8 Best WordPress Membership Plugins

We have included in this list both premium and free membership plugins for your WordPress site or blog. These are simple to use and can be installed effortlessly.

So, here we go!

1) s2Member Framework

s2Member is a powerful free membership plugin for WordPress. It easily integrates with PayPal Website Payment Standard and also supports recurring billing. It supports custom pages for registration, account access, and more. s2Member allows seamless integration with User Roles and Capabilities for WordPress. s2Member® Pro comes with more features and functionality. It includes Google® Checkout integration, advanced User Import/Export tools, Coupon Codes, a Pro Login Widget; and other enhancements.

Cost: Free

Pro version at $69 for single-site license

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2) Membership

Membership plugin allows you to transform your website into a fully functional membership website. This free plugin provides access to downloads, videos, forums, support and more via flexible membership levels and options. With this plugin, you will be able to meet all of your membership site needs. Membership pro comes with amazing features such as unlimited membership levels, unlimited subscription levels, and more.

Cost: membership lite free

Pro Membership at $19/mo

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The Membership admin menu

3) Paid Memberships Pro

Want to set up unlimited membership levels with a free WordPress plugin? Here comes an excellent solution, Paid Memberships Pro. This free plugin offers the easiest way to get paid with your site. It offers flexible control to all online and offline businesses. It is easy to customize the features as per your needs. It integrates with the most popular payment gateways and works with any theme you want.

Cost: free

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4) WP-Members

WP-Members is a free membership management framework that is perfect for newsletters, premium content sites, and more. It comes with the feature of restricting selected WordPress content to be viewable by registered users only. It offers an excellent way to provide premium content to subscribers, and is adaptable to a variety of applications.

Cost: free

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5) Groups

Groups is an efficient WordPress plugin that provides group-based user membership management and content access control. It offers an easy user interface and acts as a framework and integrates standard WordPress capabilities and application-specific capabilities along with an extensive API.

Cost: free

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6) Members List Plugin

This efficient and easy to use plugin allows you to create a post on WordPress blog that lists all your members. You can search through the members’ list via their first name, last name, email address or any other number of user meta fields you may specify.

Cost: free

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7) DAP

Digital Access Pass is a premium WordPress membership plugin that allows you to create a fully automated, buyers only site with one-time payments or no payments at all. Some of its features include unlimited members, unlimited products, built in affiliate system with two tiers, forum integration, easy to use shortcodes, advanced content dripping system, and more.

Cost: $167 (one-time)


8) Magic Members

Magic Members is a popular plugin among users and comes with some great features such as unlimited membership levels, huge number of payment integration modules, efficient import and export features, easy coupon creation, and lots more. This plugin is a great way to turn your WordPress blog into a powerful membership site.

Cost: S$97 (One-time)



Take a look at above membership plugins and choose the ones which fit with your goals and requirements. Do you use membership plugin for your website? What experience you have had with it? We’d love to hear about it in the comment section below.
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