If you would like keep some content concealed from the public eye, you'll be able to switch on password protection for a particular folder - either the main website folder or another one below it. In case this option is active, a pop-up shall appear every time somebody attempts to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link which goes a few levels deeper, so login details will be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured just the domain.com folder. When the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there isn't any way to get around this restriction, so you can be positive that no one shall be able access the protected content. The option could be useful in a number of cases - if only a number of people need to be able to see certain files, if you are building an Internet site and you don't want people to see it prior to it being completed, and so on.
Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting
Creating a password-protected area will take only a couple of clicks and a few seconds when you host your sites inside a cloud hosting account with our company. You will not need to do anything difficult - you will need to choose a domain/subdomain, to choose which folder under it should be secured, and then to input the login name and password that'll be used to access that folder. If a number of people require their own login details, there will not be a problem to make numerous different usernames with access to the very same folder. All protected folders will appear with a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you will always know where this feature is enabled. If you want to deactivate the protection feature for any folder, you can deactivate it from the very same section of the Control Panel where you have enabled it.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers
Securing any folder with a password shall be very easy if you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that's incorporated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will enable you to select the exact folder you would like to protect with a couple of clicks and all you will have to type shall be the username and the password that'll be used to access it later on. You won't encounter any problems even if you haven't had a hosting account before, since you do not need any previous knowledge or programming skills to activate the feature. If you repeat the same simple steps, you shall be able to create various usernames for the very same password-protected area, so numerous individuals shall be able to access a particular folder with their own login details. You will be able to see the protected folders easily either in the very same section of the Control Panel or inside the File Manager section where you'll recognize them by their tiny padlock icons.