Working with Microsoft Expression
Web is very easy and is remarkably similar to working with
Microsoft FrontPage. Follow the steps below and you will
be able to password protect the page designed with Microsoft
Use Expression Web to create the web pages, including those
you need to protect.
You will need to know the path where the site has been
saved locally on your computer, then you can use HTML Password
Lock to password protect the HTML file you need to protect.
HTML Password Lock.
Step 1, click on the "Add file" button, browse
to the folder where the site has been saved locally on
your computer, select the HTML file(s) you want to protect
and add the them to the file list.
Step 2, define username and password. If this is the first
time you use the software, you can click on the "Next"
button to skip Steps 3 and 4, keeping the default options.
the Last Step, click on the "Lock" button. The
locked file will be listed on the file list.
the file on the file list, double-click it or click on
the "Test" button, open it with your web browser
and test the password protection. If you open the file
with Internet Explorer, click the yellow alert bar on
top of the web page, select "Allow Blocked Content"
in the popup window, and click on the "Yes"
For a detailed description of this step, please refer to Quick
Now that the HTML file(s) have been locked, you can upload
them to your web server.
After an HTML file is protected, you cannot directly edit
the protected content.
To edit the content of a locked file, first unlock the
file. After editing it, lock the file again. For how to
restore the locked file, please refer to How
to edit the content of a locked file?