Getting Started with Password Protect WordPress Pro

Welcome to Password Protect WordPress, the #1 plugin to password protect WordPress websites!

First of all, please make sure you’ve installed and activated the Password Protect WordPress Pro license successfully on your website.

Once you’ve activated the plugin, now it’s time to start protecting your valuable content. This tutorial walks you through the basic settings guide to help you get the most out of our plugin and password protect your WordPress site more effectively.

Essential Settings

Under your WordPress admin, click on “Password Protect WordPress” to access our plugin’s setting page.

  • Set whitelist roles: who can access all protected content without having to enter passwords, i.e. post’s author, admins or logged-in users. Default: No one

cookies expiration time

whitelist roles

  • Set cookies expiration time: set a specific period of time (minutes, hours, days) after which users have to re-enter the password to access your protected content.

cookies expiration time

  • Set block search indexing: prevent your site from being indexed by search engines. Default: enabled

set block search indexing

Check out all Setting options of Password Protect WordPress Pro.

Protect Your Content

Once you’ve done with the basic settings for Password Protect WordPress Pro, now it’s time to protect your content.

  • Under your WordPress Dashboard, find the post or page that you want to protect
  • Click on “Password Protect” link under Content Protection column
  • Create a random password or set your own password to protect the page and post

See it in action

Additional Resources

Still need assistance? Please let us know your questions if you can’t find an answer in our tutorials and blog posts below.

Lasted updated on June 5, 2019