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Site registration to prompt on single post pages WordPress


I'd like to have my site require users to be logged in when trying to view single post information. If they aren't logged in, they would be prompted by a login/registration screen, then redirected to the post they were trying to access. Does anyone out there have a solution to handle this?

Answers (2)


Ivaylo Draganov answers:

This is actually very simple to achieve. Here it is for the default theme (TwentyTen):

* The Template for displaying all single posts.
* @package WordPress
* @subpackage Twenty_Ten
* @since Twenty Ten 1.0

get_header(); ?>

<div id="container">
<div id="content" role="main">

// if user is not logged in
if ( !is_user_logged_in() ) {

// print a login form, that by default will redirect back to the current page

// if user is logged in, just go on as usual
} else {

/* Run the loop to output the post.
* If you want to overload this in a child theme then include a file
* called loop-single.php and that will be used instead.
get_template_part( 'loop', 'single' );



</div><!-- #content -->
</div><!-- #container -->

<?php get_sidebar(); ?>
<?php get_footer(); ?>

This is the file <em>single.php</em>. It may look somewhat different on other themes but the basics are the same and it could be easily adapted. See it in action on my testsite:
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Patrick MacAdams comments:

I just checked out the single.php file for my theme. It's pretty complicated. Are you available for hire to incorporate this for me?

Please contact me at
[email protected]

Ivaylo Draganov comments:

e-mail sent


Jimish Gamit answers:

Install following plugin

Jimish Gamit comments:

This plugin themes the WordPress login, registration and forgot password pages according to your current theme. It replaces the wp-login.php file by using a page template from your theme. Also includes a widget for sidebar login.