BuddyPress Member Type Generator


BuddyPress Member Type Generator allows site admins to create and manage member types from dashboard.
A member type can be easily created, activated and deactivated from admin dashboard.


  • Create/Edit/Delete Member Types from WordPress dashboard
  • Bulk assign member type to users from the users list screen
  • A member type can be marked active/deactive from the edit member type page(Only till BuddyPress 2.6.2, BuddyPress 2.7.0 does it out of the box )

Pro Version:-
Do you want more? Please check BuddyPress Member Types Pro plugin that allows you to manage member types, associate member types to WordPress roles,
associate member types to WooCommerce Subscription, Use with Paid memberships Pro and has a lot more functionality.
Please see the BuddyPress Member Types Pro plugin page to find out more.


Though we will keep an eye here, we may not be able to support via wordpress.org forums. For support, please use BuddyDev Premium Forum or let us know your feedback via blog comment.
Want to know more about BuddyPress Member Type, please check this codex article on Member Type

Need even more details, visit my post on using BuddyPress Member type as Pro

Also, I will appreciate your suggestions and comments on the plugin release post


  • Add/Edit Member type screen screenshot-1.png
  • Member type list screen screenshot-2.png
  • Bulk Change Member type screen screenshot-3.png
  • Extended Profile Member Type list screenshot-4.png


  1. Download bp-member-type-generator-x.y.z.zip , x.y.z are version numbers eg. 1.0.0
  2. Extract the zip file
  3. Upload bp-member-type-generator to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  5. Visit Dashboard->BP Member Types to add/edit/delete member types


Does it detects the member types added via code

No, It will only list the member types that you add from dashboard. You don’t need to use any code to register a new member type.

Will it Work With WordPress Mulitiste & BuddyPress?



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Contributors & Developers

“BuddyPress Member Type Generator” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Tested with BuddyPress 2.9.0 for compatibility


  • Make the member type post type to be editable by admin only. Props @jonathanmoorebcsorg for reporting.
  • Cleanup code


  • Add Compatibility with BuddyPress 2.7.0
  • Cleanup code


  • Move Member Type Menu Under Users Menu
  • Fix bulk assigning member type


  • Fix the directory url.


  • Initial release.
  • Supports BuddyPress 2.2 and BuddyPress 2.3.