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Wed, Oct 17, 2012 3:37 PM

Sitebuilder Plus: Password Protected Pages

Sitebuilder Plus: Password Protected Pages

You can password protect pages that you don't want to be viewed by the public. Follow these steps to password protect individual pages:

    1. Click Websites Manager in the left navigation menu. Then, click Edit Site.



    2. Go to the page you'd like to password-protect.

    3. Click Page Settings in the top toolbar. Select Advanced Settings from the drop-down.
      Then, enter a password for the page.



    4. Save and Publish the page and it will be password protected.



Warning: Search engines can't crawl any web page that is password protected. Your website may be penalized by ranking lower in search.

 

Sites that do not use Master Templates will always have the password field available on every page. However newer sites that were created with SiteBuilder Plus and include the Master Templates, have a feature where this can be turned on or off. If you need to set a password for a page, but don't see the option, click the "Background, Links, Footer" tab, and then you will see a button that says "Set for this page". After selecting that button, then go back to the "Advanced Settings" tab, and it will show the password field. 


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Brand User

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8 years ago

Hi,

You can password protect pages that you don't want to be viewed by the public. Follow these steps to password protect individual pages:

  1. Click Websites Manager in the left navigation menu. Then, click Edit Site.




  2. Go to the page you'd like to password protect.


  3. Click Page Settings in the top toolbar. Select Advanced Settings from the drop down. Then, enter a password for the page.




  4. Save and Publish the page and it will be password protected.


Warning: Search engines can't crawl any web page that is password protected. Your website may be penalized by ranking lower in search.

Hope that helps!

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192 Points

This option is not available for us. Not even with the Gold package. Please help

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160 Points

I have no idea what tool you are running that looks like above screenshot. It is not sitebuilder lite or full. Is there some other tool you provide that I should know about?

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670 Points

This info is OLD. Sitebuilder Plus does not look like that - nor can I find anywhere to Password protect a page. The old desktop sitebuilder had the option.

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Hi Ronda1042 ,

This info is not old, and I see that you're currently using Sitebuilder Plus.

If you do not see the password field, you may need to disable the master template.

Click Page Settings > Background, Links , Footer > select "set for this page only"

You should then see the password field under the Advanced tab.

Let me know if you need further assistance, thanks!

Ehsan

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140 Points

Is it possible to password protect a file only on a page?

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130 Points

8 years ago

I followed the instructions given here.... problem is that my "Advanced Settings" page looks just like the example without the "Password Protect This Page" box? My site is on the basic plan; do I need to upgrade to business plan to get this option?

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112 Points

8 years ago

Same for me and I have the Website Gold Plus Package.

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262 Points

8 years ago

I can password some pages but not the one that I need to password. Very frustrating.

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280 Points

8 years ago

I HAVE AN ANSWER!!!! The instructions above forgot to mention that you first have to go to Background, Links and Footer (right above Advanced Settings) and select "Set for this page only). Once you click that, you will see the option that says "Password Protect This Page" under Advanced Settings.

Hope this helps you!

Quin

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180 Points

She is RIGHT!! It will work...

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192 Points

8 years ago

Quin - Bless you for chiming in and helping. I almost gave up...lol

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192 Points

8 years ago

Uh oh, didnt work... :( No option available...What is wrong with Intuit/Homestead?

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8 years ago

Hi,

Sorry for the very delayed response and thank you to poisonchat2013 for posting the solution.

For more information, please check out. https://community.homestead.com/homes...

Thanks,

Chris

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152 Points

8 years ago

Is there a way to have a sign in and password to view a page on my website?? My website is for our church and was thinking of making a church roster page for our members. Wouldn't want this information available to everyone, but to those who are members. I know that I can password protect a page but wasn't sure if each person would be able to set up their own sign in and password? Is this possible?

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Login and Password for a page?.

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164 Points

8 years ago

how do you passcode certain pages, so staff has access to certain pages when updating and download information of the sites

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
PASSWORD CODE CERTAIN SITE PAGES FOR INTERNAL USE.

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40K Points

Hi ehennings21423746,

You may need to disable the master page feature before you're able to see the password protect field.

Hope this helps, thanks!

Ehsan

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386 Points

8 years ago

I want to add a "Members Only" page to my site and move the Blog and Upcoming Events sections to it. If it's possible, how do I do it?

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Is it possible to add links to a page that is password protected?.

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Hi landingsyc -

You can definitely password protect pages -- please see the steps above.

Thanks,
Aubrey

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386 Points

I think I tried all the options above, and the changes are visible when I'm in the Preview mode. The links don't show up after Publish though.

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15.4K Points

You may just need to clear your browser's cache, as I see the "member's only" link in your navigation and am taken to the Password page.

Hope that helps!

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236 Points

7 years ago

I'm trying to add videos and information that only certain clients can access with a password.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Does Intuit have a feature to make particular posts on the website password enabled?.

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40K Points

Hi agleasonhr5695,

In order to see the password field as instructed above, you'll need to first disable the master template feature by clicking:

Page Settings > Background, Links, Footer > Select "Set for only this page"
(option at the bottom)

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*please note: There is currently a bug that doesn't allow your navigation menu to appear on password protected pages. We're working on resolving this - However, I do not have an eta for the fix yet.

If you'd prefer to use a 3rd party solution, you may want to look into something like AuthPro.

I hope this info helps, let me know if you have any other questions.

Thanks,
Ehsan

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Doesn't help much. I have to choose between password protection or an index. That is a hoisin's choice.

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Four months seems like enough time to fix the bug.

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Unfortunately, our developers are still working primarily on removing all of our systems from Intuit. Soon they will complete that task and we can get back to the business of fixing and improving things.

Thanks

Drew

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160 Points

7 years ago

I have no idea what tool you are running that looks like above screenshot. It is not sitebuilder lite or full. Is there some other tool you provide that I should know about? I am unable to get my password to work on my home page except when it initially publishes and does a preview. It works there, but then not anytime afterwards. Very strange.

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Hi RickP,

The above screen shots are for Sitebuilder Plus, the newer editor which is browser based. Currently, you have access to both, the desktop (downloaded program) and plus (online version).

I've replied to your other post as well explaining the difference in adding a password to one of your pages.

When I viewed your site, it asked for a password (which I don't have), so I wasn't able to view anything.

Hope this helps clarify, please let me know if you have any other questions.

Thanks,
Ehsan

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112 Points

7 years ago

How do I make my site have a password protection when you first go to the site. I want to make sure that only the people I want to have access to the site have access. So the home page will come up with a password box and once they enter it it will then take them to the site.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Password protect entire site on first page.

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This thread will show you how password protect your pages. Keep in mind, by adding a password to just the home page, your other pages are not protected. If you want to protect all the pages, you'll need to repeat these steps for each page.

Mike

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How exactly does the password protect work? I would like users to be able to login on the first page and access all the others through that. I don't want any of the pages to be public. Do I have to password protect each one? Then do users have to enter the password each time they navigate?

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For what you are describing, you need a members only section for your site. This page explains one of the options: https://community.homestead.com/homes...

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132 Points

7 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Password won't let me in..


I somehow accidently fixed it, where I have to put in a password to view a page. Then my password won't work.How do I undo this? I don't want to have to put in a password to view anything, I am working on. Please help.

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Just follow the steps above and delete the existing password which you have entered, and re-publish the page.

Mike