File Access Restriction

Access Restriction extension restricts WordPress file access to specific user roles of your website. It also allows you to restrict your website access to some IP addresses only.


Individual File Access Permission

Allow specific user roles to access your private files and documents. In other words, it activates full "File Access Permission" options available on Prevent Direct Access Gold on each and every protected file, namely:

  • Default setting
  • Admin users
  • The file's author
  • All logged-in users
  • No one
  • Anyone
  • Custom roles - which you can choose multiple user roles who can access your protected files

Customize File Access Permission For Multiple Files

Our extension also comes with an extra "Assign Permission" bulk action. This comes in handy when you want to set the same custom access permission across multiple files. Instead of going through individual file access permission, you simply apply that permission to different files using our bulk action.

Folder Protection

Protect all files on specific folders under your WordPress uploads directory. This feature comes in useful when you want to protect files that are not in your WordPress media library such as file submissions through a contact form and manual file uploads.

IP Restriction

  • Block specific IP addresses from accessing all your private download links
  • Allow specific IP addresses to access all your private download links
  • Blacklist specific IP addresses from accessing private links of each private file
  • Allow only specific IP addresses to access your website. In other words, your entire website is blocked against the rest of the public.
  • Whitelist or blacklist private link access by country (WIP)
  • Whitelist or blacklist private link access by domain (WIP)

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WordPress: 4.0 or higher
Prevent Direct Access Gold OR 3.0.24 or higher
Protect Pages & Posts Gold: 1.0.10 or higher
PHP: 5.6 or higher

Extension Details

Developer: BWPS Team
Version: 1.0.5
License: As per your PDA license

Your extension license is tied to your Prevent Direct Access (PDA) Gold license. So please use the same email when purchasing PDA Gold and this extension.