When i start my WordPress development journey WordPress was thought to be a blogging platform and people prefer to build just blogging sites with it. Over the years WordPress evolve more plugins and themes came to add more capability to WordPress sites and now there are almost every type of website available build with WordPress. Now It’s possible to build membership websites with WordPress. In this article i have mentioned 10 WordPress plugins to build membership website.

Member Wing

Your own membership website in minutes. Add online store selling access to digital downloadable materials such as e-books or podcasts. Integrate your website easily with autoresponders, such as Aweber and Mailchimp and build your mailing list automatically. Sell access to posts, pages and digital downloadable materials for a fixed fee or by flexible recurring subscriptions. Build opt-in list by offering automatic access to premium materials to free subscribers.

WordPress eMember

WordPress eMember is a powerful WordPress Membership Plugin that can turn your existing or new WordPress site into a membership site easily. Install the plugin, follow their video tutorials and within minutes you will have your own membership site ready to go! WP eMember lets you selectively protect articles by creating various membership levels (example: Free, Basic, Premium, Ultimate etc.) and protect the content (posts, pages, comments etc) of your site.


The s2Member Framework is free and integrates with PayPal. Website Payments Standard is also free, and fully supports recurring billing. s2Member supports custom Pages for registration including Custom Registration/Profile Fields, account access, and a lot more. s2Member is compatible with Multisite Networking too, and even with BuddyPress and bbPress.

WP Member SIte

WP Member SIte is a WordPress Membership Plugin that enables you to turn your WordPress Blog into a fully fledged WordPress Membership Site. WP Member Site purchase options Single licence $47. $27 One time only If you want to install WP Member Site on one site only, then a single licence is the best option.


Members is a plugin that extends your control over your blog. It’s a user, role, and content management plugin that was created to make WordPress a more powerful CMS. The foundation of the plugin is its extensive role and capability management system. This is the backbone of all the current features and planned future features.

Member Access

Member Access allows a WordPress administrator to make individual posts and pages accessible only to logged-in members. Member Access allows global configuration so that all posts or pages can be viewable by everyone (the default) or only by members, and it also allows each post and page to override the global setting.


Membership transforms your WordPress website into a fully functional membership site. Provide access to downloads, online content, videos, forums, support and more through flexible membership levels and options. Simple to use and flexible. This plugin will meet all of your membership site needs.

WP Member

WP-Member is an advanced WordPress membership plugin that adds many membership features including registration customization, total content protection for posts, pages and categories, content teasers, automated membership management, automated payment processing, unlimited membership levels and subscriptions, full encryption and security, PCI Compliance, message customization and multiple currencies.