WP-Members™ is a free membership management framework for WordPress® that restricts content to registered users.
This is one of the obligatory plugins for wordpress. Even there is room for enhancements.
Have been using this plugin for nearly a year. It does everything we need it to do for our organization: Online member registration; membership database collection/maintenance; PayPal integration and dues tracking, etc. It fully integrates with other plugins we use such as Event Espresso. When members register for events their registration form is automatically populated with data collected from the membership database. Slick!
Had a problem with the plugin after we moved the site to a new server. Even though it wasn't a defect with the plugin, Chad helped us track the issue down so we could tell the hosting company what to do to fix it. How's THAT for customer service?!!
Remember to block the post, add the 'more' tag, and manually add your excerpt in screen options!
I can't really fault WP-Members, it works really well and is very easy to configure and tweak. The pluggable functionality, in particular, is excellent - making it very easy to extend to your needs.
I had installed this tool on WP 3.8.1, and have used it (along with their User List add-on)... and I'm now on WP 3.9.
In addition to being a solid plugin (with an excellent array of options to provide solid flexibility to different scenarios), the support has been excellent.
I've asked a couple of questions and had an issue (self-induced) that they quickly diagnosed and answered.
This is exactly the plugin which I was looking for...
You really saved my time.
I looked at a number of the membership management plugins. I wanted to be able to record custom fields in the member record and easily report on the status of the member base. Some member management systems serialize their data which requires more effort when wanting to view or export the member list. WP-Members uses the WordPress user and usermeta tables. You can view and export their contents using the standard user management functions of WordPress. The basic documentation that you get when downloading the free version is good, but the members-only documentation is much better, worth the $47.
I have been looking for at least two years for a plugin that will make only certain pages or posts on my site available ONLY to those who are logged into my website. THIS IS THE PLUGIN I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR!
Thank you thank you thank you so much for making this plugin! It's easy to use and I have so much control over my content.
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SEE PLUGIN WORKING: If you hover over my VIP Club menu tab and click on FREEBIES, you should get a message that says the page is available only to VIP Club members.
good but... why admin and user not receive email confirmation, so user can't get password, and admin didn't know there was a new user,
So admin must create password manual in edit user! :(
i already changed Set a custom email address with admin email but still not receive
Help Me Please
I like its capabilities to register and login user in simple and easy way.
I learned how to operate with it in several simple steps and did not experience any issues so far.
One more expectation for future options: add floating login screen within some time ( e.g. 30 seconds) to hide protected content until user register.
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