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Smart Passworded Pages

Create central "Enter your password" page and the password entered determine which page the user sees next.

There's no dashboard page for this plugin. Is it working? What do I do now?

There's no need for options, just create a parent page that is NOT passworded and include the shotcode somewhere in the text: [smartpwpages] Then create child pages that ARE password protected using the normal WordPress process for adding a password. It's that simple. The user will be taken to the first passworded child page that matches the password the reader entered.

If you don't know what children pages or sub-pages are, you might want to read about it here: http://codex.wordpress.org/Pages#Creating_Pages

Your documentation doesn't say how to enter the password into your plugin. How do you do it?

This plugin doesn't add the ability to add passwords to pages. WordPress already has that built in. On the right hand side of the page editing screen in WordPress, near the top, you can change the \"Visibility\" value to "Password protected" and enter a password into the field that appears. Remember! Do this only for the child pages and not the parent pages!

If you are unfamiliar with using passwords in WordPress, you might want to read this page first: http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Password_Protection

I get a password prompt when I visit my page. I enter the password, then I see my page with the password prompt on it. What's up with that?!?

You've password protected the parent page. Remember, you WANT people to see the page with the smart password prompt. Remove the password from that page and you'll be fine.

Can I put the smart password prompt in a sidebar or on the home page?

Yes, as of version 2.0. You still have to create a parent page and password protect the child pages. Then you can specify the ID of the parent page in the prompt.

In this fashion, you can create a central password page, or widget that takes you to multiple locations.

Here is an example of the contents of such a widget or page...

View Scores: [smartpwpages parent=\"491\" label=\"Enter Team PW:\" ID=\"uniqueName1\"]

View Team Notes: [smartpwpages parent=\"507\" label=\"Enter Team PW:\" ID=\"uniqueName2\"]

Can I style my password prompts or the wrong password error?

Of course! You can even use the ID parameter on the short code change the ID of each entry form you use and make custom CSS for each.

Here is an example of some CSS that makes the entry field, button and password error message all really ugly... (!! NOTE: There are slashes in the following text to make it appear correctly online. Do not include the slashes () in your css file !!)

p#smartPWError { border: 4px solid red; width: 258px; padding: 5px; background-color: aqua; font-weight: bolder; }

#smartPWLogin input[type=\"submit\"] { background-color: coral; color: navy; font-size: large; }

input#smartPassword { display: block; background-color: yellowgreen; color: cadetblue; margin-bottom: 12px; }

Requires: 2.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.13
Last Updated: 2 years ago
Active Installs: 10,000+


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