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Private Feed Key

Description

Private Feed Key adds a 32bit (or 40bit) key for each of your users, creating a unique feed url for every registered user on the site. This allows you to restrict access to your feeds, to registered users only. The plugin will also work with plugins that filter access to posts to certain user levels, only allowing the user to see that content .

Installation

  1. Install Private Feed Key either via the WordPress.org plugin directory, or by uploading the files to your server.
  2. Activate the plugin.
  3. In your WordPress Administration Area, go to the Plugins page and click Activate for Feed Key

Once you have Private Feed Key installed and activated your feeds will only be accessable when using a valid Feed Key.

FAQ

What are Feed Keys?

Feed Keys, are unique 32bit (or 40bit) keys that are added to your blog’s URL in order to give every registered user a custom feed URL.
A Feed Key looks something like this: 206914af21373cc4792a057b067d2448

This is then appended to the feed url for your user in their User Profile, like the examples below, either without permalinks…

http://example.com/?feed=rss2&feedkey=206914af21373cc4792a057b067d2448

…or with permalinks

http://example.com/feed/?feedkey=206914af21373cc4792a057b067d2448

Contributors & Developers

“Private Feed Key” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

0.1

Initial Release