You may want your WordPress site private, allowing certain users to access the content.
When you are ready to publish a page or post, using the settings you can make it private, or you can make the entire site private. There are a variety of ways to do this.
The pages I’ve selected articles listed below offering information to make your WordPress site private.
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Private Only Plugins
There are plugins available to make your WordPress site private. Which offer a variety of options including user management, plus allowing you to choose which parts of your site should be public or private.
The pages below go over what each plugin has to offer. If you have time to go through each page to get the best plugin for your needs.
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