HTML Password Lock can work with Xara
Web Designer. The only problem is that you
cannot use the Xara Web Designer's built-in FTP uploader
(via its menu File -> Publish Website) to upload the
locked files to web server. You need to upload the locked
files with a standalone FTP client software of your own
(such as the free FTP client software FileZilla
Follow the steps below and you will be able to password protect
the page designed with Xara Web Designer.
Use Xara Web Designer to create the web pages, including
the web page you want to protect, then choose menu File
-> Export Website, and export
your web files to a local folder on your computer.
You will need to know the path where the site has been
saved locally on your computer, then you can use HTML Password
Lock to password protect the selected HTML file.
HTML Password Lock.
Step 1, click on the "Add file" button, browse
to the folder where the site has been saved locally on
your computer, select the HTML file(s) you want to protect,
and add each one to the file list.
Step 2, define username and password. If this is the first
time you use the software, you can click on the "Next"
button to skip Steps 3 and 4, keeping the default options.
Last Step, click on the "Lock" button. The locked
file will be listed on the file list.
the file on the file list, double-click it or click on
the "Test" button, open it with your web browser
and test the password protection. If you open the file
with Internet Explorer, click on the yellow alert bar
on top of the web page, select "Allow Blocked Content"
in the popup window, click on the "Yes" button.
For a detailed description of this step, please refer to Quick
Now that the HTML file(s) with the original name have been
locked, the backup copies are saved as *.PreLock at the
Upload the locked file(s) to your web server with a FTP
client software of your own (such as the free FTP client
software FileZilla at http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/).