WP-Members: Membership Framework
need to securiy attachment rather than the_content; what code do I change? (7 posts)

  1. bartland73
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'm trying to allow the post content to remain visible, but require a login to download the attachment to a page. I see that line 146 of wp-members.php puts security on the_content:
    add_filter( 'the_content', 'wpmem_securify', 1, 1 ); // securifies the_content

    With what do I replace "the_content" in that line to securify the attachment instead?



  2. Chad Butler
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Don't take this the wrong way, but your question is the equivalent of, "How do I change my Jet Ski to be a Snowmobile? What do I change on the throttle to make it run on snow?"

    The line of code you want to change is a specific hook in WordPress. It passes the_content through the function wpmem_securify.

    That function is designed specifically to filter the value of the_content and return results based on various criteria. You can't change what wpmem_securify is hooked to an expect a valid result.

    If what you want to do is hide a link from non-logged in users, you can do that with the plugin's status shortcode (i.e. [wp-members status="in"]some text here[/wp-members] ). However, that does not prevent the link from being accessed if it is known. For that you need to prevent access to the file with something like .htaccess.

  3. bartland73
    Posted 1 year ago #

    That makes sense...and I think the shortcode you mentioned will help me with what I need. (I didn't see that anywhere in the documentation) Thanks so much for the help!

  4. bartland73
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Actually, what is the equivalent php code for that shortcode? If it's in the documentation, can you guide me to where I can find it? (I need to place it in a post template file)

    Thanks again. :-)

  5. bartland73
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Sorry for the multiple replies...I just tried the shortcode, but it simply hides the content without prompting the user for a login, which doesn't fit what is needed. Do you know of any possible solutions to require a login for something other than the main page text?

  6. Chad Butler
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    If you want to prompt for login, add the login page shortcode nested in a status="out" shortcode. So altogether for this page you have:

    [wp-members status="in"]some text here[/wp-members]
    [wp-members status="out"]
    [wp-members page="login"]

  7. bartland73
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thanks! How would I utilize that as a php function (rather than a shortcode), to conditionally append code/text to the_content in a php file?

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