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More Granular Security For Your Blog

We see the occasional query
How do I have a single post, and only let my closest friends view it?
or
How do I keep people from commenting on some posts?
or even
How do I make a linklist / poll / whatever visible to a select few?
and the answer is - you can't.

If your blog is open to everybody, all portions of that blog are open to everybody. Unlike WordPress (which has a few limitations too, just not this one), you can't set permissions in just a portion of that blog.

But, you can make portions of another blog visible to a selected audience.

Blogs are free. Setup another, with the restrictions that you need. And another, and another.

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