A password-protected directory is a folder which cannot be accessed unless the right login details are provided. This may be a whole site or simply a single page that's situated in a subfolder. If you try to open this type of a directory, you shall see a web browser pop-up in which you will have to enter a username and also a password. In case you type the right ones, you will be able to continue browsing the content without the need to do anything else. In case the login details are not accurate, however, you will see information that you are not permitted to see the content. When this function is activated, you will not be able to open a file even if you have a direct link. The feature is quite useful if you wish to prohibit the access to some content or if you are developing a website and you do not want visitors to be able to access it before it's ready.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting

When you use any of our shared hosting packages, you'll be able to make password-protected areas without difficulty even if you don't have any experience with this kind of matters. We have incorporated a really easy-to-use point-and-click tool within the Hepsia CP, offered with all accounts, so you will be able to protect any folder within just a few seconds. You will have to choose a domain or a subdomain and the specific folder that must be protected (the main one or a subfolder), and then to type in the desired username and password which will be used to access the folder in question when you need it. Every secured folder will have a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you'll be able to see at a glance what content is protected and what is not. If required, you can make a number of different sets of login credentials for exactly the same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will take a couple of mouse clicks to turn on the password protection feature for any folder that you have, when you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages. We have an extremely practical tool, which has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals with zero experience. It is an element of the Hepsia Control Panel, which you'll get to manage your new account as soon as you log in and go to the Password Protection section, you shall be able to choose the domain or subdomain which should be secured and then the particular folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You shall also see 2 boxes where you will need to enter the login name and the password that will be needed to access the folder in question and you'll be ready. By following the very same steps, you can create a number of login credentials for the same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All secured folders shall feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.