A password-protected directory is a folder that cannot be accessed unless the correct login details are supplied. This may be an entire Internet site or only a single page that is situated in a subfolder. If you try to open this kind of a directory, you shall see an Internet browser pop-up in which you have to input a username as well as a password. If you type in the appropriate ones, you'll be able to continue surfing around the content with no need to do anything more. In case the login credentials are not right, however, you shall see information that you are not authorized to look at the content. When this feature is enabled, you won't be able to open a file even though you may have a direct link. The option is extremely practical if you want to prohibit 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's ready.

Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting

Creating a password-protected area will take no more than a couple of clicks and a few seconds if you host your sites inside a cloud hosting account with our company. You will not have to do anything complex - you'll have to choose a domain/subdomain, to choose which folder under it has to be secured, and then to input the login name and password which will be used to access that folder. If a number of individuals need their own login credentials, there shall not be a problem to set up several 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 option is activated. If you wish to deactivate the protection feature for any folder, you can deactivate it from the same exact section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will require a couple of mouse clicks to enable the password protection function for any folder that you have, in case you use one of our semi-dedicated servers. We have an exceptionally practical tool, that offers a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals without any experience. It is included in the Hepsia Control Panel, that you will get to manage your new account and when you log in and go to the Password Protection section, you shall be able to choose the domain or subdomain that should be secured and then the specific folder - either the primary folder or any subfolder under it. You will also see two boxes where you shall have to input the login name and the password that will be required to access the folder in question and you shall be good to go. By following the exact same steps, you are able to create a variety of login credentials for the very same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders will have a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.