If you wish to keep some content concealed from the public eye, you can switch on password protection for a certain folder - either the main site folder or a different one below it. Whenever this option is active, a pop-up will appear each time a person tries to open the folder in question or clicks on a direct link that goes a few levels deeper, so login details will be required for www.domain.com/folder/image.jpg if you have secured the domain.com folder. When the credentials are not valid, a “403 Forbidden” message will appear and there's no way of getting around this restriction, so you can be sure that nobody shall be able access the secured content. The feature may be beneficial in a variety of cases - if only a few people need to be able to see particular files, if you work on an Internet site and you do not want people to see it before it is completed, and so forth.
Password Protected Directories in Cloud Hosting
If you use any of our cloud hosting plans, you shall be able to set up password-protected areas easily even if you don't have any experience with this sort of matters. We have incorporated an extremely easy-to-use point-and-click tool into the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all accounts, so you will be able to shield any folder within a matter of seconds. You will simply 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 in the preferred username and password that will be used to access the folder in question later on. Every secured folder shall have padlock icon in the File Manager section, so you will be able to see immediately what content is secured and what's not. If required, you can make several different sets of login details for precisely the same folder.