If you'd like to keep some content hidden from the public eye, you are able to enable password protection for a certain folder - either the primary Internet site folder or another one below it. Whenever this option is activated, a pop-up will appear each and every time someone tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login information shall be needed for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg in case you have secured only the domain.com folder. If the credentials aren't valid, a “403 Forbidden” message shall appear and there's no way to get around this restriction, so you can be certain that no one shall be able access the secured content. The function could be useful in various situations - if only a number of individuals should be able to see particular files, if you are creating an Internet site and you don't want people to see it before it is completed, etc.
Password Protected Directories in Shared Web Hosting
If you use any of our shared web hosting plans, you can create password-protected areas effortlessly even if you don't have any experience with this type of matters. We've integrated an incredibly easy-to-use point-and-click tool in the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all accounts, so you will be able to shield any folder within merely seconds. You will only have to select a domain or a subdomain and the exact folder which has to be protected (the main one or a subfolder), and then to type the username and password that will be used to access the folder in question later on. Each and every protected folder shall have padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you'll be able to see easily what content is protected and what's not. When necessary, you could make a number of different sets of login details for the same folder.