A password-protected directory is a folder that can't be accessed unless the proper login details are supplied. This may be an entire website or simply one page that's in a subfolder. If you try to open this type of a directory, you will see an Internet browser pop-up in which you must type in a username and also a password. In case you enter the appropriate ones, you can continue browsing the content with no need to do anything else. If the login details aren't right, however, you'll see information that you are not allowed to look at the content. If this feature is enabled, you won't be able to open a file even when you have a direct link. The feature is quite useful if you'd like to restrict the access to some content or if you work on a site and you do not want visitors to be able to access it prior to it being ready.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Web Hosting

All our Linux cloud web hosting feature an incredibly convenient tool which will enable you to protect any folder in your account from unauthorized access with only 2 mouse clicks. As soon as you log in to your Hepsia website hosting CP, you'll only have to go to the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that needs to be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to type in the username and the password that must be used so as to access the content in question. The feature shall be active straightaway, so if you try to open the folder/website, you shall be prompted to enter the login details. You could create or remove numerous usernames for the same folder, when necessary. If you go to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders will be shown with a little padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You shall be able to create password protection for any content that you have within your semi-dedicated server account. We've added an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel using which you will be able to activate the function with a few mouse clicks and with no troubles, even if you're not very tech-savvy. You will only have to pick the hostname (domain or subdomain), the particular folder which needs to be protected (the primary folder or a subfolder) and the login name and password. The protection shall take effect right away, so if you make an attempt to open the password-protected URL within your 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 same folder to a number of people, so you'll not need to share the same login credentials with anyone. Each password-protected folder shall have a small padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you shall be able to recognize this sort of folders effortlessly.