Quick website help, I need 2 pages of site to be only opened by "members", how do I create a login and password page for this 2 pages?
Thank you so much
This question isn't quite as simple as you may think; we would need to know more about your setup to give you the right answer.
Let's start with this - do you host the website on a server you own or does someone else? If someone else, they probably have "wizard" mechanisms to handle this type of thing to make it easier for you, but the procedures are going to vary depending on the host.
In a nutshell though, this kind of thing is handled with ACLs (access control lists); you specify an ACL for a directory that doesn't allow "Everyone" or "Public" access, and then identify the users/groups that should have access, and then use some kind of intermediary authentication mechanism to verify users with something like a username/password combination, a valid token, or maybe a certificate. That's the overview; the specifics will be different depending on the platform of the system hosting the website (IIS vs Apache usually).
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IIS you can specify windows authentication on any page you want. You can then create users on the server so they can authenticate.
If this is a work thing, you can actually allow the users to automatically login without being prompted for those users that are already authenticated on the domain by adding in the website into internet explorers intranet allowed sites list. You can use group policy to push these settings.
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