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Private pages that work when you are not logged into WP admin

My understanding of private posts/pages is that they only work when you are logged into the WP admin system as an administrator or editor. I have a site where I need to occasionally share custom ...
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Change Visibility to Private

I am trying to figure out if there is a way to change the status of a post to private after a comment has been submitted. More specifically 3 comments, I do already have some code made up and would ...
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Can we have private drafts?

As per the documentation, Draft and Private are two mutually exclusive post statuses. Therefore, when you mark a draft post as Private, it is no longer a draft. We are a big team making extensive use ...
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Clean private data (passwords, ftp, database) before zipping my site and SQL and give it to other person

I want to clean all the private data related with WordPress before sending it to another person. I will zip the folders and then export the sql. Is there a tutorial with the things that I should ...
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WordPress i18n-friendly preg_replace post title

I've stripped Private: and Protected: from my custom post title that are forced to be private. I'm using CSS Tricks' snippet for doing so: function the_title_trim($title) { if( is_admin() ) ...
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Let private posts stay in status “private” after edit through “editors”

I'm using some private posts for intern purposes. When an editor changes something on these posts, its status turns to pending "review" and I have to publish it again as a private post. When an ...
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How do I require authorization / login to view a specific set of posts / pages?

I am working on a wordpress site for a client who wants an internal 'intranet' for his employees. The basic needs are: Communicate things in-house House important company documents Provide quick ...
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Override private status - Enable users to read private posts

Hidden private posts for not logged in users The private posts are by default only visible when logged in. Override, show private posts for everyone Is there a clever way to override this? Make it ...
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Private pdf files

I would like to give access some private pdf files to only logged in users. I have this in my htaccess: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} ^.*(pdf)$ RewriteCond %{HTTP_COOKIE} !^.*wordpress_logged_in.*$...
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Setup private content for specific users with daily updates [closed]

So I have only found membership plugins which cater for private area where users can access the material after paying depending on their role. I need to make a dashboard kind of area where users can ...
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How to set privilege to wordpress subscriber for private page

I am having private page.I want to show this page only when "subscriber" logged in."Editor" should not access this page.How can i set the privilege.
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Excluding private/protected posts via IP

I essentially want password protected/private pages/posts in WP to work as they currently do, but completely disregard the functionality for certain IP addresses. I've looked into filters/actions ...
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404.php only works if I'm logged in. Everybody else redirects to wp-login.php - why?

I have this "Forum Engine" theme and want it to be private. (No it's not bbPress, that was my first question too.) So the theme (Forum Engine) has a "page" called "Threads Index" that is static on ...
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How to check if the user was redirected?

I need an advice on how to the following: I have registered course custom post type and created one for example Course1. Course1 has child posts - some are private (e.g Lectures) and some are not. ...
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Private Post BUT Public excerpt on Homepage

I'm building a website for a french school. My problem : part of the website content will be private. Me and some other specified users will publish private posts (posts that only the 600 already-...
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Comprehensively Restrict Post Type Taxonomy to Logged-in Users

I've registered an employers post type with several associated taxonomies and want to all associated pages (single, term archives, post type archive page) only viewable by logged-in users. I've ...
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limit the access to uploaded files

I have some files that I want to be accessible only to registered users. So I have uploded them to a page set as private. Is this sufficient to prevent unregistered users to download them? I have made ...
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Show a special message for private page?

If I set a page to private, can I have it show a message instead of a 404 page for public users?
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Hide public page from logged in users?

Got a private site, with 4 public pages. The public pages include: Login, lost password, register and preview. The preview page shows content set to anyone only. I need the preview page to be hidden ...
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Automatic updates of plugins and themes outside of wordpress.org

I'm finding it surprisingly difficult to find any info on standardized ways of updating a "private" plugin that does not exist in the wordpress.org repositories. I've seen -- and bought -- plenty of ...
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Front end login and page restriction

I've read a few posts about this topic, but I haven't found any plugins that fit my need. What I want to achieve: User A and B both have a login. When user A logs in, he's redirected to www....
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How can i realize a semi-private research diary blog

We are a group of researchers who would like to each use a blog as our research diary. Regularly we would write down in a post what we have been doing, intermediate results, to do's, challenges ahead, ...
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Simplest way to create two private sections each with a common account

My client's site requires two separate, private sections. For each of them, there is one common login/password pair (or possibly one password without login) to be used. The client probably wants this ...
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Wordpress tax_query not showing private posts

When querying posts with the following: $getClientsArgs = array( 'post_type' => 'client', 'showposts' => -1 ); query_posts($getClientsArgs); Private posts are displayed if the person ...
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Using a private method as an action callback from within a class

