A password-protected directory is a folder that cannot be accessed unless the right login details are provided. This can be an entire site or just a single page which is in a subfolder. If you attempt to open this kind of a directory, you'll see a web browser pop-up in which you will need to type a username and also a password. If you input the correct ones, you will be able to continue browsing the content without needing to do anything additional. When the login credentials are not accurate, however, you'll see a note that you are not authorized to see the content. If this function is activated, you will not be able to open a file even though you may have a direct link. The option is extremely effective if you want to prohibit the access to some content or if you are developing a site and you do not want visitors to be able to access it before it is ready.
Password Protected Directories in Semi-dedicated Servers
It will require a few mouse clicks to activate the password protection feature for any folder you have, in case you use one of our semi-dedicated servers
. We have an incredibly effective tool, that offers a user-friendly point-and-click interface and which can be used by individuals without any experience. It is part of the Hepsia CP, which you'll get to manage your new account and once you log in and visit the Password Protection section, you shall be able to select the domain or subdomain which needs to be protected and then the exact folder - either the main folder or any subfolder under it. You'll also see two boxes in which you will need to type in the login name and the password which will be needed to access the folder in question and you'll be all set to go. By following the very same steps, you can set up many different login credentials for the same folder to give several individuals their own username/password. All secured folders will feature a small padlock sign in the File Manager section.