Remove "protected"

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  • #1681979

    polyanthas
    Member

    Hi

    Can you tell me how to get rid of the word “protected” in this post heading

    thanks

    also is there any way I can stop this annoying panel appearing every time I publish after an edit

    “You published your 1st post on this blog”

    The blog I need help with is mubidirectorscup2014.wordpress.com.

    #1682074

    timethief
    Member

    Go here and Disable instant feedback just above Goals and save https://wordpress.com/settings/account/

    #1682075

    timethief
    Member

    You have to remove the password protection from the post by editing it.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/posts/edit-posts-screen/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/posts/post-visibility/

    #1682076

    polyanthas
    Member

    umm yeah but… I want it password protected. I just don’t want that word in the heading.

    thanks for the other

    #1682081

    timethief
    Member

    You cannot remove that word on a password protected post.

    #1682086

    polyanthas
    Member

    well… that’s crazy

    it’s completely unnecessary and serves no purpose

    #1682089

    timethief
    Member

    The way it is – is the way it is.

    #1682090

    timethief
    Member

    If you prefer you can make the visibility private but that word will likewise appear http://en.support.wordpress.com/posts/post-visibility/

    #1682125

    polyanthas
    Member

    “The way it is – is the way it is. ” ha ha great. Let’s leave every dumb thing in place just because that’s the way it is.

    “Private – Posts are only visible to blog Editors and Administrators.”

    You have suggested I change it to private. How would that work for me? I want people with the password to be able to view the post. Seems you have to choose between password protected and private, and if I choose private I can’t have this: “I want people with the password to be able to view the post.”

    Please confirm, thanks.

    #1682126

    timethief
    Member

    I was pointing out the only visibility options we can use:
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/posts/post-visibility/

    #1682127

    polyanthas
    Member

    but why would you suggest “private” when it is completely denying what I want to achieve?

    please confirm outright, that if I have private, I cannot have this “I want people with the password to be able to view the post.” as you are confusing me suggesting something against what I’m saying I want. So I just want to make sure I have it right.

    #1682129

    auxclass
    Member

    Even removing the “Protected” can be a bit of a problem with the CSS upgrade because of the way some themes handle the styling – There are a few things you are somewhat stuck with and “Protected” is one of them – for me – does not bother me a bit

    #1682130

    polyanthas
    Member

    really? well good for you

    I’ll just go away and suck it up then

    thanks

    #1682131

    auxclass
    Member

    If you get your own hosting and install WordPress.ORG software then you can remove the “Private” and do anything you want with the looks – but that is a lot more work and costs more than here – WordPress.COM is a great Turn Key don’t need to learn much or spend anything to get a blog started with hosting that is as solid as any host out there – – but it comes with some tradeoffs – the “Private” one is something that bothers you – there are some other tradeoffs that probably don’t bother you but do bother me – so it’s a tradeoff –

    good luck with your blog

    #1682132

    raincoaster
    Member

    You’re taking this awfully personally for a technical software issue.

    The reason it says Protected is so that readers know not to share the post.

    #1682134

    polyanthas
    Member

    yeah …”that’s the way it is” is irritating. it should be optional to turn it off or remove it.

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