I am going to help out do a little web stuff for my daughter's playgroup and also primary school. However they would like to have the facility to allow the pupils to have their own little password protected pages where they can add their own photos. I wondered whether anyone could advise on how to put together a php page( to allow the chldren to have their own login and passwords...?
I think for this purpose a
I think for this purpose a CMS Like Wordpress would probably be the best choice, users can register, be allowed to create posts, password protect those posts, create the posts using a post format (as long as theme supports them) such as Video, gallery or just a plain post. Drupal might also serve but is a little more high end enterprise level sort of CMS/Portal.
Thanks for the info Hugo.
Thanks for the info Hugo. Unfortunately we already have a web site, and were hoping to find an easy fix to incorporate some level of password protection.
Even simple is not all that simple
Presumably the world can view the pages/galleries, but only the child may edit his page?
You could have an "edit" button on the page which links to a sign-in form. Once the child has entered his user name and password, the submit button is clicked and the mid-tier PHP validates the sign-in and feeds another form for uploading files and text. There should be a variety of PHP tutorials on the web. You may want to refresh yourself on PHP authentication.
Another thought is to add server authentication, authority, and access control. You could set it up so that the pages could only be viewed by visitors from within the LAN without sign-in. Attempts to view from the WAN would require log-in.