Hide Published Content for Internal Review

Working on new layouts on a live site? Client unfamiliar with WordPress and how to login and view Draft pages?

Use this in your header file to generate private content links for review.

if($post->ID == 2993 ) { // change to your page id
	if(!isset($_GET['review'])) // can be changed to a specific word or phrase without spaces

Access the page using the keyword at the end of the url:


Anyone accessing the url without the keyword=true at the end of the url will be unable to view the content, and will be redirected back to the home page.

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