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Creating Private WordPress Pages or Posts With My Private Site Plugin

Creating Private WordPress Pages or Posts With My Private Site Plugin

Making your page or post completely private can be useful for various purposes. For example, you might want your blog to be private in cases where your website is not yet ready to go public. Maybe, on the other hand, you want to use your private blog as your own journal, or simply want it to be accessible to only particular users.

Whatever the case may be, having a private content on your blog can prove valuable for you. That’s why this time around, we have decided to show you how you can create private WordPress pages or posts by using My Private Site plugin.

Step 1

First and foremost, you need to install My Private Site plugin.

My Private Site plugin

Step 2

Then, go to Settings and choose Private Site.

Private Site

Step 3

Make sure to check the box under Make Site Private option in order to enable the plugin. Once you’ve done so, save your changes.

make site private

Step 4

If you want to allow your users to self-register, then check Anyone can register box in the next section.

Creating Private Page

Step 5

This section allows you to choose what page you want your users to see when they log in. You can have them return to the same URL, redirect them to your homepage, WordPress admin dashboard, or a custom page.

Site Private

Step 6

This next section works only if you are using a custom login page on your site. In case you do, you just need to check the Custom Login page? box and type in the URL of your page.

Private WordPress Pages

Step 7

This plugin also allows you to leave some pages public. For instance, you may want your contact page or your static homepage to be visible to everyone. For this to take effect, you need to check the Site Home is always visible to everyone? box and add any additional URLs that you want to be visible below.

Private WordPress Post

Step 8

Once you finish setting all this up, click on the Save changes button at the bottom of your page.


In a nutshell, that’s how you make private WordPress pages or posts with the help of My Private Site plugin. It’s fairly easy to do, and the benefits are plentiful.

We hope this article was helpful. If you liked it, feel free to check out some of these articles as well!


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