If you are using Microsoft Office Live Small Business to
create and manage your web pages, please read this tutorial.
Use Microsoft Office Live Small Business to create your
webpage including files that need protection.
View the webpage with Internet Explorer, then click Internet
Explorer menu "View->Source". The source code
of the web page will be open in Notepad.
Click Notepad menu "File -> Save As", save
it as an HTML file with the ".html" extension.
Now you can use HTML Password Lock
to password protect this HTML file.
HTML Password Lock.
Step 1, click on the "Add file" button, browse
to the folder where the HTML file(s) have been saved locally
on your computer, select the HTML file(s), add the file(s)
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 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 in the control panel of Microsoft
Office Live Small Business.
. Login to your
control panel, and click "Web Site" in the left navigation
. Click "Document
Gallery" in the left navigation bar.
. In the
"Documents" panel, click on the "Upload"
button, then in the popup "Document Uploader"
window, select the locked HTML file and upload.
uploading, the file will be listed on the "Documents"
panel. You may click on the filename and test it's password
After a HTML file is protected, you cannot
edit the protected content with Microsoft Office Live Small
Business anymore, so the best solution is to save the locked
HTML file with a different filename, thus avoiding the needing
to overwrite the existing HTML file on your web server.
can now add a "Member Area" or "Member Link"
on your web page, and link it to the locked file. After
the visitor clicks the "Member Area", he will
be redirected to the locked web page.