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How to Add Age Verification in WordPress

Depending upon the type of content your site offers, you may need to have visitors verify their age before allowing access to the entire site. The AgeVerify plugin can be used for this.

Note: This article is for reference only. While we try to make sure you have the most up-to-date information, the AgeVerify plugin is a third-party resource, and the steps may change without us knowing. HostGator cannot provide direct support for this plugin.

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How to Install the AgeVerify Plugin

  1. Log in to your website's WordPress dashboard.
  2. From the left-hand navigation menu of the dashboard, hover over Plugins, then click Add New.

    WordPress Dashboard - Add New Plugins

  3. Look for the AgeVerify plugin using the Search box on the right side.
  4. Once the search results show AgeVerify, click Install Now.

    AgeVerify Plugin - Install Now

  5. Click the Activate button.

How to Set Up Plugin After Installation

  1. From the left-hand navigation menu of the dashboard, click AgeVerify under Settings.

    AgeVerify Settings

  2. Toggle the Enable button.

    AgeVerify - Enable Button

  3. Adjust preferred plugin settings.
  4. Scroll down and click Save Changes once done.