A password-protected directory is a folder which can't be accessed unless the correct login details are offered. This may be an entire site or only one page that's located within a subfolder. If you try to open such a directory, you shall see an Internet browser pop-up in which you will need to type a username and a password. If you type the correct ones, you will be able to continue surfing around the content without the need to do anything more. In case the login credentials aren't right, however, you will see a note that you are not permitted to see the content. In case this feature is enabled, you won't be able to open a file even when you have a direct link. The option is extremely handy if you'd like to restrict the access to some content or if you are creating a site and you don't want visitors to be able to access it prior to it being ready.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

Creating a password-protected area will take no more than a couple of mouse clicks and a few seconds if you host your websites inside a shared hosting account with our company. You won't need to do anything complex - you will have to pick a domain/subdomain, to pick which folder under it has to be protected, and then to input the login name and password that will be used to access that folder. When a number of people require their own login credentials, there won't be a problem to set up a variety of different usernames with access to the very same folder. All protected folders will appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this function is enabled. If you'd like to disable the protection function for any folder, you can disable it from the exact same section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

Securing any folder with a password shall be very simple if you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, which is built into the Hepsia CP, will permit you to select the specific folder that you want to secure with a few clicks and all you'll need to type will be the username and the password which will be used to access it subsequently. You will not encounter any complications even if you have never had a web hosting account before, since you don't need any previous knowledge or computer programming skills to enable the feature. If you repeat the same basic steps, you will be able to set up many usernames for the exact same password-protected area, so a number of people will be able to access a particular folder with their own login credentials. You will be able to see the protected folders easily either in the same section of the CP or in the File Manager section where you shall recognize them by their small padlock icons.