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Release Date: Sep 7, 2018 | Password Protected Categories makes it easy to protect any type of category on your website.Perfect for private blogs, password protected events, hidden e-commerce categories & more.


Password protect any category or custom taxonomy, or make them completely private. The only WordPress plugin to password protect entire categories of blog posts, products, events, portfolios, or other types of website content.

Create a Private WordPress Blog

Do you want to create hidden areas within a WordPress blog, or perhaps protect specific categories within a public blog? The Password Protected Categories WordPress plugin lets you do this and more. The category login page will direct your readers to the correct blog category.

Protected Portfolio for Clients

If you need to create private portfolios to present your case studies or recent work in a confidential way, look no further than Password Protected Categories. Protect parts of your portfolio or your complete portfolio so that only authorised visitors can see the case study posts.

Protect Products or Events

Password Protected Categories works with any WordPress e-commerce or events calendar plugin that stores information as a custom post type with categories. Supports The Events Calendar, Event Espresso & others. Create hidden password protected categories for products or events.

Easy Password Protection

Add one or more passwords to a category and the plugin will instantly protect the category, its sub-categories and all its posts.

Supports All WordPress Post Types

Password Protected Categories supports any custom post type that uses hierarchical taxonomies (categories). Protect portfolios, events, products, pages (if applicable) & more.

Private WordPress Categories

There’s also an option to create ‘Private’ that are only visible to logged in Administrators or Editors – just like private blog posts.

Hidden from search engines

Password protected categories (and their posts) are automatically hidden and no-indexed so they don’t appear in search engines.

Customer login page

Visitors can login from a single page or sidebar. The Password Protected Categories plugin will direct them to the correct category, based on the password entered.


Once a visitor enters a password, all posts in that category and its sub-categories are automatically unlocked – no need to re-enter it for each individual post!

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