Working with Nvu is very easy
and is remarkably similar to working with Macromedia Dreamweaver
or Microsoft FrontPage. Follow the steps below and you will
be able to password protect the page designed with Nvu.
Use Nvu to create the web pages including those you need
to protect, then save them on your local computer.
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 files.
HTML Password Lock.
Step 1, click on the 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 each one 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 to open it with your web browser,
and test the password protection. If you open the file
with Internet Explorer, click on 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 it.
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?