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By: Reinvented Blog » Blog Archive » Password Protecting Your Feed Tip Updated

Fri, 15 Sep 2006 22:27:45 +0000

[...] Thankfully, the problem has been fixed in iTunes 7.0 and this workaround is no longer required. I have updated the original post on this blog and the Feeder Tips feed to reflect this. [...]



By: Don McAllister

Wed, 19 Apr 2006 08:02:14 +0000

Invaluable utility to manage your .htaccess setup is here: http://www.htaccess.biz/ It costs $49 but is brilliant and gives you all sorts of aditional functionality including the ability to allow users to manage or reset their own passwords. Believe me, if you're thinking of setting up usernames and passwords, you really want to let the users do this! No link with the company but I wish I'd known about it before setting up my scheme. Don



By: I.T.

Sat, 01 Apr 2006 12:56:42 +0000

Valuable link to the htaccess primer; cheers for that. I hadn't even thought of password-protecting a feed before, to be honest. I can see how it's useful for monetising content though.



By: Steve Harris

Thu, 23 Mar 2006 01:33:40 +0000

I agree, you shouldn't expose these credentials by posting the URL online. But as for entering a URL with embedded credentials to subscribe to a feed this can be the difference between having something that works and nothing at all. Reality sucks.



By: Greg Reinacker

Thu, 23 Mar 2006 00:37:17 +0000

You _really_ shouldn't expose your credentials in the feed URL...I wrote about this here: http://www.rassoc.com/gregr/weblog/archive.aspx?post=779