How to add a Privacy Policy in WordPress?

add a Privacy Policy in WordPress

In this post, you will learn how you can create and add a privacy policy page in your WordPress site or blog.

The privacy policy page is the essential page of your website to discloses the information you collect about visitors on your website.


Add a Privacy Policy in your WordPress blog

First, go the WordPress Pages menu.

WordPress pages

Now you can see an already created Privacy Policy page. But, I do not recommend publishing this default privacy page, I suggest you that edit this page according to your website.

default wordrpess privacy policy page

If you do not have this default privacy page, click Add New to create a new privacy page.

Add new WordPress page

What should you include on your Privacy page?

  • Mention what kind of information your site collects from visitors and why you collect this data (e.g. names, email addresses, payment details, etc).
  • What methods used to collect information (e.g. cookies and web beacons, contact and comment form, etc).
  • How you protect the data and what rights visitors have over their data.
  • Mention all third-party advertisers who collect user information on your website, such as Google Adsense, and Include links to the privacy policy of these advertising programs you participate in.
  • Add your contact information so that users can reach out if they have questions.

Get help from our Privacy Policy page.


After writing your privacy page, publish it.

publish wordpress page

Now you have to add your privacy page link to your site. You can add the link to the site widgets or menus.

WordPress widgets and menus