Membership transforms your WordPress website into a fully functional membership site.
Membership transforms your WordPress website into a fully functional membership site. Provide access to downloads, online content, videos, forums, support and more through flexible membership levels and options. Simple to use, flexible - this plugin will meet all of your membership site needs. Want to create a site like GigaOm, Izzy Video, PSD Tuts? Now you can do it, easy!
Membership lite is a fully functional but limited version of our full Membership plugin. This lite version supports a maximum of two membership levels and two subscription levels, as well as a basic set of rules to get you started. This is enough for most basic membership sites.
Our full version includes many more features:
Simply follow the instructions in the installation and configuration guide
You'll then be able to create Membership 'Levels' which can access different types of content, including 'free' (i.e users just visiting the site) and/or paid levels.
You can control access to:
And you can create two different levels of subscriptions. For example you could:
All this, and more. Membership is as much a framework as anything else.
Using our powerful but simple APIs you can easily add different gateways and rules - any half decent WordPress developer should be able to do exactly that!
For example, adding gateways is easy - and we'll be adding plenty more - all you need to do is create a gateway along the lines of one that we supply and you'll be good to go.
The WPMU DEV Membership plugin makes it easy to create and manage a membership site for both free and paid subscribers.
Whilst the plugin handles a lot of the work, you will need to spend some time thinking through the structure of your site and how you want to set-up and categorize your content before installing and activating the Membership plugin.
A membership site can take many guises, from Gigaom Pro which protects long articles and research, through to Izzy video which protects individual videos.
In all cases though, a membership site contains a minimum of two levels of content:
We have put together an in-depth instructions guide to help you through using standard WordPress categories to mark posts / content as being accessible to either free users or members only. Then we go into some of the more advanced features that allow you to protect individual uploads and distinct sections of a posts content.
Requires: 3.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.1
Last Updated: 2014-2-26
33 of 44 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.
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