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Versatile Site Access and Content Restriction Plugin for WordPress

A gated content powerful solution and restricted content plugin for WordPress. Support restricted content access by role on your WP site.

Site and Content Restriction Plugin Description

Lock away your exclusive content and give access only to valued members. The WordPress Site and Content Restriction plugin allows you to control which WordPress users can view each post or page on your site.

More: restrict only part of a page to logged-in users or user which have certain roles.

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Membership Plugin Solution

WordPress Restricted Content Plugin acts as a WordPress membership plugin and lets you restrict content.

Manage private content on your WordPress Posts, Pages, Categories, URLs, Custom Posts, and even portions of a post's content using a shortcode

Lock certain users out of premium content
Lock certain users out of premium content

This the best solution for gating content on your WordPress site based on membership or role.

Site and Content Restriction Plugin Use Cases

  • Exclusive Club – Create a website with exclusive content accessible by paid members only. When a guest tries to access the premium content, he/she will be redirected to the “Join Now” page. Create a customer area accessible only to limited users.
  • Tiered Membership – Use this subscription plugin to grant limited access to new users, locking sections of certain posts or pages. Users with membership subscriptions will see the complete content.

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Gated Content Solution

You can open part of your WordPress site posts to visitors who are not logged in while leaving other pages to be accessible only to logged-in users or to registered users with specific roles in a private area.

Restrict complete Pages or Posts from appearing to website visitors who haven't paid a subscription as an easy way to monetize premium content access within a private section on your membership site

Settings Options To Restrict Access to content Based on Post Type
Settings Options To Restrict Access to content Based on Post Type

Enable different membership levels to lock content of different types to create a tiered subscription level membership platform

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Restrict access to content by specifying URL

The WP Restrict content plugin is easily configurable with many powerful features.

You can protect URLs which are generated by third party plugins directly from the restrict content URL dashboard and apply restrictions on specific actions used within the subscription plugin.

Dashboard Controlling URL Access Rules
Dashboard Controlling URL Access Rules

For example, you can block posting new questions while letting users view existing questions’ content.

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Using the Restrict Content Plugin by User Role

  • Control WP site Access – Easily restrict complete post content. Also supports private content restrictions for pages, custom posts, part of a posts and any URL within your site
  • Restrict Content by Role – Open content only to specific WordPress roles and support several access levels of restriction. For example, you can restrict content to only Administrators, Editors, Authors, and Subscribers
  • Gated Content WordPress Site – Give access to part of the content of a page or post to visitors while locking valuable content to members only
  • Site Lock Down – Protect your content and by creating private areas, access levels for post and pages
  • User Login and User Registration Support – Integrates with the User Registration plugin to provide easy user login and user registration support

Site and Content Restriction Editions

  1. Pro – Includes the complete subscription plugin functionality
  2. Deluxe – Also includes the User Registration and Invitation Codes plugin bundled. Manage private content for your users!
  3. Ultimate – Also includes the User Registration and Invitation Codes plugin together with 3 add-ons – Payment Integration, Approve New Users and Bulk Invitations Codes bundled. Powerful membership management!

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Site and Content Restriction Premium Features

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin

Restrict Page/Post Access

Custom Icon featureRestrict Custom Post Types – Control the access to all posts of a specific custom post type
Funnel, filter feature iconURL Filtering – Lock access to specific URLs, allowing you to restrict actions added by external plugins
Block access feature iconRestrict Access to Visitors – Choose whether the page or post should be open to all users or registered users only for each page or post. Protect your content now
Multiple users feature iconRestrict Access by Role – Set whether or not the page should be open to specific user roles only for each page or post
User lock feature iconRestrict Access by User – Manage private content by restricting content to specific users
Restrict access by capability feature iconRestrict Access by Capability – Advanced WordPress users can use the subscription plugin to limit access based on capabilities, such as edit page

