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  • Resolved bethellyn

    (@bethellyn)


    Problem:
    I password protected a page and after submitting the correct password, it reloads the password submission page, rather than redirecting to the content. Effectively acts like

    Just to save you some time…
    -This is true for posts as well as pages
    -This is true no matter which theme I activate
    -This is true even if all plugins have been, not just deactivated, but deleted
    -This is true on MAC Safari, FF and Chrome
    – F5 after password submission does not load the page (another post mentioned this)
    – This page displays perfectly if password protection is removed
    – I am not interested in password protecting the whole blog, as most plugins offer, I just want to lock down this one page and its children – preferably using WP’s basic functionality.

    I suspect the issue may be that this blog is in a sub-directory, and not the root directory, but after some mucking about with .htaccess, wp-pass.php and wp-load.php, its just not clear to me which files need to be altered to make this work.

    Does someone know how to make this work? Or even just why it’s breaking?

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