Simple Access Control Plugin

Today I released our first public WordPress plugin, “Simple Access Control”. The plugin is as simple as its name implies, there is only one optional configuration setting and only one widget to control access.

Use of the plugin is described on the Simple Access Control page.

The code is written in procedural PHP so it can be followed by programmers at any skill level, it’s well commented and was built with use as an example in mind. Feel free to pick it up and use it or modify it to your requirements. I will be posting an annotated version of the code as a tutorial in the near future.

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Peter is a partner and Web Designer and Developer on Silver Maple Web. Peter has been building websites since 1996. Currently working in WordPress, Joomla! and Ruby on Rails. He has design experience and programming expertise in PHP, Ruby, Java, APL, HTML, CSS, and Javascript.

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  1. Hello, Do you have any plans – or the ability to – make this plugin more compatible with PHP 7? It is throwing errors in my PHP error log: PHP Deprecated: Non-static method WP_Widget_Text::form() should not be called statically in /home/scmeate/public_html/wp-content/plugins/simple-access-control/simple-access-control.php on line 440.

    I am also getting an error when I try to edit my active widgets and while doing various other admin tasks “Error thrown Using $this when not in object context” I think that this is all related.

    When I temporarily switch back to PHP 5.6, all works well.


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