Redirect Features

Feature icon for redirectionRedirect Page – Define a page users will be redirected to once they try to access content which is available for members only
User role redirect feature iconUser Role Redirect Page – Select a redirect page users will be redirected to once they try to access content restricted to a different role

Membership Solution Utilities

Feature icon two pages editBulk Update – Update multiple access restrictions to post and pages at once
Edit feature iconQuick Edit – Support quick edit functionality so “ad hoc pages” can also be edited to add access restrictions. This is useful for 3rd party plugins
Funnel, filter feature iconCustomize Denied Message – Define the content users without access will see


Email Verification Feature IconRegistration and Login – Integrate the User Registration and Invitation Codes to allow easy login and registration. Control the fields in your registration forms by role. Offer registration by invitation code, same page login and many other powerful features

Site and Content Restriction Editions and Pricing

FeaturePro EditionDeluxe EditionUltimate Edition
Restrict access to registered usersIncludedIncludedIncluded
Restrict access by roleIncludedIncludedIncluded
Redirect-to for when users are not logged-inIncludedIncludedIncluded
Redirect when role doesn’t match requirementIncludedIncludedIncluded
Restrict access by URLIncludedIncludedIncluded
Restrict access by custom post typeIncludedIncludedIncluded
Restrict portions of content in postIncludedIncludedIncluded
Bulk update access settingsIncludedIncludedIncluded
Shortcode supportIncludedIncludedIncluded
Registration plugin includedNot includedIncludedIncluded
Payment supportNot includedNot includedIncluded
Approve users after registrationNot includedNot includedIncluded
Send invitation in bulk emailsNot includedNot includedIncluded

Site and Content Restriction Frequently Asked Questions

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin

How do I block (or unblock) an individual post?

The plugin supports blocking or restricting access to individual posts in two ways:

1 – Using a URL method which you can list in the plugin restrict URL section,

2 – On the metabox found on each post edit page which lets you define the access restriction rules for the specific post.

Is there a registration and login widget without the cm registration plugin?

No. You need to have both the Registration plugin and the Content Restrictions plugin to be able to display a registration and login widget.

You can of course always use the WordPress default login and registration screens.

Can access be restricted to logged in users?

Yes. You can turn your site into a membership site allowing only logged in users to view content.

Does the plugin have URL filtering?

Yes. The plugin includes a URL filtering functionality to help you restrict access to content on your site which is generated with unique URLs. It can also support URL parameters and restrict only URL with specifically set params.

To learn more about URL filtering with the Content Restriction Plugin see this User Guide.

Can the content restriction be applied to specific WordPress roles?

Yes. The plugin can control which user role can access the post for each post. This means that you can create several zones on your WordPress site which are available only to selected user groups.

Can the content restriction be applied to specific Custom Post Types?

Yes. The plugin can control which post types including custom post types will have access restrictions. Once limit access but post type all posts under this post type will be restricted.

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Site and Content Restrictions Release Notes

Version 1.3.7 from 8th June 2019

  • Removed warning
  • Updated package 1.8.9

Version 1.3.6 from 21st Mar 2019

  • Updated package 1.8.6

Version 1.3.5 from 5th Dec 2018

  • Bugfix related to check user role
  • Remove notice and warning

Version 1.3.4 from 20th Nov 2018

  • Bugfix related to live bind in jQuery

Version 1.3.3 from 9th Nov 2018

  • Added restrict dashboard access to user as per user role.
  • Updated license package.

Version 1.3.2 from 20th March 2018

  • Updated the shortcodes page.

Version 1.3.1 from 18th June 2017

  • Updated licensing package

Version 1.3.0 from 25th Nov 2016

  • Fix bug while processing shortcodes within shortcodes

Version 1.2.0 from 17th Nov 2016

  • Added parameter reverse to the access shortcode

Version 1.1.0 from 5th Oct 2016

  • Added URL filters
  • Added the access shortcode
  • Added post bulk edit feature
  • Added post quick edit feature
  • Added access settings per post type

Plugin First Release 27th September 2016