Leaky Paywall

The #1 metered paywall solution for WordPress.

Part of the zeen101 platform for publishers.

Only $197 for the first year
and 50% off every subsequent year

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


Leaky Paywall lets every published article get found in Google search and share socially via Facebook and the rest. It handles posts, issues, and integrates with UniPress for easy publishing to the Apple and Google app stores.

Try a demo, check out the available add-ons, and view our showcase to see how our customers are using Leaky Paywall.



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.

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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


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


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


Apple and Android app publishing

Leaky Paywall synchs with UniPress which let’s you instantly publish into the Apple and Google app stores. Subscribers, ads, push notifications and more are easily managed in WordPress


Offer Stripe & PayPal Payments

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


Collect Payments in Multiple Currencies

Go global! Leaky Paywall now gives you the option to collect payments in US Dollars ($), Pounds Stirling (£), and Euros (€).


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.


Protect your PDF issues

Only paid subscribers will be able to download your issues as PDFs (works with the IssueM plugin)

Leaky Paywall Addons

A Leaky Paywall add-on that lets you add custom subscriber fields. For example: Add ‘Organization’ as a new field to track what organization a new subscriber belongs to. Note: this…

This add-on for the Leaky Paywall plugin allows you to choose which MailPoet list you would like to add a new subscriber to when someone pays and subscribes. You can…

Allows publishers to bulk add IP address ranges to Leaky Paywall. The IP addresses will allow visitors from those IP’s to view articles and posts without having to subscribe. Perfect…

Creates an Article Countdown Nag for the Leaky Paywall plugin. Lets the reader know how many free articles/posts they have left before they need to subscribe. Can be set to not…

In alpha testing now... let readers and fans purchase gift subscriptions to your publication.

Drop ads in anywhere in your publication... into both widgets and content. Tracks ad views and clicks. Can hide ads from paid subscribers. Works with video ads.

Using WordPress multisite you will be able to let subscribers sign up for 2 or more of your publications with one payment. One database manages all your subscribers.

“…focuses on doing one job – providing a metered paywall – and does it well.”

Special thanks to contributors who have provided us with translations for the Leaky Paywall plugin.