Last updated on November 1st, 2022 at 01:36 pm

Age Gate Verification Plugins

Did you know that as of 2017, website age verifications aren’t actually legally required?

However, if a minor lies about their age to access your site, they may face criminal and federal charges. This means that installing an age verification plugin may actually lead to legal punishment. 

In this post, we will not discuss the controversy surrounding minors’ access to information about alcohol, which is touched upon in this quote,

 “These proponents believe that the less youth know about or are exposed to alcohol subject matters, the less that youth are harmed by alcohol. But this belief is heavily debatable,” explained Marvin Cable, University of Massachusetts

It is up to you, as the owner of the site, whether or not you want an age verification plugin. If you do, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve tested a few and here is what we discovered.


Dispensary Age Verification


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Different plugins have different strengths and weaknesses when it comes to age verification. From my own experience, narrowing it down to my favorite has proven challenging. I liked the features that the free versions offered. It came down to the design options that Dispensary Age Verification offered, despite having ads. Keep in mind, however, that it is entirely up to you whether you use an age gate.