How To Password Protect a Page

If your website is in WordPress, and you have a page or a blog entry that you only want a few people to view, you can password protect the page.  The user has to enter a password in order to see the page.

Password Protecting a page in WordPressHow To Password Protect a Page

  1. Edit the page.
  2. In the Publish box, you'll see 'Visbility'
  3. Click 'Edit'
    The box expands to display all the options.
    Public - everyone can see it
    Password Protected - need a password to see it
    Private - Must be logged into WordPress and have permission to see it
  4. Click 'Password'
  5. Enter the password you want.
  6. Click 'Ok' to save the changes.

Note: 

Once you've logged into the page, it remembers that and won't show you the page again.  That's handy if you're using it a lot, but may give you the false impression that the page isn't password protected.

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