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Membership 2

Membership 2 transforms your WordPress website into a fully functional membership site.

39 reviews
Average Rating
2.8 out of 5 stars
Horrible support don't ever upgrade
By , for WP 4.2.2

I am testing this on a new major website that gets 150,000 visitors a month with https://wordpress.org/plugins/paid-memberships-pro/.

one of the other sites our company manages for a firm, has 22,000 members and the membership2 did an upgrade and broke new members from registering https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/membership

it is horrible, i hope people never use it, they want my client to pay money to the theme developer to fix it, when their prior version worked fine.

this is bad business, and bad business drives away people

my client has lost thousands of dollars in new subscriptions and actives

I would be horrified i my client paid for their premium version and got support half assed like this!

There are some free good professional membership plugins out there just make sure you think about this , or never upgrade your plugins, which probably is not the safe thing to do.

How can i add custom fields to registration in this plugin
By , for WP 4.2.2

How can i add custom fields to registration page in this plugin

the confusion of version numbers
By , for WP 4.2.2

Made the version number for the Premium plugin the same as for the Free plugin to avoid confusion.OK?

Needs a excludes.
By ,

I could not figure out how to set access levels. Also, when not logged in there is a redirect loop.

not show any member in all member option
By , for WP 4.2.2

i have pro membership of this plugin but plugin not work properly,
not showing any members in all members option in admin penel

very buggy, terrible support
By , for WP 4.1.1

People can sign up and then not complete a subscription.

They can cancel paid subscription and still have access to the site.

Two major issues flagged to support and have been ignored.

Looking for alternative

Not recommended, and the Nagging!
By , for WP 4.1.1

had to correct our rating (like others, i sometimes forget the default stars is 5!) I would recommend paid memberships Pro (hands down!) instead. It is free. Or S2 free.
As we have with several of their plugins, Installed the "free" version.
the plugin had problems. No Support?
A nag bar/screen nags you to death - and their prices, for a plugin, are ridiculous.

I strongly suspect that some of the 5 star ratings are faked, or lets say, severely biased due to financial interest. (Same people giving same short "amazing" review on ALL. So we are leaving our own on the ones we tested/used)

Error during installation then, my WordPress Network was blocked.
By , for WP 4.1

The title speaks for itself.

Subscription scam and poor customer service
By , for WP 4.0.1

I wasn't happy at all to find that you AUTOMATICALLY get signed up for a $19/mo. subscription. There was no notice about that that I saw during the purchase process. I thought I was doing a one-time buy of the plugin. BEWARE! This plugin is not worth $19/mo, trust me.

Next, when I activated the plugin, the function to add protected content to a level stopped working (it worked for the free plugin, but stopped working when I activated the premium, btw).

About their customer service... I asked for a refund and they would not give it to me. To add insult to injury, their "solution" was to up-sell me!

I highly recommend staying away from this company's plugins. If you want a good membership plugin, purchase Wishlist Member.

Nice but not developer friendly
By , for WP 4.0.1

Ok, so I purchased this and it seemed like a good fit until I needed to add custom functionality (don't get me started with the purchase scam this company does...) This plugin doesn't implement hooks (or rarely does and not efficiently) for core parts of functionality. Sure there's some constant overrides but this just doesn't cut it for me... They expect you to code your own payment gateway, put it in their folder in the plugin (ever hear of standards?) and provide NO documentation other than a crappy forum for support where they mainly suggest paying others for development or looking at code that is poorly written and no comments. If you can use it as vanilla, this is a great plugin. Unfortunately this isn't the case for many developers and this plugin lacks hooks to make it easily extendable. Hooks for gateways would be a great start but this plugin has a ways to go before I would use it on production. My experience with this has frustrated me to the point I am going to trash the plugin and write my own.

Oh, and be warned they have members from their site leaving fake 5-star reviews here.

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