A password-protected directory or area is a folder that may be accessed only when a username and a password are entered, so no unauthorized people could view its content. This feature can be used for the primary folder of a specific site or just for a specific subfolder based on the needs you have. For instance, if you are developing a new site and you don't want people to see it before it is ready, you need to restrict the access to it altogether, whereas if you need only some people to be able to access particular files, you are able to password-protect only a certain folder, while the rest of the Internet site could be seen by everybody. In either case, a “403 Forbidden” error page shall appear in the event that the login details the visitor types in are not accurate. Even a direct link to a file shall not work provided any folder above it is password-protected.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Website Hosting

When you use any of our shared website hosting solutions, you shall be able to create password-protected areas without difficulty even if you have zero experience with such matters. We've incorporated a very easy-to-use point-and-click tool within the Hepsia CP, offered with all accounts, so you shall be able to secure any folder within just a few seconds. You will only have to choose a domain or a subdomain and the specific folder which should be secured (the primary one or a subfolder), and then to type in the preferred username and password that'll be used to access the folder in question later on. Each secured folder will have a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you shall be able to see at a glance what content is secured and what's not. If needed, you can make a number of different sets of login credentials for exactly the same folder.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to create password protection for any content that you have inside your semi-dedicated server account. We've included an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel through which you will be able to switch on the function with several clicks and without any problems, even if you are not really tech-savvy. You will simply need to select the hostname (domain or subdomain), the exact folder that should be protected (the main folder or a subfolder) and the login name and password. The protection shall take effect right away, so if you make an effort to open the password-protected URL in your Internet browser, you will need to input the newly created login credentials in order to proceed. Additionally, you'll be able to give different usernames for the exact same folder to a number of people, so you will not have to share the same login credentials with anybody. Each password-protected folder shall have a compact padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you will be able to recognize this type of folders in no time.