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PROTECT SPECIFIC CATEGORIES. KEEP THE REST OF YOUR STORE PUBLIC.

Perfect for private wholesale areas, customer-specific products, and more.
WooCommerce Protected Categories plugin

CREATE A PRIVATE AREA FOR EACH CLIENT

  • Sell private products to each client, protected by a password or account login
  • Perfect for photographers, schools, sports clubs and other industries
  • Private login page directs each customer to their hidden products
WooCommerce wholesale plugin

WHOLESALE OR MEMBERS-ONLY SHOP

  • Create a hidden area for B2B clients or members
  • Accessible only to those with the correct password or user role – pre-approve your customers
  • No need to create a separate wholesale shop
WooCommerce Password Protected Categories

FINE GRAINED PROTECTION

  • Easy for you and your customers: they just login to their account, or enter the password
  • Optionally hide protected categories from menus and widgets
  • Restrict WooCommerce categories (including sub-categories) by password, role or even individual users

What Our Customers Say

WooCommerce Protected Categories consistently receives 5-star reviews.
"Wanted to hide WooCommerce categories - which to my dismay is not offered as standard - and stumbled upon this plugin. It does exactly what it promises. Installation and setup took just a few minutes!"
Dave Mansoor - Netherlands
"Great plugin. The install and configuration is very easy and has a good concise set of options. Barn2 are very helpful and clearly work hard to maintain a high standard of work and client support."
Darrell Martin - UK
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

PACKED WITH FEATURES

The most comprehensive protection plugin for WooCommerce

SIMPLE PASSWORD PROTECTION

Customers enter a password on a central login form, and are redirected to the correct hidden category. Supports multiple passwords for each category.

ROLE USER RESTRICTED CATEGORIES

Restrict WooCommerce categories to specific user roles or individual users. Logged in users automatically see their protected categories.

PROTECTS PRODUCTS SUBCATEGORIES

Once you've protected a WooCommerce category, its products and any sub-categories automatically inherit the same protection. Protect areas of your store!

HIDE FROM YOUR PUBLIC STORE

Choose whether to show or hide your password protected categories and their products. Hidden content is invisible from public parts of your store.

HIDDEN FROM MENUS SIDEBARS

Optionally hide protected categories from menus and widgets. After a category is unlocked, your menu links and widgets magically appear!

USER-FRIENDLY

Set up in minutes. Your customers simply log into their user account or enter a password to unlock an entire category, its sub-categories and products.

"We use Barn2's WooCommerce Protected Categories plugin to sell custom products to an expanding list of over 120 clients. The plugin has performed flawlessly for the past 18 months. I couldn't be happier and the service Barn2 provided was outstanding."
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Two Plugin Bundle

Protected Categories + Product Table

Choose this option if you want a conversion-boosting order form layout for your products.

What it looks like in your store
Your products are listed in a quick order form with search box, sortable columns, and product filters:

Display hidden WooCommerce Product Table categories in a table

  • Protected categoriesRestrict access to your WooCommerce product categories
  • 3 protection optionsUnlock products based on password, user or role
  • Product tablesList any or all of your products in a user-friendly order form

$168 $ 129 (save $39)

One Plugin

Protected Categories

If you just want to restrict access to categories without changing the layout, then choose this option.

What it looks like in your store
Your normal shop layout, with access restrictions on some or all of your product categories:

Restrict access to WooCommerce categories

  • Protected categoriesRestrict access to your WooCommerce product categories
  • 3 protection optionsUnlock products based on password, user or role
  • Product tablesList any or all of your products in a user-friendly order form

$ 89

Prices exclude VAT and are billed annually, unless they are marked as lifetime. If you let an annual license expire then you can keep using the plugin but won’t receive any further updates, new features or support. Lifetime licenses include lifetime updates and support.

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Version: 2.6.1
Last Updated: 31 Oct 2022
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