The best WordPress membership plugins for 2022 can help you create new income streams and build a thriving, like-minded community from your WordPress website. But finding the perfect membership plugin for your project can be daunting, depending on your needs.
WordPress membership plugins exist today in varying degrees of complexity. Some allow you to add a phone number, address, and security info, which is it. Other membership plugins offer member tiers and the means to build a complex profile with unmatched security protocols.
In this guide, we’ll uncover for you the best WordPress membership plugins for 2022.
Let’s dive in.
What is a WordPress Membership Plugin?
A WordPress membership plugin allows you to sell memberships (sometimes called subscriptions) and offer members-only content from your WordPress website.
Memberships or subscriptions are a special type of digital e-commerce good that gives members or subscribers access to content that is gated behind a paywall and account login.
Some examples of membership websites include:
WordPress membership plugins, at the most basic level, provide you with the ability to restrict exclusive content to members or subscribers, offer subscription packages, and accept payments, along with a variety of other useful features depending on which plugin you choose.
Most WordPress membership plugins offer:
- Ability to sell memberships or subscriptions directly from your WordPress website using a payment gateway
- Multiple membership levels (with the ability for members to upgrade/downgrade)
- A member “dashboard” or account management area
- The ability to restrict website content to specific member or subscription levels
What to Look for in a WordPress Membership Plugin In 2022
WordPress membership plugins can be used to run any type of website, from online e-learning websites to tutorial-based websites, coaches, product/discount websites, and so many more.
But because of the number of different types of websites that a WordPress membership plugin can be used for, it can be difficult for the developers of the plugin to satisfy every need.
When it comes to WordPress membership plugins, don’t pay as much attention to negative reviews. Take them with a grain of salt in the WordPress membership plugin space.
Sometimes people are looking to achieve the impossible and won’t take no for an answer, and reviews can reflect that.
Ease of Use
WordPress membership plugins are complex. As such, setting them up can require you to read the entire
This article was written by Kristen Wright and originally published on WordPress News | iThemes Blog.