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

The #1 Metered Paywall for WordPress

Build your audience. Build your revenue.

Leaky Paywall is your complete metered paywall solution. It protects your content for subscribers, while still allowing every piece of published content to be listed in search engines and shared via Facebook and other social platforms.

Leaky Paywall is fully customizable. Defines your own viewing limits for posts, pages, articles, issues, and any other content type. When integrated with UniPress, Leaky Paywall extends your paywall to your UniPress-powered iOS and Android apps.

We implemented Leaky Paywall on Sunday morning, and have already made over $3,500 in subscriptions.Matt @ Ram Nation

Leaky Paywall’s Stunning Features


Metered Paywall

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


Get found in Google

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


Allows your articles to be shared virally

Each one of your blog posts/articles can be shared on Facebook, Twitter, etc 1000’s of times. The paywall only prompts an individual browser that decides to view more of your articles


Offer multiple subscription levels

Offer subscribers an unlimited selection of subscription options, recurring or one time. Subscribers can upgrade/downgrade seamlessly


Offer one subscription to multiple publications

Leaky Paywall allows you to set up multiple publications as subsites in a WordPress multisite installation. This lets you manage individual publication subscriptions in one dashboard


Build your email list with a “Free” subscription level

Give your readers a few more articles in return for their email address. Simple, promotable, powerful.


Apple and Android app publishing

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


Granular content restriction

Optionally set any article as: always publicly viewable or viewable only by subscribers


Easy subscriber management

Add, edit, and search for subscribers. Easily upgrade a WordPress User to a subscription level


My Account page

The subscribers My Account page lets them change their personal info, see what they are subscribed to, update their credit card info (with Stripe), cancel their subscriptions, log in and out


Subscriber database synchs with WordPress users

This lets you tap into your users with other WordPress plugins, while keeping your subscriber info separate and clean


Bulk import subscribers

Need to add subscribers from another system? Import your CSV file in a snap. Fields supported: username, email, price, expires, status


Offer Stripe & PayPal Payments

Accept all major credit cards through Stripe and/or PayPal (Business, Premium or greater & Micropayments). Offer one time payment or recurring subscriptions


Collect Payments in Multiple Currencies

Leaky Paywall now gives you the option to collect payments in 138 different currencies


Tight API integration

Live web hooks for PayPal and Stripe to communicate with your site. If a subscriber unsubscribes in Stripe or PayPal, the user on your site is automatically updated

Priority support

Priority support

We will help you every step of the way to keep your publication running smoothly… from setup to maintenance questions. 8 hour response time during business hours

The Best Experience for Your Readers

Leaky Paywall is the only WordPress paywall to bridge web and mobile.

We built Leaky Paywall to be easy to use—for both publishers and for subscribers. That’s why it was important to us to make sure the user experience was consistent across all platforms and devices. Through Leaky Paywall, your subscribers can access your publication on their desktops, their phones, and in your apps—with all data, restrictions, rules, and privileges in tact. Awesome.