If you would like keep some content hidden from the public eye, you could enable password protection for a specific folder - either the primary Internet site folder or a different one below it. If this feature is active, a pop-up shall appear anytime someone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login info shall be necessary for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have protected just the domain.com folder. When the details aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there's no way of getting around this restriction, so you can rest assured that no one will be able to access the secured content. The feature may be useful in a number of situations - if only a few individuals should be able to see particular files, if you are creating a site and you don't want people to see it before it's completed, etc.
Password Protected Directories in Hosting
All of our Linux hosting
feature a very handy tool which will enable you to protect any folder inside your account from unauthorized access with only 2 clicks. When you log in to your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you'll just have to navigate to the Password Protection section, to select the main domain or subdomain, to specify the folder that has to be protected - the root folder or some folder under it, and then to enter the username and the password that must be used so as to access the content in question. The feature will be turned on at once, so if you make an effort to open the folder/website, you'll be prompted to input the login details. You could create or remove a number of usernames for the very same folder, if necessary. When you check out the File Manager section, all password-protected folders shall be marked with a small padlock icon.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You shall be able to create password protection for any content you have inside your semi-dedicated server
account. We have included an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel via which you will be able to enable the feature with a few clicks and without any complications, even if you're not very tech-savvy. You will simply have to choose the hostname (domain or subdomain), the particular folder which has to be protected (the primary folder or a subfolder) as well as the login name and password. The protection shall take effect instantly, so if you attempt to open the password-protected URL inside your web browser, you'll have to type in the newly created login details in order to proceed. Additionally, you'll be able to give different usernames for the same folder to a number of individuals, so you'll not have to share the same login credentials with everybody. Any password-protected folder will have a compact padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you'll be able to recognize this sort of folders effortlessly.