Password Protected Directories
Discover how to make a protected and user-only area in your website with password-protected directories.
A password-protected directory is a folder which cannot be accessed unless the correct login details are provided. This can be a whole Internet site or simply one page that's in a subfolder. If you try to open this sort of a directory, you will see a browser pop-up in which you have to type in a username and a password. In case you type in the right ones, you will be able to continue browsing the content without having to do anything else. In case the login credentials aren't accurate, however, you'll see a message that you aren't authorized to view the content. When this function is enabled, you will not be able to open a file even if you have a direct link. The option is very practical if you want to prohibit the access to some content or if you are developing a website and you don't want visitors to be able to access it prior to it being ready.
Password Protected Directories in Web Hosting
Setting up a password-protected area will take only several clicks and a few seconds when you host your sites inside a web hosting
account with our company. You will not need to do anything complicated - you'll need to select a domain/subdomain, to pick which folder under it should be secured, and then to enter the login name and password that'll be used to access that folder. If a number of individuals require their own login credentials, there won't be a problem to create a variety of different usernames with access to the same folder. All protected folders shall appear with a padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you will always know where this feature is active. If you would like to deactivate the security feature for any folder, you can deactivate it from the exact same section of the Control Panel in which you have enabled it.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers
Securing any folder with a password will be really easy if you host your websites within a semi-dedicated server
account with our company. A user-friendly tool, that is built into the Hepsia Control Panel, will permit you to choose the specific folder which you want to protect with a couple of mouse clicks and all you will have to type shall be the username and the password that will be used to access it subsequently. You won't experience any problems even if you haven't had a website hosting account before, due to the fact that you don't need any previous knowledge or programming skills to activate the function. If you repeat the same very simple steps, you shall be able to set up numerous usernames for the very same password-protected area, so a number of people shall be able to access a given folder with their own login credentials. You will be able to see the secured folders very easily either in precisely the same section of the Control Panel or inside the File Manager section where you shall recognize them by their small padlock icons.