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Page password protection ignored

  1. Hi Everyone,

    I'm currently converting a mockup into a wordpress website for a client. One of the pages in the navigation list is called "Students" and it needs to be password protected. Here are the steps I have taken.

    1. Create a new page "Students"
    2. In the "Publish" menu, Visibility > Password protected: "password"
    3. [ Update ]
    4. [ Preview page ]
    5. What I see is a regular page, except the title of the page is changed to "Protected: Students"
    6. The rest of the content is as you would expect for a non-password-protected page.

    I am using WordPress 3.3.1. Is this one of those "known issues" that I don't know about? Thanks in advance.

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  3. i am having a similar problem! i had someone check from another computer but they couldn't see anything until they put in the password! then evey time they open the site they can still see the page open! does anyone know if you can log out of a password protected page?

  4. @audiomuse
    You are posting to the wrong support forum and need to post here instead http://wordpress.org/support/

  5. @sarahlents
    If you are asking about the blog linked to your username your need to contact WordPress.com Staff. Use the Help button on the top right hand corner of your Admin page to do that please.

  6. Actually, it's because your computer is storing the password, or the cookie WP gave it once it signed in. Change the computer settings and problem solved.

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