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 (about 10 years ago)


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

script/extension install simple_password