Adding password protection to a given directory in your website using the hosting control panel

In many occasions, be it because of workflow or to give a client special access to a certain directory, it may be necessary to restrict access to a given directory on your server using a simple username/password combination. This can be easily done from our hosting control panel.

The first step is accessing your control panel. Once inside you will find an icon named “Password Protection” under the “Web Tools” section.

Figure 1: The ENOISE hosting control panel home page.

In the “Password Protection” page you will find two sections: “Add and remove password protection” and “Edit password protection users”.

Figure 2: Website password protection in hosting control panel.

When browsing the protected path we see the following login box:

Figure 3: After adding password protection, the browser will promp you from password.