WP-Members™ is a free membership management framework for WordPress® that restricts content to registered users.
WP-Members™ is designed to run "out-of-the-box" with no modifications to your WP installation necessary. Please follow the installation instructions below. Most of the support issues that arise are a result of improper installation or simply not reading/following directions.
/wp-members/directory and its contents to the
You are ready to begin using WP-Members™. Now follow the instructions titled "Locking down your site" below.
NOTE: Please follow instructions for installation. The vast majority of people that have marked the plugin as "broken" in the plugin compatibility form simply did not read/follow installation instructions. If something is unclear, ask for assistance.
<!--more-->link in your posts. Content above to the "more" split will display on summary pages (home, archive, category) but the user will be required to login to view the entire post. You may also use the plugin's auto excerpt setting to create post excerpts automatically. If you do not use the "more" tag or the auto excerpt setting, full post content is going to show on archive templates.
<!--more-->link is not necessary in the blocking of pages, but must be used if you have the "show excerpts" setting turned on.
A full Users Guide is available here. The guide outlines the installation process, and also documents how to use all of the settings.
WP-Members™ is designed to be an out-of-the-box usable plugin, but also have an extensible framework for maximum flexibility and customization. For this purpose, there are a number of shortcodes, filters, and actions that can be used.
See this page for a list of shortcodes and their description.
The plugin has 80 filter and action hooks. For a list of hooks and a description of their use, see this page
The plugin's premium support site has loads of tips, tricks, and sample code for you to make maximum use out of the plugin. Get more information here. Members of the premium support site also have access to premium add-on modules.
Requires: 3.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.1
Last Updated: 2014-6-30
34 of 86 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.
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