After much teeth gnashing, late night coding, and many, many, many bugs squashed, new ones created, and then squashed…version 0.4 of ign_password_protect is hereby released to the world.
Pitfalls in protecting content in Textpattern, and some tips for getting around it.
I had a need for password protection for a project I’ve been working on, and the limited functionality of Textpattern’s existing
<txp:password_protect /> simply wasn’t cutting it for me.
I’ve seen a fair number of posts about plagiarism on popular design blogs (mezzoblue , airbag, and shauninman.com for example). In every case, it seems as though the excuse thrown out has been some variation of “I was just using it to learn”, or “it’s not on a public site”...
Please excuse the mess around here - someday I hope to have the time and inclination to actually make this site something more than the trainwreck that it currently is...but today is not that day.