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WP Roles at Registration


This plugin asks the user to choose his role in the website during registration from a list of selected roles. It works with BuddyPress also. It provides an interface from where the admin can choose which roles to display during registration for the user to choose from.


  • Screenshot for choosing roles at registration


To install WP Member Roles at Registration

  1. Upload wp-roles-at-registration.php to the /wp-content/plugins/wp-roles-at-registration/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


How to choose roles to be displayed during registration?

Go to wp-admin >> Settings >> WP Roles at Registration and choose the roles which will be displayed during registration.


2018 still working but…

Still working in 2018 but, it’s only one plugin which allow this functionality.
I wasn’t able to find any alternative, so you guyz could keep the update alive, the plugin is unique.

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Contributors & Developers

“WP Roles at Registration” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



Version 0.20:
Replaced PHP Short-Tags
Tested with WordPress 3.1.3
Fixed missing role names in drop-down issue [Ref:]
Hide roles drop-down when only one role is selected