A password-protected directory is a folder which can't be accessed unless the proper login details are offered. This may be an entire site or only a single page that's located in a subfolder. If you try to open this kind of a directory, you'll see a browser pop-up where you must type in a username and a password. In case you type the appropriate ones, you can continue exploring the content without having to do anything additional. If the login details aren't right, however, you will see information that you are not permitted to view the content. When this function is activated, you will not be able to open a file even when you have a direct link. The option is very practical if you need to prohibit the access to some content or if you are developing a website and you do not want visitors to be able to access it before it's ready.
Password Protected Directories in Shared Hosting
With the password protection tool that is included with each shared hosting package that we offer, you will be able to secure any content which you have inside your account with merely a few mouse clicks. As the tool is a component of our ground breaking Hepsia Control Panel, it offers exactly the same uncomplicated interface and you shall not require any special skills to use it. When you check out the Password Protection section, you'll need to choose one of the domains or subdomains which you have within the account and then decide whether the protection should be switched on for the primary folder or for a subfolder. Then type the username and the password that you would like and you will be set. A tiny padlock icon in the File Manager section will tell you that a particular folder is password-protected. In the exact same way you'll be able to include numerous usernames and passwords for the same folder if you would like several people to have their own login credentials.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Securing any folder with a password shall be very easy if you host your sites within a semi-dedicated server account with us. A user-friendly tool, that's incorporated into the Hepsia Control Panel, will enable you to pick the specific folder you would like to secure with a few clicks and all you'll need to enter shall be the username and the password which will be used to access it subsequently. You'll not experience any issues even if you have not had a website hosting account before, considering that you do not need any previous knowledge or programming skills to activate the function. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you will be able to create numerous usernames for the very same password-protected area, so numerous individuals will be able to access a particular folder with their own login details. You will be able to see the protected folders instantly either in the exact same section of the CP or within the File Manager section where you'll recognize them by their tiny padlock icons.