The most profitable metered paywall available

Leaky Paywall is specifically designed for news and magazine publishers. It's built to let 100% of your articles rank strongly in search and share virally on social...which fundamentally explodes your approach to marketing your content. It may be hard to believe but our publishing customers are enjoying both strong visitor growth and subscription profits.

Leaky Paywall offers the unheard of ability to meter access to articles, comments, calendars, classifieds, archive content, forums, app content, and much more. It integrates seamlessly with WordPress posts, pages, custom post types, issue publishing, iOS and Android apps, email services, and third-party CRMs and fulfillment services. 


Leaky Paywall transforms the way you promote your publication. Articles naturally rank higher in search, are shared socially by your fans...and it let's you run better performing social campaigns and aggressively capture email addresses to build your never before

Website traffic growth from search engines
Social growth: Promotes running aggressive social sharing campaigns with 100% of your content
Promotes aggressive email list building


Leaky Paywall lets your site content be monetized in ways you never imagined. Not only can you meter articles, you can also sell: premium levels of archive access, comments access, access to special issues, early email editions, articles in iOS and Android apps, sell the ability to post on event calendars, forums, classifieds, and more

Sell articles and issues on both web and optionally in iOS and Android apps
Sell premium access to archive content (EG past magazine issues)
Sell access to comments, event calendar posting, classified advertising posting, forum privileges and more

Leaky Paywall Features

Metered Paywall

Try before you buy. Let your readers view X number of free articles per Y number of days, before they need to subscribe

Powerful subscription options

Set up unlimited subscription levels: recurring or one time, sell archives, restrict comments and even files, offer coupons and gift subscriptions

Corporate subscriptions

Sell subscriptions to companies and organizations. Restrict access by IP address or email domain

Easy subscriber management

Add, edit, and quickly search subscribers. Download reports by expiration, price, level, etc. for easy subscriber management

Get found in search

Every article and blog post shows up in Google search, sending you significantly more potential subscribers

Explode your email lists

Integrated with MailChimp and, grow both free and paid subscriber lists. APIs let you extend into other 3rd party systems

Flex the WordPress user table

Give your subscribers additional permissions using other WordPress plugins

Your apps are ready already

UniPress let’s you easily publish into the Apple and Google app stores. Manage subscribers, ads, push notifications and more right in WordPress

Share all your articles virally

Leaky Paywall lets you share every article you publish on social media. Fans can then share each article 1000’s of times

Supports many payment gateways

Preconfigured for Stripe & PayPal.  Integrates with Cybersource, ESP and other 3rd party systems

Multisite ready

The Multisite plugin lets you run Leaky Paywall on two or more subsites with one WordPress multisite installation


Ready to take Leaky Paywall to the next level? Check out our Add-ons

Find out how they grew new paying subscribers

“If you like the sound of the metered paywall model…
then the Leaky Paywall plugin is your best choice.” —WPMU

Need help with Leaky Paywall?

Looking for help to get you launched, build a custom function, or have us develop your new publication from scratch? We would love to hear what you are up to.

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