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Access Category Password

Protects posts in categories by setting a unique Password for all restricted categories.

plugin Access Category Password
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Version: 1.4.1

This plugin makes it possible to restrict the access of posts contained in categries by setting a password and giving the impacted categories. The content and the excerpt of these posts are replaced by a password form that the user can fill out to get access. The WordPress generated feeds are modified (the description is replaced by a sentence that you can define).

Here's the list of the settings (see screenshots for further infos):Set the password.
Check the categories that has to be protected
Check the users granted to access the categories without password
Tell if the excerpt should be displayed or not
Set the info message that display before the password form
Set the placeholder in password field
Set the error message when typing the wrong password
Set the valdation button text
Set the text replacing the feed item description of protected posts
You can style the form using the available classes in your styles.css file

Availabe languages : English, French, Simplified Chinese (thanks to Changmeng Hu), German.

This plugin uses php Sessions (more secure than cookies) to keep in mind the authenticated users. The password is crypted before it is stored. The regular feed content is filtered to avoid content display of restricted categories posts.

Tags: category, password, protect



Requires: 3.0.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.4.4
Last Updated: 5 months ago
Active Installs: 1,000+

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