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Make blog page password protected

nathannathan Lifetime Member
I am trying to password protect my posts page, but even though I set the page to be password protected it is not asking for a password. Is there some code I need to add to apply it to the posts page/blog template?

Thanks for the help!


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    Mark_HodderMark_Hodder Administrator, Lifetime Member
    edited November 2016
    The way it works with WordPress is you have to set the password on all posts - unfortunately you can't just set it on the area containing the blog posts. Every post read would require re-entering the password.

    Otherwise you'll have to look to plugins like: https://wordpress.org/plugins/members/ - to handle it via user accounts.

    Or something like: https://wordpress.org/plugins/password-protected/ - password protects your whole site, you could either do that or create a separate WordPress install mini site only for the blog and password protect it.
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    nathannathan Lifetime Member
    edited November 2016
    oh that kind of sucks, thanks for the help, having it on every post would not be good. This is just for a personal website so password-protection plugin will do for now.
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