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How to restrict post or content access to be accessible only via link? [on hold]

So, my use case is to have certain pages or posts to be accessible only when accessed via a link. I've implemented something similar with a module on a Drupal 7 site and I've seen some plugins with ...
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How to allow editor to edit privacy page / settings only?

In my WordPress installation (4.9.8.) the editor role isn't allowed to edit the privacy page. It would work with following in my functions.php: $role_object = get_role( 'editor' ); $role_object->...
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How can I have more confidence that WP plugins aren't getting and storing user data?

How can I have more confidence that WP plugins aren't getting and storing user data? This is in regard to making my website GDPR-compliant. Perhaps an automatic scanning tool? Are there any existing ...
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Skip Privacy Page settings at installation

We have a custom theme installation system that redirects to an options page after installation. In this page we have an privacy policy generator. The issue is that after the recent privacy policy ...
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How can I get the privacy policy page?

After the update regarding the GDPR, WordPress now has an option named "Privacy Policy" under the settings, which you can use a page to be used as your privacy policy page. How can I get the ID or ...
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Gives users 'password protected' option checkbox on front end post

I'm working on an event based website where users can post events that are then shown on the site. Users use a front-end post form to fill details in, then event is posted on site https://myselekta....
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_add_privacy_policy_content() in /wp-admin/includes/misc.php on line 1822

/** * Add the suggested privacy policy text to the policy postbox. * * @since 4.9.6 */ public static function add_suggested_content() { $content = self::...
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What does selecting a page for GDPR privacy actually do?

I get that you can generate a sample privacy page with the new GDPR update. I don't understand what it actually does? Is there an API endpoint or something? When you "select an existing page" what ...
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How to make my plugin GDPR compatible?

I have a plugin hosted in wordpress.org. The plugin consists of inquiry form to be submitted by the visitors in the front-end. I have followed the 4.9.6 update regarding GDPR. I have also added ...
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Do I need a Cookie consent on a basic WordPress site?

Does a basic WordPress site, which doesn't have user accounts or a login (other than admin) and doesn't sell anything, still need a cookie consent message? The site simply provides information and ...
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Tips and suggestions for WP intranet extranet set up

I have my main WP site on my .com but I'm looking to have a separate WordPress installation for an intranet/extranet — essentially a library to keep internal information. I just plan on writing notes ...
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Competitor is somehow accessing MetaData on a hidden Wordpress site

We have a Wordpress site that is intended for direct traffic only - it has no main page or category pages etc., just individual pages that people are linked to directly. They're not password-...
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I am unable to login into my wp-admin

before happening this error i go to the general setting and on the place of HTTP i did HTTPS by mistake. but now i am unable to login into my wp-admin panel Whenever i type www.mydomain.com/wp-admin/ ...
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How to send logs to plugin owner for a plugin?

I am developing a plugin(that is already on WordPress) and wanted to know that how to do set up to get error logs from customers? Also, any idea on how to omit logs that should only be shown to ...
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Is there a way to set a user profile to Draft?

Is there a way to hide user profiles in the front end, while still allowing their information to be accessible in the backend? Something similar to setting posts or pages to "draft" but for users ...
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Wordpress post visible only those with a link

I posted this question here because it is regarding security. I wanted to know is there any way to WordPress post be only visible when someone has a link. And not to be shown in search or recent posts....
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Change public post to private

I posted some items that I only wanted invited family and friends to see. But these mistakenly were posted publically. How do I remove these from public viewing?
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No option to allow search engines to index my site in WP 4.3

I have launched a new company website, when I was setting up the wordpress install locally I believe I clicked 'do not allow search engines to index this site' despite only developing offline. Now I ...
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CNAME site attempts to load files over HTTP instead of HTTPS

The main site https://www.ptacunits.com loads fine. We have a CNAME pointing from the above domain to the following domain, https://www.ptacfactoryparts.com however, the page source shows HTTP ...
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Stop Plugin Enumeration [closed]

Is there any way to stop plugin enumeration? I have tried Acunetix WP Security plugin, It seems to work but Yoast SEO plugin is still enumerating. Any plugins or code modifications are appreciated. ...
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YouTube oEmbed and privacy-enhanced mode

When you´re embed a youtube video in an iframe, you can enable the privacy-enhanced mode, so YouTube doesn´t store information about your web page visitors until they play the video. I've tried to ...
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Hide images from anonymous user?

