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Role Scoper and Protected Feed (4 posts)

  1. nemoprincess
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hello,
    I have Role Scoper plugin on my blog, so my registered users are into groups that can read only some categories' posts.
    I would like that my users have password protected feed rss only for their assigned categories.
    How can I do it?
    Thanks

  2. kevinB
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Feed protection (via HTTP authentication) is now an option in the current version of Role Scoper.

  3. cosmo321
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I have to be really stupid, but I don't understand how it works. I can't find the extra parameter for the authentication. It's set to "always", but I can't seem to find the suffix anywhere... Can someone fill me in on how this works?

    Thanks.

  4. kevinB
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    The HTTP Authentication option simply adds an "?http_auth=1" argument to feed links. Then Role Scoper invokes the http authentication for incoming links which include that argument.

    In the Role Scoper 1.0.8, only regular feed links are suffixed. I have updated the 1.1 code to also handle Category, Tag, Author and Comment RSS links.

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