will allow you to secure any folder in your account from unauthorized access with simply two mouse clicks. As soon as you log in to your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you'll just have to go to the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that should be protected - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to enter the username and the password which must be used so as to access the content in question. The feature will be activated at once, so if you try to open the folder/website, you'll be prompted to type in the login information. You can set up or remove numerous usernames for the very same folder, if required. When you navigate to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be shown with a small padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Securing any folder with a password shall be really easy if you host your websites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that is incorporated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will allow you to select the specific folder which you want to secure with a few 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 problems even if you have never had a web hosting account before, because you do not need any previous knowledge or coding skills to activate the function. If you repeat the same simple steps, you shall be able to create different usernames for the same password-protected area, so a number of people will be able to access a given folder with their own login credentials. You will be able to see the protected folders easily either in precisely the same section of the Control Panel or within the File Manager section where you shall detect them by their little padlock icons.