Restrict access to your content by wrapping it in a simple shortcode. You can grant access to certain roles or users who have a certain capability.
|Author:||Hassan Akhtar (profile at wordpress.org)|
|WordPress version required:||2.5|
|WordPress version tested:||3.8|
|Added to WordPress repository:||18-01-2014|
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
|Total downloads:||2 265|
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This light weight plugin can be used to hide posts and pages from specified user roles. All you have to do is wrap the target content in the shortcode [lock_content]. The plugin also adds a new button to the default WordPress editor so you can lock content quickly and effortlessly.
Custom error messages: You can specify the error message while hiding the content. Just add an error attribute to the shortcode. For instance:
[lock_content error="You need to log in first"]Some text[/lock_content]
Also, you can add a default error message in the control panel that will be displayed in case the error attribute of the shortcode is absent.
User levels: By specifying a role in the shortcode you can decide which members see the hidden content. For instance:
[lock_content role="author"]Text visible to authors, editors and admins[/lock_content]
You can also set a default access level in the control panel.
Capabilities: You can also block access by specifying a capability instead of a role. This may come in handy if you have custom roles on your website. Here's an example of this feature:
[lock_content capability="activate_plugins"]Text visible to admins[/lock_content]
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- Initial release