A password-protected directory is a folder that can't be accessed unless the right login credentials are supplied. This could be a whole website or only one page that is located within a subfolder. If you attempt to open this type of a directory, you will see a web browser pop-up where you will need to type a username and also a password. In case you type in the correct ones, you'll be able to continue browsing the content without having to do anything else. When the login credentials are not right, however, you shall see a message that you are not authorized to look at the content. When this function is active, you won't be able to open a file even if you have a direct link. The feature is very handy if you wish to prohibit the access to some content or if you are creating an Internet site and you do not want visitors to be able to access it prior to it being ready.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

All of our Linux cloud hosting feature an exceptionally useful tool which will allow you to protect any folder in your account from unauthorized access with simply two clicks. When you log in to your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you will just have to navigate to the Password Protection section, to pick the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that should be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to type in the username and the password which must be used so as to access the content in question. The feature shall be activated instantly, so if you make an effort to open the folder/website, you'll be prompted to type in the login credentials. You can create or remove a number of usernames for the exact same folder, if needed. If you navigate to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be shown with a little padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to set up password protection for any content which 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 shall be able to switch on the function with several clicks and with no troubles, even if you're not really tech-savvy. You will only need to pick the hostname (domain or subdomain), the particular folder which needs to be secured (the main folder or a subfolder) and the login name and password. The protection will take effect immediately, so if you try to open the password-protected URL inside your Internet browser, you'll have to input the newly created login details in order to proceed. Additionally, you will be able to give different usernames for the exact same folder to a number of individuals, so you'll not need to share the same login details with anybody. Each password-protected folder shall have a compact padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you'll be able to recognize this kind of folders in no time.