Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Hiding menu items from visitors, part of WordPress DIY: Weddings and Special Events.
- Let's recap where we are at this point,…I created a set of private pages…that are only going to be displayed for logged-in guests.…Then I created a new type of user role,…and attributed that user role to my wedding guests,…so that they can get access to those pages.…And I know this works.…If I go in as a logged-in user,…to Guest Info, RSVP, Hotels or What to Wear,…I'll be able to access those pages.…But if I'm not logged in, and I click on any of these links,…I'm taken to a 404 page.…The problem is, if I'm not logged in,…and I click on this link, I land on a 404 page,…which is a terrible user experience…for anyone landing on the site.…
What I really want is for a visitor, who's not logged in,…who does not know that there's a private section,…to not be aware that there's a private section.…I want to hide this menu option and all the sub-options,…completely from users who are not logged in.…Once again, this can be solved with a simple plug-in.…I'll go back to the admin panel.…Go to Plug-Ins, and Add New, and here,…
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- Making a content inventory
- Finding, installing, and activating the right theme for your site
- Setting up menus and other configuration options
- Using plugins to add features like a gallery or guestbook
- Launching your WordPress site
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Pie-Register isn't available through the WordPress plugins directory. How can I use Pie-Register?
A: Visit http://pieregister.com/ and follow the download and installation instructions.
1. Preparing to Build a Wedding Site
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
4. Going Live
Securing your site5m 6s
Going Further with WordPress
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