Which Login/Password access system...
What I would really prefer, is a user Login access similar to what Coffee Cup has. That is, instead of a user seeing a pop-up Windows message indictaing this is a restricted site, etc, they would see a custom Login form, possibly with other relevant text included.
Second, I already have a MySql database with the user's profile, which includes their User Name/Password, along with other profile information. The database is dynamic, in that a user can update their profile at any time. I would like to be able to 'link' (for lack of a better word) to the database to do a Login match, if possible, rather than having to import all the users over to WAM. Not a big deal to do it once, but it would be less desirable from an ongoing maintenance perspective.
Which is why I asked the question: Which Login/Password access system does Coffee Cup use? This would be a similar 'look' that I am trying to replicate, but I don't know how CC handles the process behind the scene. Can you share how you go about this?
You can find a few of these types of systems here at https://www.google.com/search?q=php+mys … p;ie=UTF-8
Each page then checks to see if a valid session is set. If not, it sends them back to login. If so, the page displays like normal.
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I already own Web Form Builder, so that is what I plan to use form the Login screen. The form can then be part of a web page to make it look part of the overall website, which is a feature I was striving for. So, that covers one of my 'needs;.
I followed a couple of links Scott suggested, and I now have all the php stuff installed and working. Wasn't too hard, and actually works very well. So, Thanks for that.
Initially I was reluctant to use SESSION, as it requires each password-protected web page to have some additional code. I thought it might become unwieldy to go through every page of the Members section, but it probably is the best solution so far. I was hoping that SESSION could just 'protect' a complete Member subfolder, like WAM does, but apparently not. Win some, lose some!
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This is my personal site used for testing and as an easy way to share photos.(RLM imported to RSD)
I give that a try.
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