A password-protected directory is a folder which cannot be accessed unless the right login details are supplied. This can be an entire website or simply a single page that is located in a subfolder. If you attempt to open this sort of a directory, you'll see a browser pop-up in which you must enter a username and a password. In case you type in the right ones, you can continue surfing around the content without having to do anything else. If the login details are not right, however, you'll see information that you are not permitted to view the content. In case this function 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 website and you do not want visitors to be able to access it before it is ready.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Website Hosting

Setting up a password-protected area will take just several clicks and a few seconds if you host your websites within a shared website hosting account with us. You will not have to do anything challenging - you'll have to select a domain/subdomain, to select which folder under it should be protected, and then to enter the login name and password that will be used to access that folder. In case a number of people need their own login details, there won't be a problem to make several different usernames with access to the same exact folder. All secured folders will appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you shall always know where this feature is active. If you'd like to turn off the security function for any folder, you can disable it from the very same section of the CP in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will require just a few mouse clicks to activate the password protection feature for any folder which you have, when you use one of our semi-dedicated servers. We have an exceptionally helpful tool, that offers a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people without experience. It is an element of the Hepsia Control Panel, that you will get to manage your new account and once you log in and go to the Password Protection section, you'll be able to pick the domain or subdomain that needs to be protected and then the exact folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You'll also see two boxes where you shall have to enter the login name and the password which will be required to access the folder in question and you'll be good to go. By following the very same steps, you are able to set up many different login credentials for the exact same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders shall feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.