This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.



This plugin is only supported on PHP 5.2 or greater.

MembersBlog easily allows you to lock down your blog to members only.
Unauthenticated visitors who try to view the blog content will be forced to the login page , or presented with an browser login prompt if they try to view the feed.

When the blog and feed are locked down to subscribe to a feed using a feed reader a username and password must be supplied in the url:

http://{username}:{password}@{feed url}

If you are having trouble and cannot find the answers in the FAQ you can post your support questions to the WordPress Support Forum

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(c) Copyright DCoda Limited, 2007 -, All Rights Reserved.

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There are so many possibly configurations of installation the plugin can be installed on we limit testing to a PHP 5.2+ Linux platform running the latest version of WordPress at the time of release but it is released WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY;
without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.


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