How to Add Members Only Content Shortcode in WordPress

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Are you looking for a way to write private content in a post? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to add members only content shortcode in WordPress.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

function member( $atts, $content = null ) {
       if  ( is_user_logged_in() && !is_null( $content ) && !is_feed() ) {
              return $content;
              return '';
       } else {
       $yonlendir = get_permalink();
              $form = wp_login_form(array('echo' => false, 'redirect' => $yonlendir ));
              return $form;
add_shortcode( 'mem', 'member' );

This is the shortcode to add private content.

[mem] ..content.. [/mem]

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 27 best WordPress business themes for your website and how to set up download tracking in WordPress with Google Analytics.

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