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Hide Post Locker


Tired of getting the “This content is currently locked” message and all you want to do is view the edit screen?

Well, this little plugin will do just that. This will ensure you are able to view the edit screen of any locked post, but still allow other users to edit that post.


  • The post locker screen with the link to hide the window.
  • The message bar at the bottom of the window when preview the edit window.
  • Custom admin area to change the default text!
  • Results of our text entered into the "Message Window" area in the admin options.
  • Results of our text entered into the "Preview Message Box" area in the admin options.


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload `hide-post-locker` to the `/wp-content/plugins/` directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Celebrations!

Contributors & Developers

“Hide Post Locker” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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  • Initial release