A password-protected directory is a folder which can't be accessed unless the proper login credentials are provided. This may be an entire Internet site or only a single page that's situated in a subfolder. If you try to open this type of a directory, you shall see a browser pop-up in which you must input a username as well as a password. If you type the appropriate ones, you will be able to continue exploring the content without having to do anything more. In case the login credentials are not right, however, you shall see information that you aren't allowed to see the content. If this option is enabled, you won't be able to open a file even though you may have a direct link. The option is very effective if you need to limit the access to some content or if you are developing a site and you don't want visitors to be able to access it before it is ready.

Password Protected Directories in Website Hosting

Setting up a password-protected area will take just a couple of mouse clicks and a few seconds when you host your Internet sites inside a website hosting account with our company. You won't need to do anything complex - you will have to select 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. When a number of people require their own login credentials, there shall not be a problem to set up several different usernames with access to the same exact folder. All secured folders will appear with a padlock icon inside the File Manager section, so you'll always know where this option is active. If you want to deactivate the security feature for any folder, you can deactivate it from the exact same section of the CP where you have enabled it.

Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will require just a few mouse clicks to turn on the password protection feature for any folder that you have, if you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages. We have an exceptionally effective tool, that has a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by people without experience. It is part of the Hepsia CP, which you will get to manage your new account as soon as you log in and navigate to the Password Protection section, you'll be able to pick the domain or subdomain which should be secured and then the exact folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You shall also see 2 boxes where you will need to enter the login name and the password that will be necessary to access the folder in question and you shall be good to go. By following the exact same steps, you will be able to set up many different login credentials for the same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All protected folders will feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.