PureDevs WP Locker


Use PureDevs WP locker To safeguard your entire WordPress site, by using a single password.

Only the visitors who know your password would be able to access your WordPress site.

This plugin is just what you need if you’re setting up a developmental version of your WordPress site or if your website is going through a major revamping and your website is simply off-limit from the general public or the known bots.

After activating the plugin, head over to Settings> PureDevs WP Locker> Set Password to set a site-wide password.

Note: When a user enters a password, their IP is saved both on cookie and in database table as future login credentials.

Form heading: Clarify to visitors the reason for locking your website and provide clear guidance on the next steps to take.
Button Label: customize the text on your password submission button.


  • Set your site-wide password from your dashboard setting menu.
  • This page will be shown to anyone who would try to visit your website.


Manual installation is easy. It will take less than a minute if everything goes well.

  1. Download the plugin from wordpress.org, unpack it and upload the [PureDevs WP Locker] folder to your wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress.
  3. Go to Dashboard > Settings > PureDevs WP Locker , to customize the content as per your needs.


Q. Is it future-proof?

Ans: Yes, we will keep updating the plugin and keep adding relevant, useful features that will be compatible with the future version of WordPress.

Q. Can visitors access my website?
Ans: Only visitors who know the password will be able to access your site.

Q. How can I override the default login page template in my theme folder?
Ans: To override the default login page templete, you need to find and copy the password-form-template.php from the includes/templates folder of puredevs-wp-locker plugin, then create a new folder in your theme folder and name it “puredevs-wp-locker”; once that is done, past the password-form-template.php file in your theme’s newly created “puredevs-wp-locker” folder.


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  • Version 1.0 Initial Release