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Add paywall functionality with Sesamy ( to your WordPress website.

Author:Sesamy AB (profile at
WordPress version required:5.0.1
WordPress version tested:6.4.4
Plugin version:2.3.2
Added to WordPress repository:20-11-2023
Last updated:10-06-2024
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The Sesamy plugin adds paywall functionality for posts and custom post types using Sesamy to your WordPress website without having to write code to integrate yourself.


  • Configure which post types plugin should enable the paywall
  • Ability to turn the paywall on/off per post
  • Access levels to posts based on both single-purchase and Sesamy passes.
  • Set a custom price and/or pass per article
  • Ability to configure protection level based on how secure your content is
  • Ability to bulk edit paywall settings when bulk editing posts in WordPress Admin

Please note that using this plugin requires an account with Sesamy (


The following filters can be used to modify the default output from the plugin:

add_filter( 'sesamy_content', 'my_sesamy_content', 10, 2);
function my_sesamy_content( $post, $content ) {
    return $content;

add_filter( 'sesamy_content_container', 'my_sesamy_content_container', 10, 1);
function ( $content_container ){
    return $content_container;

add_filter( 'sesamy_paywall_seo', 'my_paywall_seo_callback', 10, 2);
function my_paywall_seo_callback( $default_seo, $post ) {
    return $default_seo;

// The preview in the paywall
add_filter( 'sesamy_paywall_preview', 'my_sesamy_paywall_preview', 10, 1);
function my_sesamy_paywall_preview( $default_preview ) {
    return $default_preview;