Grow your audience

Optimized for search and social sharing, Leaky Paywall helps you attract and engage new visitors. Start by capturing free registrations and even offer casual readers a pay-per-article option. Enjoy growing your email list and building new audience relationships.

Target & grow subscriptions

Restrict access exactly how you want. Our targeting tools let you upsell subscriptions with the right messaging at the right time. Dynamic messaging boosts subscriptions and new digital product sales.

Create new revenue streams

Sell memberships, corporate and group access, paid newsletters, ad-free plans, pay-per-article, donations, archives, and multiple website access. Leaky Paywall lets you restrict globally and individual content via metering, hardening, and hybrid paywall options.

Build a better reader journey

Leaky Paywall is 100% WordPress native, open source, and delivers a seamless website experience for your readers. It offers the hooks and filters, styling options, and third party plugin integrations you need. It’s the most flexible subscription solution for your WordPress publication. Oh… and Leaky Paywall is revenue share free.

Restrict exactly what you want.

Leaky Paywall lets you customize the paywall experience to precisely match your content offering. It provides more revenue opportunities than you thought possible. Control access to: articles, categories/tags, custom post types, in-content PDFs/video/sections, premium newsletters, time based archive content, and even iOS & Android apps.

  • Restrict categories, tags, post types, PDFs, video, and individual articles
  • Easily create a hybrid subscription model with a mix of metered, open, single content purchase, and hard paywall options
  • Easily block Incognito mode browsing to boost conversions
  • Our restrictions work even with server and plugin caching

Sell multiple subscription products.

Leaky Paywall lets your site content be monetized in ways you never imagined. Offer free, paid, membership, corporate access, on-site access, group access, premium email newsletters, archive access, donations, ad-free plans, multiple website access, and offer a pay-per-article option. Easily integrate with third party WordPress plugins to let paid members post classifieds, events, and even offer subscribers iOS and Android apps.

  • Level up your subscriber relationship from free to paid and beyond
  • Easily create multiple subscription products
  • Sell individual and bulk/corporate content access
  • Sell access to multiple websites

Integrated with the software you already use.

Beyond WordPress third party plugins, you can connect Leaky Paywall to CRMs, circulation software, 100’s of payment gateways, and fully integrated iOS and Android apps. Leaky Paywall is designed with easily accessible hooks and filters and comes with many integration options.

  • Stripe, Stripe Checkout, Apple/Google Pay, PayPal, Authorize.net, and WooCommerce for 100’s of additional payment gateways
  • Mailchimp, HubSpot, Campaign Monitor, Acoustic, Pipedrive, ZOHO
  • Circulation software: simplecirc, MagHub, RunMags, Omeda, PSA, Darwin, PCS, Acoustic, Interlink
  • Slack, HubSpot, Zapier, and more in development

Over 1000 publishers depend on Leaky Paywall

Gets your content found in search and social sharing.

Leaky Paywall transforms the way you promote your publication. Articles naturally rank higher in search, are shared socially by your fans… run more effective social campaigns to capture email addresses and grow your audience.

  • Our Leaky Paywall meter lets your articles rank higher in search
  • Every article can be shared in full on social media

“You guys have built a beast of a platform. Now we can get back to our publication’s original mission, and not have to spend resources fighting our technology.”

James Baxter – Publisher

Earn more revenue with apps.

Your iOS and Android apps are ready to roll. With UniPress your apps will automatically publish your news & issue content, push notifications, advertising… right from WordPress. Leaky Paywall seamlessly integrates with your apps for a true one-dashboard workflow and creates a brand new revenue stream from in-app subscriptions. Learn more about our UniPress apps.

  • News and issue content is pushed to iOS & Android apps via APIs. Supports both phones and tablets
  • Integrated with Leaky Paywall subscriptions and in-app purchases
  • Advertising integrations: DFP, AdMob, Advanced Ads, and our unique app-wide sponsorship ad zone
  • Built-in offline reading
  • Flexible push notifications

Your subscribers, your revenue, your security.

Over 1000 publishers depend on Leaky Paywall. It is 100% open source, revenue share free, and we believe your subscribers are always yours. Leaky Paywall is SCA and GDPR complaint and we are a Stripe Verified Partner.

  • No revenue share
  • Stripe Verified Partner
  • SCA Compliant
  • GDPR Compliant

Comparing the six months since to the six months before Leaky Paywall, Twitter followers have gone up more than 20%, Tweets more than 950%, impressions more than 1000%, engagement more than 2000%.

Bryan Fong – Publisher

The Practice @ Harvard

More Features


  • Sell subscriptions and next level membership access
  • Level up your subscribers from free to paid
  • Sell multiple subscription products simultaneously
  • Sell individual articles/video in tandem with subscriptions
  • Sell bulk and corporate access
  • Sell archive content subscriptions
  • Sell archive content subscriptions
  • Promote donations with your subscriptions
  • Message free and paid subscribers on-site with targeted offers
  • Offer trials, gift subscriptions, coupons
  • Hide ads from premium subscribers
  • Sell in-app purchases via iTunes & Google Play stores


  • Circulation software: SimpleCirc, MagHub, RunMags, Omeda, PSA, PCD, PCS, Interlink
  • Stripe (Verified Partner), PayPal, Authorize.net
  • Use our WooCommerce integration to unlock 100’s of additional payment gateways
  • Mailchimp, HubSpot, Campaign Monitor, Pipedrive, ZOHO
  • Slack, HubSpot, Zapier, and more in development


  • Incognito mode blocker
  • Restrict in-article content
  • Lock down files
  • Send custom welcome emails by subscription level
  • Login and registration redirection to current article
  • Offer invoices to subscribers
  • Article countdown nag
  • Ad Blocker pop-up
  • Custom Registration fields
  • Custom Landing pages
  • Registration shipping address

Ready to grow your subscriptions?