BP Simple Private

A simple Private Content settings plugin for BuddyPress.

Author:PhiloPress (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:4.0
WordPress version tested:6.4.2
Plugin version:2.3
Added to WordPress repository:07-12-2015
Last updated:21-12-2023
Rating, %:78
Rated by:11
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Total downloads:12 175
Active installs:800+
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A simple Private Content settings plugin for BuddyPress or the BuddyBoss Platform.

This plugin allows administrators to select whether posts, pages and sections can be viewed by non-logged-in users.

Your front page or home page will always be Public.

If a user is logged in – this plugin will have no effect on them.


  • will redirect non-logged-in users trying to access private content to your front page or home page
  • provides a Settings screen in wp-admin: Settings > BP Simple Private
  • allows an admin to select which post types and BuddyPress or BuddyBoss components are Private
  • provides a Private checkbox in the upper right corner of every page, post, and custom post type selected in Settings

Spanish translation included, thanks to pablocusto

For more information about using this plugin, please visit: PhiloPress – BP Simple Private

Important: Please deactivate other privacy plugins and disable any privacy hacks on your site before activating this plugin. Otherwise there may be conflicts.

If you would like support for:

  • entering a custom redirection url
  • bbPress
  • multi-site
  • disabling BuddyPress RSS Feeds
  • the option to set a post type to ‘private’ on a site-wide basis

Then you may be interested in BP Simple Private Pro

For more plugins, please visit PhiloPress