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Private WordPress


Deal with anything about the permission. With this plugin, you may close down your blog, restrict people who can view your blog, or even open feed readers’ access only.

The configuration page is under Settings > Private WP.

What’s New in this version

  • Added French, Belorussian translation.


  • Customizable friendly message on login page
  • I18n support
  • Support XML-RPC services like WLW, iPhone Apps, etc
  • Security notifications for admins
  • Separated control for site content and feed


  • en_US (English)
  • zh_CN (简体中文)
  • fr (Français) – Thanks Jean-Michel MEYER
  • be_BY (беларуская мова) – Thanks FatCow
  • fa_IR (فارسی) – Thanks Mostafa soufi
  • de_DE (Deutsch) – Thanks Michael Schmidt-Voigt

Translators: Please review all the translations, I have made a very big change.
To translate this plugin, please contact me via Email: Thanks for your help!


Mail me:

I’m able to read English and Chinese.


  1. Upload the folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Contributors & Developers

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


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