Password Protected Categories



Release date 29 May 2018

  • New: Added WPML config file.
  • Fix: Bug with 'Show protected categories' option.
  • Tweak: Changed documentation link on Plugins page.


Release date 24 May 2018

  • Dev: Code restructure and various improvements.
  • Dev: Tested with WP up to 4.9.6.


Release date 7 June 2017

  • Fix: Bug on redirect from central login page using [category_login] shortcode.


Release date 6 June 2017

  • Fix: Potential conflict with WordPress 4.8.
  • Tweak: Cache hidden categories to improve performance.


Release date 30 May 2017

  • Fix: Javascript bug for password field in admin.
  • Fix: Hidden posts were incorrectly shown on their category/custom taxonomy page.


Release date 30 May 2017

  • Fix: Single posts in password protected categories were not protected (bug introduced in previous update).
  • Fix: Password protection now works correctly for pages and attachments.


Release date 13 April 2017

  • Note: Any logged in users will be automatically logged out after this update.
  • New: New plugin options for customising the login form (password label, title, placeholder, etc).
  • New: Login page option removed from plugin settings as no longer required. Your login page can still be used to login to categories.
  • Fix: Users could access an unlocked category even after the password was amended.


Release date 9 March 2017

  • Initial release.