Recently I was in search for a pretty good WordPress membership plugin for one of my personal project. During my search, I found some best WordPress membership plugin. The plugin listed here are both free and paid based on its features offered. If you looking for some serious membership site within your WordPress blog, then try some paid membership plugin where you get great support.
The listed order of membership plugin are written randomly.
Magic Members – visit website
Magic Members is one of my favorite membership plugin for WordPress. The first impression of Magic Members was their website which has precise information of what we are been looking for. This plugin offers almost everything required to run a membership site using WordPress. The installation and setup procedures are just like installing a WordPress plugin.
- Payment Modules Integration
- Pay Per Post Access
- Custom Post Type Support
- Flexible Membership Options
- Control Subscription Length
- Easy Member Management
- 100% Compatible With Magic Affiliate
- Multi Language Support
- AutoResponder Integrations
- Download Manager
- Easy Integration with Existing or New Blogs
- Custom Widgets & Shortcodes
Update: Read my detailed Magic Members review here.
Single License: $97, Unlimited License: $297 | Buynow
Membership Pro – visit website
Membership Pro is another amazing membership plugin which is available in both free and paid version. The free version does offer certain features, so I recommend buying a pro version. This plugin works for single WordPress site, multisite and Buddypress.
Essentially Membership allows you to transform your WordPress, WPMU or BuddyPress site into a fully functional membership site – where you can provide access to downloads, online content, videos, forums, support and more through flexible membership levels and options.
- Offer free memberships that turn into paid subscriptions after x days
- Finite or indefinite subscriptions
- Serial renewing subscriptions
- Subscriptions that renew every 5, 10, 30, 90 etc. days
Memberwing X – visit website
This is another great plugin through which you can set subscription based on one time or recurring basis. The other feature which I liked the most was the option to limit post length for free. So in order to read the full post, users are required to pay the subscription amount.
Launch your own membership website in minutes. Add online store selling access to digital downloadable materials such as e-books or podcasts.
- Multidimensional SEO Powers
- Simplicity and Quick Setup
- Sell access in multiple ways
- Time-Sensitive Content Support
- Unlimited Members and Levels
- Integration With Other Systems + API
Wishlist Member – visit website
Personally I haven’t used Wishlist plugin, but what I heard from my friend are really good review about it. Wishlist has the easiest process to upload the plugin and covert your WordPress blog into a complete membership website in minutes.
Unzip, upload, and within minutes you’ll have your own membership site!
- Unlimited Membership Levels
- Sequential Content Delivery
- Integrates With Your WordPress Site
- Control Viewed Content
- Flexible Membership Options
- Shopping Cart Integration
- Multi-Level Access
Price: Single License: $97, Multi-site License: $297 | Buynow
aMember – visit website
Last but not the least. aMember is a powerful membership plugin for WordPress that super charges your WordPress site to handle pro things. The site offer free to try download which is for a period of 30 days.
If you are not sure if aMember Pro meets your needs, you can download a 30-day free trial version of aMember Pro.
- Automated signups and expirations
- Can be used as stand-alone user management program without any payment system
- Checks your database to avoid duplicate usernames
- User is able to check unique user name availability during signup
- Can generate simple usernames and passwords for users (optionally)
- and more
If you ask me which is the best among these five, I won’t be able to tell the best. Each membership plugin listed here has its own features and qualities. So before buying read its features and invest your money.