Secure Blocks for Gutenberg

Description

Secure your content in the editor by user role with Secure Blocks for Gutenberg.

Using Secure Blocks you can add any Gutenberg block inside a secure block, have it render only to logged in users, or lock it down to a user role of your choosing.

Secure Blocks also provides an additional area that can display blocks to users that do not have permission to view the content.

For more information read the Secure Blocks introductory blog post, or view the video:

The plugin provides the following functionality:

  • Display content only to logged-users
  • Display alternative content to logged-out users
  • Display content to users within certain user roles
  • Display alternative content to users not in those user roles

Roadmap

Features coming soon to aid with securing sites:

  • Login Block
  • Register Block
  • Password Reset Block
  • Restrict entire pages / posts, not just inline content

Screenshots

  • Standard Gutenberg Content
  • Adding the Secure Block
  • What you first see when you add the Secure Block
  • Add any blocks to the Secure Block
  • Viewing the site when logged-in
  • Viewing the site when logged-out
  • Using the Inspector to select roles to lock the content down further
  • Locking down to certain user roles
  • The Secure Block interface reflects the user roles you choose
  • Adding content which is locked down by user role.
  • You are not restricted to the kind of block you can secure
  • A full screen image is not limited by the bounds of the Secure Block

Installation

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

Minimum Requirements

You’ll need the Gutenberg editor active on your site.

FAQ

TBC

Reviews

Great extension to Gutenberg blocks

This plug-in allows you to easily hide only parts of a webpage from certain users. It’s a simple and elegant solution – and it demonstrates the power of the block concept introduced by the Gutenberg editor.

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Contributors & Developers

“Secure Blocks for Gutenberg” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0.0

  • First release

1.1.0

  • Fixed issue whereby the plugin would not render in certain server environments

1.1.1

  • Removed frontend asset enqueues that didn’t do anything.

1.2.0

  • Fixed issue that prevented blocks saving properly in some scenarios.

1.3.0

  • Replaced withAPIData with withSelect due to depreciation in core.

1.4.0

  • Updated withSelect to use latest API.