Articles of privacy

How to control who can view certain pages in BuddyPress?

I would like to control who can see a page in BuddyPress and restrict anyone else from accessing it. Something along the lines of the following pseudocode: <?php if ( loggedin_user_ids==1,4,5,7 ) { ?> // Show page <?php } else { ?> // “You are not allowed to view this page” message <?php } ?> […]

Maximum protection without using password/login

I want to hide my WordPress site (or any website) from the world and only allow certain users to enter. What’s the best way of doing this without setting up user accounts and passwords? Or perhaps more precise, what’s the maximum protection I can get without using accounts? Of course, I’ve chosen to block search […]

Hide images from anonymous user?

I’d like to set my WordPress (self-hosted) site up so that you can only view images if you’re logged in. I want it to be impossible to view the images without being authorized as a user of the site. This plugin is exactly what I need, but it’s been abandoned and no longer works. What […]

WordPress post visible only those with a link

I posted this question here because it is regarding security. I wanted to know is there any way to WordPress post be only visible when someone has a link. And not to be shown in search or recent posts. I am asking this because i own english-only website and I wish to post something in […]

Completely hide user info

I’m wondering if there’s a way to make 100% sure a user’s info is not available to the public. Our theme is not currently using a profile page, but I did notice that there is a ‘Posts by author‘ page for each user. Aside from that, is there anywhere else a user’s info may show […]

How to add a privacy-checkbox in comment-template?

i need to add a privacy-checkbox to the file comment-template.php. I created the checkbox and a paragraph and it looks fine, so far. <input type=”checkbox” name=”privacy” value=”privacy-key” class=”privacyBox” aria-req=”true”><p class=”pprivacy”>Hiermit akzeptiere ich die <a target=”blank” href=”″>Datenschutzbedingungen</a><p> Now, i want to connect this checkbox with the submit-button, so that a user HAS to accept the privacy […]

CNAME site attempts to load files over HTTP instead of HTTPS

The main site loads fine. We have a CNAME pointing from the above domain to the following domain, however, the page source shows HTTP for all the asset files. Even the Google Font which is hard coded as HTTPs //,700,400italic,700italic is loaded over HTTP, why is that?

No option “I would like my site to be private, visible only to users I choose” in Privacy Settings

I am running WordPress 3.3.2 self-hosted. I used to see the option “I would like my site to be private, visible only to users I choose” under Privacy Settings but I no longer see this option. Instead, now I only see the options to make the blog visible or not visible to search engines, but […]

YouTube oEmbed and privacy-enhanced mode

When you´re embed a youtube video in an iframe, you can enable the privacy-enhanced mode, so YouTube doesn´t store information about your web page visitors until they play the video. I’ve tried to embed a video via oEmbed and the URL but it didn’t work. Is there a chance to implement a privacy-friendly solution […]

Noindex, nofollow stuck on homepage

Recently my hosting automatically upgraded our WordPress version. Due to custom plugin conflicts, we requested them to restore it to the previous version. Our homepage now contains the code “meta name=’robots’ content=’noindex,nofollow’ /” (< removed). From Googling, it appears that this code should be added when I visit the Privacy section of WordPress and select […]