The 7 Best WordPress Membership Plugins You should Use

WordPress Membership Plugins

Building a membership site is the best way to monetize your website. With a membership site, you will get a regular income from the contents. It helps you to forget the stress relating to the sponsorships and fluctuations in affiliate revenue. In short, your website will become a money-making machine.

Fortunately, you are using WordPress. There are several WordPress membership plugins that give you full control over the system. They are easy to use and can be managed by anyone with basic WordPress knowledge.

Best WordPress Membership Plugins 2024

These are the 7 best WordPress membership plugins in 2024,

1. MemberPress


MemberPress is one of the leading WordPress membership plugins to make money from your website. It is a powerful plugin that helps you create, manage membership plans, and track users from a single dashboard.

MemberPress is integrated with top-level services like Woo Commerce, PayPal, BuddyPress,, Stripe, Mailchimp, Amazon Web Services, Active Campaign, Mad Mimi, Get Response, Constant Contact, Campaign Monitor, Aweber, bbPress, and many others.

It allows you to sell digital products and manage posts, pages, videos, podcasts, categories, tags based on what memberships belong to.

Key Features

  • Easy to manage
  • Run promotions and giveaways
  • Create unlimited coupons with an expiry period, the number of uses, etc.
  • Powerful rules to restrict access to almost any file in WordPress
  • Stunning built-in themes to create attractive pricing pages
  • Payment integration
  • Run your own affiliate program to boost business
  • Premium support forums
  • Ability to release contents at a particular time with an expiry
  • Subscription management tools
  • Reports
  • Integrated with more than 40 web services and apps

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2. Ultimate Membership Pro

Ultimate Membership Pro

Ultimate Membership Pro is a well-known membership plugin for WordPress. It lets you create multi-level subscription plans and protect posts, pages, products, images, categories, and others from unauthorized users.

With the plugin, you can offer coupon codes and percentage or flat rate based discounts to the members. Social media login (Facebook, Twitter, Google, LinkedIn, Instagram, Tumblr), recurring payments, custom inside a content locker, download monitor, custom redirects are some other advantages of the plugin.

Ultimate Membership Pro is easy to use and comes with an attractive interface. It is integrated with leading services like PayPal, Stripe, Braintree,, Payza, 2CheckOut, and 9 email marketing tools.

Key Features

  • Highly customizable
  • Create and manage multiple membership levels
  • Ability offer both free and premium membership plans
  • Restrict access by posts, categories, files, specific URLs, and contents
  • Coupons management
  • Bulk coupon builder
  • Payment integration
  • Set recurring payments to let members pay daily, weekly, or monthly basis
  • Content locker
  • File locker
  • Content dripping to release items at a scheduled time or at regular intervals
  • Predefined templates
  • Custom redirects
  • Option to display members list
  • Membership card to the premium members
  • Invitation code to limit registration
  • Download monitor
  • Allow members to purchase gift codes for friends and others
  • Social media login
  • Multiple invoice templates
  • User reports
  • Membership badges for each user level
  • Woocommerce and BuddyPress support
  • Registration form templates
  • Login page templates
  • Supports 9 leading email marketing tools

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3. MemberMouse


MemberMouse is a powerful, all-rounder membership plugin for WordPress. It gives you full power over the membership and the services offered. You can easily add products, manage payment plans, offer coupons, discounts, etc. via the admin area.

This plugin is highly secured and implements the latest security standards to protect your website from unauthorized access. It is integrated with many billing providers and email marketing tools to fully utilize the benefits of membership sites.

Key Features

  • Create unique home pages for each membership level
  • Dripping to schedule the release of contents and programs
  • Coupons management
  • Restrict contents by posts, pages, categories, and custom page types
  • Powerful customer management settings
  • Unlimited membership plans
  • Offer one-time purchase products and trials
  • Social media login
  • Gift memberships
  • Offer your own affiliate program to grow sales
  • Email marketing and payment integrations

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4. Ultimate Member

Ultimate Member

Ultimate Member ranks top among free WordPress membership plugins. It offers many features including – frontend user registration, login, custom user roles, content restriction, member directories, private messages, social media login, etc. Some of the mentioned features come as premium extensions.

It is simple, light-weight, and perfect for creating membership sites and advanced online communities.

Key Features

  • Drag and drop form builder
  • Restrict access by posts, pages, categories, and tags
  • Members list
  • Front-end user profiles
  • Custom user roles
  • Limited customization options
  • Pro version available with advanced features

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5. Restrict Content Pro

Restrict Content Pro

Restrict Content Pro is one of the top WordPress membership plugins. It is super easy to use and lets you unlock the limitless possibilities of membership sites.

The plugin comes with unlimited membership packages. You can choose between free, trial and premium subscriptions to better manage the users. It is integrated with Paypal, Stripe, MailChimp, MailPoet, Braintree, 2Checkout, and others.

Admins are free to restrict categories, contents based on the subscription levels and change the plans anytime they want. Restrict Content Pro is highly flexible and gives you full control over the membership. You can fix a membership fee, signup fee, duration and assign access level through easy to manage dashboard.

Key Features

  • Create and manage unlimited membership plans
  • Content restriction according to the membership roles
  • Generate unlimited discount codes
  • Built-in integrations for payment
  • Monitor and edit member accounts easily
  • Extensive reports to analyze your business growth

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6. Paid Membership Pro

Paid Memberships Pro

Paid Membership Pro is one of the best free WordPress membership plugins. It has both free and pro versions. The free version has limited features, but you will get an idea of how membership sites work.

It offers unlimited levels of memberships with one-time and recurring payment options. The plugin supports 6 popular payment gateways including PayPal, Stripe,, Cyber Source, Braintree, and 2Checkout.

Paid Membership Pro allows you to accept payments for content, video, podcasts, e-learning, digital courseware, and many others. It can also be used to manage professional organizations, product subscriptions as well.

Key Features

  • Create and manage unlimited membership levels
  • Restrict access to posts, pages, videos, forums, downloads, and many others
  • Private communities
  • Accept recurring payments
  • Run affiliate programs
  • Discount codes
  • Payment integration
  • Email marketing integration
  • Support more than 60 premium add-ons
  • Reports

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7. WP-Members Membership Plugin


WP-Members is a free plugin to restrict content to the registered members. It enables you to block posts, pages, individual contents for non-members, and customize the member capabilities as you need or that best fit your business.

The plugin will add registration, login options on the frontend, and the users should be connected in order to access the contents. WP-Members restrict all contents by default, but you can unblock them as desired. You can also block/unblock individual posts or pages if needed.

Key Features

  • Content restriction
  • Custom registration and login
  • Subscription management
  • Premium add-ons for email marketing and payment
  • WooCommerce support
  • Limited functionalities in the free version
  • More features are available in the Pro bundle

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