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6 Best Plugins to Start a WordPress Membership Website

If there is one thing i like about WordPress is its vast plugins directory. There is always a plugin for almost every specific features you want in a WordPress website.

In this post, I am sharing my top 6 plugins picks in no particular order if you are looking to start a membership website using WordPress.

Best Plugins to Start a WordPress Membership Website


1) Ultimate Member – User Profile, User Registration, Login & Membership Plugin

Ultimate Member – User Profile, User Registration, Login & Membership Plugin

This plugin allows for easy setup of advance membership and online community website. Some of the features of this plugins incudes:

  • Front-end user profiles, user registration, user logins
  • Custom form fields
  • Conditional logic for form fields
  • Drag and drop form builder
  • User account page
  • Custom user roles
  • Member directories

This plugins comes with a paid upgrade if you are looking for features not included in the free.

 

2) Simple Membership

Simple Membership

This plugins lets you protect your page and post to only members. Some of the features include:

  • Front-end Member registration, Member profiles , Member login.
  • Option to configure after login redirection for members, registration redirect for members, & logout redirection for members.

 

3) Members – Membership & User Role Editor Plugin

Members – Membership & User Role Editor Plugin

Members is a roles and capabilities based WordPress membership plugin. Features of this plugin includes

  • Role Editor
  • Multiple User Roles
  • Explicitly Deny Capabilities:
  • Clone Roles
  • Content Permissions / Restricted Content

You can extend the functionality of this plugin using addon. Their add-ons are completely free of charge!

 

4) Paid Memberships Pro

Paid Memberships Pro

This plugin give you the tool to start, manage and grow your membership and membership subscription website. Some features of this plugin includes:

  • Frontend Log In, Frontend User Registration, Frontend Password Recovery, Frontend Profile Editing
  • Membership Account Dashboard
  • Membership Invoices and Billing Information Pages

You can extend the functionality of this plugin using Add Ons.

 

5) WP-Members Membership Plugin

WP-Members Membership Plugin

This plugins turns yours WordPress website into a membership website.  Features include:

  • Restrict or hide posts, pages, and custom post types
  • Limit menu items to logged in users
  • User login, registration, and profile integrated into your theme
  • Create custom registration and profile fields
  • Notify admin of new user registrations

This plugin also has several premium extensions for additional functionality.

 

6) Membership & Content Restriction – Paid Member Subscriptions

Membership & Content Restriction – Paid Member Subscriptions

Another plugin for your membership website. Some of its feature include:

  • Content Restriction
  • Membership Payments
  • Hierarchical Subscription Plans
  • Members Management
  • Member Emails and Messages

You can extend the functionality of this plugin using Add Ons.

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