A password-protected directory is a folder which cannot be accessed unless the right login details are provided. This can be an entire website or only one page that's located within a subfolder. If you try to open this type of a directory, you shall see a web browser pop-up in which you will have to enter a username as well as a password. If you type in the right ones, you will be able to continue browsing the content without the need to do anything more. In case the login credentials are not right, however, you'll see a note that you are not authorized to view the content. When this option is activated, you won't be able to open a file even if you have a direct link. The feature is quite useful if you need to limit 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 Shared Hosting

Setting up a password-protected area will take only a few clicks and a few seconds if you host your websites inside a shared hosting account with our company. You'll not have to do anything challenging - you will have to choose a domain/subdomain, to choose which folder under it must be protected, and then to type the login name and password which will be used to access that folder. In case a number of people need their own login credentials, there shall not be a problem to create numerous different usernames with access to the very same folder. All secured folders will appear with a padlock icon within the File Manager section, so you will always know where this function is activated. If you wish to deactivate the security feature for any folder, you can deactivate it from the same section of the CP in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

You shall be able to set up password protection for any content which you have in your semi-dedicated server account. We've integrated an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel using which you will be able to activate the function with a number of mouse clicks and with no problems, even if you are not quite tech-savvy. You'll only have to select the hostname (domain or subdomain), the particular folder that has to be protected (the primary folder or a subfolder) and the login name and password. The protection will take effect instantaneously, so if you make an effort to open the password-protected URL within your web browser, you'll have to type the newly created login details before you can proceed. You will also be able to give different usernames for the exact same folder to a number of individuals, so you will not have to share the same login credentials with everybody. Each password-protected folder will have a small padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you'll be able to recognize this sort of folders in no time.