How to create a private page in WordPress
You can create a private page in WordPress. You can also create a private post. But for this example, we create a private page. This would be a place for you to put a “to-do” list or a “notes” page about your site that is only for you to read. The page is only visible when you are logged into the WordPress admin dash board. It will not be visible to the public.
To create such a private page in WordPress…
1. Create a new page as usual. Construct a convenient url slug so that you can navigate to the page easily.
2. Make sure to set the visibility to “private” as shown.
3. And then click “Publish”.
4. If you are currently logged into WordPress admin dashboard, you will be able to see the page with the title prefixed with “Private:” …
But if you go to the same page when not logged into wordpress, you get to see nothing.
You can find your private page in WordPress dashboard for editing by going to “Pages -> All Pages” and filter by “Private” …
WordPress version used in this tutorial is WordPress 3.8