If you own a content oriented WordPress website and want to monetize your content then you know what is a Membership Plugin. The main feature of a membership plugin is to add some or all content to your WordPress website into a restricted area where only selected members can access the content in different subscription levels. 

There are a lot of Membership plugins out there. Here we are going to discuss these 5 Most Popular Membership Plugins for your WordPress site:

Restrict Content Pro

Restrict Content Pro provides a wide-ranging membership management system that gives administrators a simple way to restrict site’s content and collect payments from customers. Some other top features of Restrict Content Pro includes:

  • Create unlimited subscription levels.
  • Create free, trial and paid subscriptions.
  •  Restrict access to posts, pages, downloads at different levels.
  •  Create unlimited discount codes.
  •  Create and send emails for account verifications and others.
  •  Integration with PayPal as standard and other gateways via extensions.

Memberium

If you rely on Infusionsoft or ActiveCampaign to run your business and need a membership plugin for your WordPress website, Memberium is probably where you should focus your attention. Some of the highlights are,

  • Create unlimited membership levels and Users.
  • Advanced Infusionsoft Integration.
  • Integrates with popular plugins such as Gravity Forms, LearnDash LMS, Yoast, and WooCommerce.
  • Memberium comes with tons of advanced shortcodes.
  • Advanced Analytics / Social Media Integration.
  • Well-Documented.

Paid Membership Pro

Next in our list is Paid Memberships Pro. We have personally used this plugin for a number of different websites, specially on some of the LMS sites. Some of the features include,

  • Basic free version for download.
  • Create unlimited membership levels.
  • View all members in one place.
  • Generate “Reports”.
  • Generate unlimited Coupons.
  • Integration with most popular payment gateways Like Stripe, Braintree, PayPal.

MemberPress

MemberPress membership plugin is a simple, but a powerful plugin. It’s easy to use and has following powerful features,

  • Multiple Memberships levels.
  • Create different “Groups”.
  • Create “Rules” on “Groups” and “Memberships levels”.
  • Generate unlimited Coupons.
  • Create “Reminders”.
  • Create and send emails.
  • Integration with the most popular payment gateways.

MemberMouse

MemberMouse is a premium membership and eCommerce solution, which lets you create a membership site in minutes. Some of the top features of MemberMouse includes:

  • Create unlimited membership levels.
  • Easy account Management.
  • Easily restrict access to products, pages, posts etc.
  • Easily test different pricing levels for the same membership with built-in split testing.
  • Plenty of integrations are available including email marketing and payment processors.

We are analyzing these plugins, in the light of several points, take a look!

We hope this post was helpful and if it doesn’t include a plugin that you are using, please don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments below. We will be updating this post regularly.

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Muhammad Rizwan Gul is a Research analyst, WordPress Power User, and blogger at WooNinjas. He loves to learn Somewhat new about WordPress. Outside of his work life, Rizwan spends time hanging out with his friends, playing PUBG and cricket on the weekends. You can get in touch with him at: