Secure your content in the editor by user role with Secure Blocks for Gutenberg
Secure your content in the editor by user role with Secure Blocks for Gutenberg.
Using Secure Blocks you can add any Gutenberg block inside a secure block, have it render only to logged in users, or lock it down to a user role of your choosing.
Secure Blocks also provides an additional area that can display blocks to users that do not have permission to view the content.
For more information read the Secure Blocks introductory blog post, or view the video:
The plugin provides the following functionality:
- Display content only to logged-users
- Display alternative content to logged-out users
- Display content to users within certain user roles
- Display alternative content to users not in those user roles
- First release
- Fixed issue whereby the plugin would not render in certain server environments
- Removed frontend asset enqueues that didn't do anything.
- Fixed issue that prevented blocks saving properly in some scenarios.
withSelectdue to depreciation in core.
withSelectto use latest API.
- Bug fixes and refactor.
- Backup your WordPress install
- Upload the plugin folder to the
- Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
You’ll need the Gutenberg editor active on your site.
Standard Gutenberg Content
Adding the Secure Block
What you first see when you add the Secure Block
Add any blocks to the Secure Block
Viewing the site when logged-in
Viewing the site when logged-out
Using the Inspector to select roles to lock the content down further
Locking down to certain user roles
The Secure Block interface reflects the user roles you choose
Adding content which is locked down by user role.
You are not restricted to the kind of block you can secure
A full screen image is not limited by the bounds of the Secure Block