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Password Protected

A very simple way to quickly password protect your WordPress site with a single password.

How can I change the WordPress logo to a different image?

Install and configure the Login Logo plugin by Mark Jaquith or the Uber Login Logo plugin. This will change the logo on your password entry page AND also your admin login page.

How can I enable feeds while the site is password protected?

In the settings, check the 'Allow Feeds' checkbox.

Can I prevent administrators having to enter password?

In the settings, check the 'Allow Administrators' checkbox.

I cannot preview my changes in the Theme Customizer

You must be an administrator (have the manage_options capability) and in the Password Protected settings, check the 'Allow Administrators' checkbox.

How can I log out?

Just add a "password-protected=logout" query to your URL. eg. http://www.example.com/?password-protected=logout

How can I redirect to a different domain name when logging out?

If passing a redirect URL using 'redirect_to' when logging out you need you may need to use the allowed domain names filter to allow redirecting to an external domain.

Where can I report bugs and issues?

Please log issues and bugs on the plugin's GitHub page. You can also submit suggested enhancements if you like.

How can I contribute?

If you can, please fork the code and submit a pull request via GitHub. If you're not comfortable using Git, then please just submit it to the issues link above.

How can I translate this plugin?

If you would like to translate this plugin you can easily contribute via our Transifex page - just signup for a free account. More instructions can be found at wp-translations.org

Requires: 3.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.1
Last Updated: 1 month ago
Active Installs: 90,000+


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