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  1. Hi,

    Whenever I - or anyone else - visit my blog (, I get an Authentication Required dialogue box that states:

    "The server requires a username and password. The server says: Under maintenance". This comes with options to LogIn or Cancel.

    Can you please let me know if there is something I can do to fix this?

    Many thanks!

    The blog I need help with is

  2. It's coming from the "Shark Bait Badge" you have in the sidebar.

    From your dashboard, you can go to Appearance > Widgets and remove it from the Primary Widget Area.

  3. Thanks! That fixed it.

  4. Good deal, glad to hear. :)

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