How to Password Protect Posts & Pages

Since a large number of photographers use our themes, we get a lot of questions from people on how to password-protect galleries. This is actually a really simple tool that’s built into WordPress. From the post editor in the backend of WordPress, there’s a setting called “Visibility” and you have three options, either Public, Password protected, or Private. [screenshot below] So there you have it, a super simple way to control who can access your content.

2 responses to “How to Password Protect Posts & Pages”

  1. Caspar Avatar

    It might be worth mentioning that URLs of images attached to a password-protected are *not* protected. Every user who knows an URL can download images multiple times as long as the URLs remains the same.

    1. tman Avatar

      please, what do you suggest?

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