[wp-hackers] Feature or bug: Page password protection does not cascade to sub-pages

Viper007Bond viper at viper007bond.com
Wed Feb 18 11:04:53 GMT 2009

It isn't a bug, it's intended behavior. The behavior you're looking for
though would be easily accomplished by a plugin though.

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 3:01 AM, Chetan Kunte <ckunte at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi -
> I am not clear on why the parent page password protection is not
> automatically inherited and cascaded down to child-pages listed under
> the protected parent page. Is this a feature, or is it a bug?
> Ideally, when I protect a parent page, all child-pages under the
> parent page should also be protected, and should inherit the password
> specified to protect the parent page. (If a user lands on a
> child-page, and knows the password to the parent page, then he should
> be able to read the child-page.)
> --
> Chetan
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