I have created a class from within which I would like to call a private method (from within the same class) from the __construct method as an action callback. When I would like to use a public method ...
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Allowing users to view private posts (pending approval)

OK so I mostly fixed this myself I went into post.php in wp-includes. Changed the 'protected' => true, of pending to 'public' => true, but every time wordpress updates this will reset (I ...
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Have custom post type Visibility be private by default, and have radio button also set to “Private”

I have been following the advice of this answer, but ran into a glitch... The post Visibility says "Private" on my custom post, but if you click the "Edit" link to reveal the radio buttons, the "...
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Planned private posts get published immediately

Somehow, it doesn't seem to be possible to plan post for my subscibers (visibility private) as they get published private automatically as soon as I save them. Is there any way I can keep wordpress ...
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Step by Step Instructions for Making Media/Uploads Private to Only Logged-In Users

all. I found this site via a Google search that led me to this topic: How to Protect Uploads, if User is not Logged In? It looks like that solution would work for my situation (including hakre's ...
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Privacy in WordPress

I am looking to set up a private community using WordPress. The requirements are: User can "register" somewhere An admin will "approve" them The user gets an email "you have been approved" The user ...
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How can I create an RSS feed that includes “Private” posts?

I'm currently publishing articles to wordpress as "Private", as I don't want them to be viewable on the website. However I do need an RSS feed of these posts. Any suggestions on how to go about ...
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Are transients private or public?

Are WP transients specific to the user-session or can they be accessed from any session anywhere? Since they are written to the DB, I would imagine they are public and accessible everywhere, but is ...
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Prevent private post 404

I want private posts (for those not logged in) to use the single.php template just as public posts do, at the moment they get thrown over to the 404.php template. I've had a good look through the ...
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Need to block user role from accessing bbPress all together

I've been looking at some options and I haven't seen a full solution to what I need. I need to block certain user_roles from accessing bbPress all together and from seeing the link to the page. Any ...
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What is the best way to achieve unique Member functionality?

im a developer that is somewhat new to wordpress. I have a client that is a wedding planner and wants to create a basic membership (paid) site where women can join and create checklists, budgets, ...
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How can I make my blog private? [closed]

I want to create a blog to share with my family, but random Internet strangers should not be able to read the posts. How can I make posts hidden to the public, by default? I know I can manually edit ...
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Posts and Pages w. private visibility don't show up in existing content

when I create or edit a link in the editor (post or page) pages & posts with private visibility don't show up in the "existing content" section of the "insert/edit link" popup. All pages/posts ...
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Making a Custom Post type only visible to non-users via a specific link

I am working on creating a small web-app with wordpress as the framework. It allows you to input a customer and in turn sends an email to the customer with a link back to the website in order to ...
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Restrict WordPress to Private

I want to set up a private WordPress site, with only 2 users, all I need is a simple private site functionality, with visitors unable to see anything when trying to login, only being redirected to the ...
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Forum plugin that allows private groups that are invite only [closed]

I'm looking for a plugin that would allow me to create private groups for discussion that are invite only. These would be for people who have taken a workshop and want to remain in communication with ...
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AJAX requests within templates

I'm trying to come to an accurate decision here about safe ajax requests from a template. The thing about AJAX that always scares me is that the called script location is public: http://www.mydomain....
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How to properly print a 404 error without redirecton? (i.e. keeping the current URL)

There are some pages on my BuddyPress install that I would like to hide by printing a 404 error. With the help of the following question: Redirect Restricted Page to 404 I came up with this code: ...
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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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Advice on setting up private site

I've developed a wordpress site which is only to be made available to around 30 people, whose email addresses I have in a spreadsheet. I want to allow these people to be able to register/login and ...
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Members Only site with Feed Keys

I've had good luck for several years (6 years!) running WordPress with Members Only and Feed Keys. This provided a completely members only blog (no external view at all) as well as private RSS feeds ...
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How to show private flickr group on a Wordpress site?

I have been trying to embed a flickr group within a Wordpress site for our camera club using a plugin such as slicker flickr or awesome flickr gallery. I have no problems with showing a set of ...
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How do I get next_posts_link to work with private posts?

next_posts_link and previous_posts_link don't show pages or posts that are private. This question has been asked many times on Wordpress forums with no solution. How do I get this navigation to show ...
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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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Restricting access to files within a specific folder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Protect Uploads, if User is not Logged In? Is there any way at all to restrict direct access to files within a specific folder to only specific wordpress users that ...
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Easiest way to have closed comments on a custom post type

My site has several different kinds of post types. One of these is Discussions. The site is completely open and public, but my client has asked that I provide a space where only certain members can ...