WordPress core function allows you to password protect a post, page or any custom post type. You can easily do so from the ‘Publish’ metabox visible at the time of writing new or editing any WordPress post. From post edit screen just click ‘Edit’ from the ‘Visibility’ section of ‘Publish’ metabox and that will show you up options to make private content. You can either password protect the post or make it visible only for logged-in users etc.
Now in this tutorial we will show you a list of some good tested plugins to extend private post feature. For enabling pay per view and other kinds of premium content and more in WordPress.
The plugin allows you to show or hide content with a simple to use shortcode system. You can access or restrict content for:
- Logged in/out users
- different user types, (author, administrator, etc.)
- different user roles and capabilities
- URL Keys
- password entry (good to show teasers, etc)
- show/hide clickable links
[heading]Content For Money[/heading]
The Content For Money is a wordpress plugin that you can hide a specific content from your post or the whole post from non members. Although the non members can read the hidden content only if they pay, the amount you set, through PayPal.
Users Ultra is the ideal plugin for creating advanced user communities in few minutes. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Google & Yammer.
[heading]User Access Manager[/heading]
With the “User Access Manager”-plugin you can manage the access to your posts, pages and files. You only create a user group, put registered users to this and set up the rights for this group. From now on the post/page is only accessible and writable for the specified group. This plugin is useful if you need a member area or a private section at your blog or you want that other people can write at your blog but not everywhere.
[heading]OnePress Social Locker[/heading]
Social Locker is a set of social buttons and a locker in one bottle. It allows you to lock a part of content on a web page until a user clicks one of the social buttons (Facebook Like, Tweet Button, Google +1) and help you to get more likes/tweets/+1s, traffic and customers!