Step 1: Log into your cPanel interface.
You can log in to your cPanel interface atyourdomain.co.uk/cpanel
**If you experience any difficulties accessing your cPanel, please contact our technical support team. They would be happy to help you obtain your login details or any other login issues.**
Step 2: Click on Password Protect Directories in the Security field.
Step 3: You will then be prompted to select a directory to open.
If you see the folder that you wish to protect listed then you will want to select the option button next to the folder you wish to protect. ** Please note that if you want to password protect a directory for an addon domain or a subdomain, you will need to choose the domain from the drop-down list.** Once you have made your decision, please click the Go button.
Step 4: On the next screen, please click on the directory you wish to password protect.
**If you cannot find it there, please go back to the home screen of cPanel and click on Password Protect Directories again and choose the proper directory.**
Step 5: You will first need to name the protected directory.
Please check the Password protect this directory box and then give it a name. Once you have given it a name, please click Save.
**As this will not rename the directory it can be named anything, it needs to be named to enable password protection on the directory.**
Step 6: To create a user you will fill in the provided fields (highlighted in yellow) this will create a username and password of your choosing.
Once you have done this, please click Add/modify authorized user.
Step 7: You will then be shown a confirmation screen confirming the creation of that user.
Once you see this screen, please click Go back to return to the cPanel account.
Congratulations! You have now successfully password protected a directory on your account. You can repeat this process for any directory you wish to protect. If you encounter any difficulties or require any assistance in this process, please feel free to contact our technical support team. They are happy to help you with any issues you encounter.