Limit Posts

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A plugin to allow administrators to limit the number of posts a user can publish in a given time period.

Author:PluginCentral (profile at
WordPress version required:4.0.0
WordPress version tested:4.3.1
Plugin version:1.0.6
Added to WordPress repository:08-07-2015
Last updated:05-11-2015
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.
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Total downloads:8 171
Active installs:200+
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This plugin allows you to limit the number of posts (any post type, including custom post types) that a user can publish or submit for review within a specified time period.

You can set up as many limits as you like, for different post types, different user roles, whatever you like. When a user tries to create a new post, the limits are checked, if the user has exceeded any of the limits, they wont be able to publish.

Main Features

  • Limit the creation of any post type.
  • Limit the number of posts by user or by user role.
  • Specify 0 to block a post type completely.
  • Time period can be in seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months or years
  • Make a limit last forever by specifying 9999 years
  • A shortcode can be added to your forms and pages to use this functionality