Access Control by Category WP Plugin Support Page
Control access to the content of any posts by simply assigning the “Subscribed” category to those post. Visitors must log on first in order to see the content of those posts. In the meantime, all other posts are open to all visitors as usual.
Normally, visitors of a wordpress blog can view all published posts, whether or not they are being logged on. You can use this plugin to implement an access control whereby assigning the “Subscribed” category to any posts you want to control access The plugin will automatically hides the content of those posts to the non-logged-on users. This can be use as a simple membership system.
** this plugin is not compatible with Jetpack plugin (by wordpress.com), do not enable the email subscription feature of this plugin because it can bypass the plugin to get the content of all posts and send them to any subscribers. **
0. Download the plugin
1. Upload `access-control-by-category.php` to the `/wp-content/plugins/` directory
2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
3. Create a post category called “Subscribed” (without quotes). The spelling has to be exact.
4. For any posts you want to limit access to logged-in users only, simple assign the “Subscribed” category to them.
5. That’s it.
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Version 0.0 – December 24, 2012
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