This plugin allows passwords for password-protected pages/posts to be passed directly through the URL.
The query string parameter that should contain the password is
For example, if the URL of your post is
http://myblog.com/password-protected-page/ and the password is
then just append
?pw=PASSWORD to it.
If the URL already contains a query string (for example,
http://myblog.com/?p=5), then be sure to append
In order to install the plugin, please follow these steps:
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
Contributors & Developers
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- First released version.
- Plugin now strips the pw parameter from the URL after the respective cookie has been stored by WordPress.