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MSFX Moderator says

Hey everybody,

I’ve used a template from here for a clients site and they’d like a particular page to be viewable by members only. I could happily create this myself but was wondering is this something wordpress supports out of the box?

They need to be able to add/remove users as they wish when they join/leave and those members will be requested to login when trying to view a particular (read only) page…

Any hints much appreciated!

Matt

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OriginalEXE says

Hey Matt, it’s natively supported by WordPress, check this out:

http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Password_Protection

Oh, and since you are mod, feel free to change a thread title from Wordpress, to WordPress :P

EDIT: Looks like I misunderstood :)

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sevenspark Moderator says

Have you looked at the Restrict Content plugin by Pippin?

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MSFX Moderator says

Hey Matt, it’s natively supported by WordPress, check this out: http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Password_Protection Oh, and since you are mod, feel free to change a thread title from Wordpress, to WordPress :P

oooooo, that looks hopefull, will they have access to any of the wordpress admin things etc?

and haha, just for you i’ve updated it haha :D;)

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MSFX Moderator says

Have you looked at the Restrict Content plugin by Pippin?

I hadn’t, will check it out later thanks! :)

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MSFX Moderator says

Quarter of an hour and two solid answers, love this community :)

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OriginalEXE says


Hey Matt, it’s natively supported by WordPress, check this out: http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Password_Protection Oh, and since you are mod, feel free to change a thread title from Wordpress, to WordPress :P

oooooo, that looks hopefull, will they have access to any of the wordpress admin things etc?

and haha, just for you i’ve updated it haha :D;)
The feature I linked to restricts content with password protection, but users that are logged in will still have to enter a password to view the content, so it’s not really helpful to you (at leats not for the feature you asked).

Regarding wp-admin access, this feature (password protection) does not require such thing, all the interaction is happening on the frontend.

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organicbee says


Hey Matt, it’s natively supported by WordPress, check this out: http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Password_Protection Oh, and since you are mod, feel free to change a thread title from Wordpress, to WordPress :P

oooooo, that looks hopefull, will they have access to any of the WordPress admin things etc?

and haha, just for you i’ve updated it haha :D;)

If you password protect a page anyone that has the password can view the page. Its the only thing thats protected, and you dont need a user account to access it.

Restricted Content Pro will allow you to block whole areas of the site to subscriber/user only

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Hey Matt, it’s natively supported by WordPress, check this out: http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Password_Protection Oh, and since you are mod, feel free to change a thread title from Wordpress, to WordPress :P

oooooo, that looks hopefull, will they have access to any of the WordPress admin things etc?

and haha, just for you i’ve updated it haha :D;)

If you password protect a page anyone that has the password can view the page. Its the only thing thats protected, and you dont need a user account to access it.

Restricted Content Pro will allow you to block whole areas of the site to subscriber/user only

Ah I see… ok, that’s no good then :(

Will look into RCP later then! thanks :)

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