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Site 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. With the WordPress Site and Content Restriction plugin you can control which WordPress Users can view each post or page on your site. You can restrict content based on role and lock some of the content for logged-in users only

Membership Plugin Solution

WordPress Restricted Content Plugin acts as a WordPress membership plugin and lets you restrict content shown on your WordPress Posts, Pages, Categories, URLs, Custom Posts, and even portions of a post content Using a shortcode

This is a great solution for putting gated content on your WordPress site and blocking access to content by role or restrict content to registered users only

Metabox Appearing on each Posts Control Post Access Rules
Metabox Appearing on each Posts Control Post Access Rules

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

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

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

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 plugin. For example you can block posting new questions while letting users view existing questions content
Dashboard Controlling URL Access Rules
Dashboard Controlling URL Access Rules

Using the Restrict Content by Role Membership Plugin

  • 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 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
  • 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 Edition

  • Pro – Includes the complete plugin functionality
  • Deluxe – Also includes the User Registration and invitation codes plugin bundled
  • Ultimate – Also includes the User Registration and invitation codes plugin together with 3 addons including Payment Integration, Approve New Users and Bulk Invitations codes bundled

Restrict Content by Role Additional Resources

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Site and Content Restriction Premium Features

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin

  • Define page to redirect to when access is for members only – In plugin settings define which page the user will be redirected to once they try to access a page which is available for members only
  • Define page to redirect to when access is for specific role – In plugin settings define which page the user will be redirected to once they try to access a page which requires a different role
  • Allow access to visitors – Define whether the page or post should be open to all users or registered users only for each page or post
  • Allow access by Role – Define whether or not the page should be open to specific user roles only for each page or post
  • Control access by custom post type – In the plugin settings control the access to all posts of a specific custom post type
  • URL Filtering – In plugin settings control the access to specific URL allowing you to restrict actions added by external plugins
  • Bulk Update – Bulk update access restrictions to post and pages
  • Restrict part of a post – Using shortcode restrict part of the content in a page or a post to specific roles
  • Registration and Login – Using the CM registration plugin 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
  • Quick Edit – Support quick edit functionality so “ad hock pages” can also be edited to add access restrictions. This is useful for 3rd party plugins

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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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

Version 1.3.1 from 18th June 2017

  • Updated licensing package

Version 1.3.0 from 25th Nov 2016

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