A password-protected directory is a folder that cannot be accessed unless the proper login credentials are provided. This can be a whole site or simply one page that's located within a subfolder. If you attempt to open this kind of a directory, you will see a browser pop-up in which you will need to input a username and also a password. In case you input the correct ones, you will be able to continue exploring the content without the need to do anything more. If the login credentials are not correct, however, you shall see a note that you are not permitted to view the content. When this option is active, you won't be able to open a file even if you have a direct link. The option is incredibly practical if you need to restrict the access to some content or if you work on an Internet site and you do not want visitors to be able to access it before it is ready.

Password Protected Directories in Shared Web Hosting

Setting up a password-protected area shall take merely a few clicks and a few seconds when you host your websites within a shared web hosting account with our company. You shall not have to do anything complex - you will need to select a domain/subdomain, to pick which folder under it must be protected, and then to input the login name and password that'll be used to access that folder. If a number of people require their own login credentials, there shall not be a problem to set up a number of different usernames with access to the same exact folder. All secured folders shall appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you will always know where this function is active. If you'd like to turn off the security feature for any folder, you can deactivate it from the exact same section of the CP in which you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to create password protection for any content which you have within your semi-dedicated server account. We've included an easy-to-use tool to the Hepsia hosting Control Panel using which you shall be able to enable the feature with several clicks and with no troubles, even if you're not very tech-savvy. You'll simply need to pick the hostname (domain or subdomain), the specific folder which needs to be protected (the primary folder or a subfolder) plus the login name and password. The protection shall take effect instantaneously, so if you try to open the password-protected URL within your browser, you'll have to type the newly created login details before you proceed. Additionally, you will be able to give different usernames for the same folder to a number of people, so you'll not need to share the same login credentials with anybody. Each password-protected folder will have a small padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you will be able to recognize this kind of folders in no time.