Support » Plugin: Password Protected » Password Protected plug-in 408 Request Time-out

  • The Password Protected plugin worked ok this morning but now whenever I try to login I get a message:

    408 Request Time-out
    Your browser didn’t send a complete request in time

    I’ve tried to log in from multiple PCs but get the same message each time.

    I’m blocked out of my own site. Is there anyway to rectify this problem or circumvent the plugin



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  • Hey Steve

    I have had this problem too, it’s to do with the name of the cookie that’s dropped on successful log in. For some reason, the cookie name “testcookie” isn’t liked by some hosts.

    Sadly you have to hack the plugin files to get this to work:

    file location: wp-content/plugins/password-protected/theme/password-protected-login.php
    line number: 115
    change this: <input type=”hidden” name=”testcookie” value=”1″ />
    to this: <input type=”hidden” name=”testcookie_fix” value=”1″ />

    I’m taking a guess that you use namecheap for your hosting too?

    Thread Starter pindersteve


    Hi John

    Thanks for the quick and informative response.

    I haven’t tried to fix it yet but you are spot on about hosting with namecheap so I’ve every confidence that your suggestion will help.



    Thanks, this fixed it for me on Namecheap too.

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