You can enable individuals who are not members of the University and do not have a University ID to view a restricted page by entering a password. To specify the password, you need admin permission for the page yourself.
Caution: This method does not provide sufficient security for pages that contain sensitive information. When you share a restricted page with other University members, you must use SiteBuilder permissions. To share sensitive pages with an individual outside the University, we recommend that you:
- request a Web External User account for the individual
- add permission for the Web External User via SiteBuilder permissions
- Browse to the page you want to protect with a password.
Go to Edit > Edit page permissions:
- In the Add a password section, type your chosen password in the Choose password box, then type it again in the Confirm password box.
To apply the password, select the appropriate button:
- Add password to page
- Add password to this page and all sub-pages
- Remove view permissions for the page (and sub-pages, if relevant).
- When you have finished setting the password and view permissions, select the Done button at the top right.
- Notify the group or individual to tell them the password. When viewing the site, they are prompted to enter the password once, not for each page, per session.
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