[pmwiki-users] Remember Password Feature in Firefox

James M jamesm1415 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 18:17:39 CST 2011

I believe the problem is one of FF's making. The password is
associated to the "website", not the page - and I think they mean by
that the domain.

But you say the same thing doesn't happen on non-pmwiki sites? Do you
have experience where different pages on the same domain have
different passwords?


On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Sebastian Schneider <sesc at unibw.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> I know this might be a firefox-issue, but I thought I'd still give this list
> a try, since the problem only occurs to me with pmwiki pages.
> I'm using the "remember my password"-feature from firefox and I have a
> pmwiki-page. Now I have two different pages, let's say Main.Page1 and
> Main.Page2.
> I set the passwords for viewing, editing, attribute changing and uploading
> for the first page to "page1" and for the second page to "page2".
> Now, the first time I try to open Main.Page1 it asks for a password. I enter
> "page1" and allow firefox to store the password. Now, when I go to got to
> Main.Page2, firefox fills in the password field with the stored password
> "page1", which obviously doesn't open the site.
> If I enter the correct password "page2", firefox asks me if I want to change
> the previously stored password.
> How come, that firefox doesn't recognize, that Main.Page1 and Main.Page2 are
> different pages, and store the passwords for each Page individually?
> Could this have to do with the Adress-Rewrite-Rules, that make Links to
> Pages appear as: http://www.example.com/Main/Page1?
> Thanks for your tipps,
> Sebastian
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