A password-protected directory is a folder which cannot be accessed unless the proper login details are supplied. This can be a whole Internet site or simply one page that's located within a subfolder. If you try to open this sort of a directory, you will see an Internet browser pop-up where you must type a username and also a password. In case you input the correct ones, you'll be able to continue surfing around the content without needing to do anything additional. In case the login details are not accurate, however, you'll see a note that you are not allowed to see the content. When this function is activated, you won't be able to open a file even though you may have a direct link. The function is quite effective if you want to limit the access to some content or if you are creating a site and you don't want visitors to be able to access it before it is ready.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Web Hosting

All our cloud web hosting come with an exceptionally handy tool that will permit you to shield any folder in your account from unauthorized access with only two clicks. Once you log in to your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you will only have to visit the Password Protection section, to choose the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder which should be secured - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to type the username and the password which have to be used to access the content in question. The feature will be turned on instantly, so in case you attempt to open the folder/website, you shall be prompted to enter the login details. You can create or remove a number of usernames for the same folder, if needed. When you go to the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be marked with a little padlock icon.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

You shall be able to set up password protection for any content which you have within your semi-dedicated server account. We have integrated an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel using which you shall be able to activate the feature with several mouse clicks and with no problems, even if you are not quite tech-savvy. You'll simply need to choose the hostname (domain or subdomain), the exact folder that needs to be protected (the primary folder or a subfolder) as well as the login name and password. The protection shall take effect immediately, so if you try to open the password-protected URL in your web browser, you will have to type in the newly created login credentials before you proceed. Additionally, you'll be able to give different usernames for the very same folder to a number of individuals, so you will not have to share the same login details with anybody. Each password-protected folder will have a tiny padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you shall be able to recognize this kind of folders effortlessly.