After you get a website or blog that is generating a significant amount of traffic, you may want to start a paid membership. This is a great way to start making money on your website and with the membership plug-ins for WordPress, it can be simplified. It will allow you to promote the paid membership, collect payment, and establish a logon for those who have paid. Check out some of the best free WordPress paid membership plug-ins available to site owners.
1. GoURL Paid Memberships Pro – Bitcoin Payment Gateway Add-on
This plugin features 100% free open source plugin on github.com. It provides a cryptocurrency payment gateway for paid memberships pro 1.8 or higher. It accepts bitcoin, litecoin, and various other “coin” payments. No monthly r transaction fees. There are no chargebacks, it is global and it is secure.
2. Paid Memberships for Pro Add-on for WP Courseware
This plugin will add full integration with WP Courseware. It will allow you to assign a membership level. Once the membership level is assigned and registered, a student will automatically be enrolled in the associated courses. You will also be able to create a fully automated LMS system so you can sell your courses online.
3. Simple Membership
Free and premium content can be offered from your WordPress site. You can protect posts and pages to ensure that only members can view the protected content. Various membership access levels can be set up using this plug-in as well.
4. Paid Memberships Pro
You can set up unlimited membership levels and provide restricted access to pages, posts, categories and more. It is flexible enough to fit the needs of any business. It can work well right out of the box, or can be easily customized to fit your needs.
This plugin transforms a WordPress website into a membership site that is fully functional. It has flexible membership levels to provide access to all content. It is simple to use and will meet all you needs.
6. PMPro Constant Contact
Use this plugin to sync WordPress users with Constant Contact lists. All users can be synced to lists, or, if Paid Membership Pro is installed, you can use membership levels to sync your users.
7. Affiliates Manager Paid Membership Pro Integration
This add-on will allow you to integrate the Paid Membership Pro plug-in with the affiliates Manager plugin. When members pay for membership on your site, this add-on will check to see if the member was referred by an affiliate. It will then give commission to that affiliate.
Explore these plug-ins to determine which one is going to take the paid membership aspect of your site to the next level.