The following video tutorial teaches you how to password protect a directory in cPanel.
This tutorial is for customers on the Pickaweb hosting service.
The resources on your cPanel, you can easily do this. Once you have password-protected a particular folder, the visitor will be required to provide the username and password you’ve set to view the files.
Here are the steps you need to follow –
1. Log in to your cPanel.
2. In the Security section, click on the Password Protect Directories icon.
3. Select the directory to start with.
4. Click the Go button.
5. Select the directory you want to password-protect by clicking its name.
6. Check the Password Protect box.
7. Give the directory you want to protect a new name.
8. Click the Save button.
You’ve successfully password-protected your selected directory. It’s highly recommended to assign the directory you want to protect a new name (and the not use the one and the same name).