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Password Protection

To restrict access to your publication, and prevent it from being publicly accessible, set a site-wide password. While your site is marked as private, visitors will need to enter a password to view content. To require a password to view your publication, follow the steps below. 

  1. Log in to your publication at http://subdomain.ghost.io/ghost/signin
  2. Go to General from the admin menu
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  3. Make this site private, check the box to enable password protection. You may use a custom password, or the one generated for you.
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  4. Click Save settings

Note: All search engine optimization and social features (including the public RSS feed) will be disabled when a publication is marked as private. To access the RSS feed while the site is marked 'private' you will need to use the private RSS feed link.

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  1. Sarah Frantz

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