Profile Builder Content Restriction

Activating Content Restriction

The Content Restriction feature is available starting with version 2.6.9 of Profile Builder Free, Basic and Pro

To activate this feature go to Profile Builder -> Settings, click on the Content Restriction tab and then set the Enable Content Restriction option to Yes.

The settings for this feature are present on the same page.

Content Restriction Page

  • Type of Restriction – set the default type of restriction
    • Message – show the user a custom message instead of the restricted content that he was trying to access
    • Redirect – define a page that users should be redirected to if they don’t have access to the content they were trying to access

  • Redirect URL – the default redirection when accessing a restricted post
  • Message for logged-out and logged-in users – the default message displayed instead of the post content when accessing a restricted post
    • Message for logged-in users – when user is logged-in but does not have the required user role
    • Tags that can be used in messages:
      • {{display_name}} – current user display name (if user is logged-in)
      • {{current_user_role}} – user role of the current user (if user is logged-in)
      • {{unrestricted_user_roles}} – display the user role(s) that can view the content

  • Restricted Posts Preview – show a portion of the restricted content, a number of words or the content before the “more” tag (if there is a “more” tag in that post)

Content Restriction Meta-Box

  • Type of Restriction
    • Settings Default – take the type of restriction selected in the settings page
    • Choose a individual restriction type for this specific page / post / custom post type
  • Display For – restrict this page / post / custom post type for the logged-out users or for the users without a specific role

Restrict Content Shortcode

Restrict WooCommerce Products

This feature also supports WooCommerce Products so you can restrict access to them based on User Roles or the logged in status of the user. This works through the normal Content Restriction metabox that appears on Products (identic to the one that appears on posts/pages).

Content Restriction metabox on WooCommerce products.

Restrict Elementor Widgets and Sections

The Content Restriction feature from Profile Builder works great with Elementor, allowing you to restrict widgets and sections directly from Elementor’s front-end visual interface.

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