A Radiant CMS extension for authenticating access to a single page with a HTTP Basic password

A “Simple Password Page” page protects contents with HTTP Basic
Authentication. The user name, password, and realm are set up in
the “config” page part with the following YAML format:

user: foo
password: secret
realm: kingdom

You will need to quote strings with ambiguous meaning in YAML including
(not limited) to: “!abc”, “foo:bar”, “null”, “true”, “false”, “yes”,
“no”, “on”, “off” (see and

SimplePasswordExtension depends on the authenticate_with_http_basic and
request_http_basic_authentication methods, introduced with Rails 2, and
Radiant > 0.6.5.

Author Mark Yoon
Repository git://
Supports Radiant 0.8.1
Record Created September 4, 2008 (over 11 years ago)
Last Updated March 18, 2010 (over 9 years ago)


At the command prompt, in the root of your Radiant project, type:

script/extension install simple_password