I'd like to set my WordPress (self-hosted) site up so that you can only view images if you're logged in. I want it to be impossible to view the images without being authorized as a user of the site. ...
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How can I create a private site that is inaccessible from the outside?

I need a safe place where I can store data about projects that I am working on. This data includes text and files (pictures, sound and video). I want to create a private "blog" for this purpouse that ...
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How do I add a Wordpress role that can only see scheduled and pending posts?

I run a WordPress installation. I'd like to let other people log in to view (and possibly edit), the scheduled and pending posts to check them over for spellings and the like, but not be able to view ...
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Completely hide user info

I'm wondering if there's a way to make 100% sure a user's info is not available to the public. Our theme is not currently using a profile page, but I did notice that there is a 'Posts by author' page ...
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How to add a privacy-checkbox in comment-template?

i need to add a privacy-checkbox to the file comment-template.php. I created the checkbox and a paragraph and it looks fine, so far. <input type="checkbox" name="privacy" value="privacy-key" class=...
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Will WordPress username displayed somewhere in the site?

I am considering enforcing all my users to use email as their login name. But I am afraid that the username is being used somewhere that is publicly accessible, e.g. author pages, such as that it will ...
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Noindex, nofollow stuck on homepage

Recently my hosting automatically upgraded our Wordpress version. Due to custom plugin conflicts, we requested them to restore it to the previous version. Our homepage now contains the code "meta ...
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Can WordPress store comment cookies on two different computers?

It's usual that WordPress stores comment author name and email in the user's browser cookies, so next time the visitor has to comment, they have their name and email already filled in automatically. ...
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WordPress MultiSite Active Directory integration and site privacy

Here's the overview of the setup: I have a multisite installation of WordPress 3.4.2. I've installed the Active Directory Authentication Integration plugin to allow users to use their AD credentials....
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Does WordPress send data about your blog to WordPress.org or Automattic?

I've recently heard someone say WordPress does send data about your blog to back home. Is that true? and if so what data is that or where in the code can I see what's exchanged?
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How to control who can view certain pages in BuddyPress? [closed]

I would like to control who can see a page in BuddyPress and restrict anyone else from accessing it. Something along the lines of the following pseudocode: <?php if ( loggedin_user_ids==1,4,5,7 ) ...
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Is wordpress Privacy Settings sufficient for this?

I am going to import my current blog posts on to my future to-be self-hosted wp blog. It will take somedays before I make it the primay blog. In the WP Privacy Settings I have set "Ask search engines ...
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No option “I would like my site to be private, visible only to users I choose” in Privacy Settings

I am running WordPress 3.3.2 self-hosted. I used to see the option "I would like my site to be private, visible only to users I choose" under Privacy Settings but I no longer see this option. Instead, ...
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WordPress/BuddyPress plugin to allow users to create members-only posts [closed]

I'm setting up a site using BuddyPress and I'd like to be able to give members the option to create new blog posts that are viewable only to members of the blog itself. I've found a couple of plugins (...
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Exclude post from home page and archives, but still public

Can a post be hidden from home page, archive view, category lists etc. and viewable only if you have a direct link to it? The blog doesn't have registered readers and is open to public so that would ...
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auto generated robots.txt problem

I have a site visibility in privacy settings set to allow search engines to see my site but for some reason when i go to the auto generated robots.txt file it shows User-agent: * Disallow: switching ...
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Maximum protection without using password/login

I want to hide my WordPress site (or any website) from the world and only allow certain users to enter. What's the best way of doing this without setting up user accounts and passwords? Or perhaps ...
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Which of my blog and personal data is being transfered when Wordpress automatically checks for updates?

I'm generally concerned about privacy and I've heard that with each contact to the Wordpress API for update checks and similar a lot of my blogs data is being transfered. To get a better impression, ...
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How do I protect my uploads?

If I type in url for some of my attachments: /wp-content/uploads/20xx/ I can easily download everything even if I'm not logged in which is not what I want to happen. How can I redirect users to login ...