If your site requires membership approval and includes a Member Directory, this is an important recipe for you. Using this custom code, any members in the pending or denied status will be automatically excluded from display in your directory and will not have a public profile page….
The built-in “Pay by Check” payment gateway allows members to complete membership checkout online and make payment via another method. This recipe will add a dropdown to membership checkout allowing users to select “Check”, “Cash”, or “Other”. The selection is saved in the user’s profile and the order for the admin’s reference when collecting payment….
Paid Memberships Pro has always been and always will be 100% GPL and available for free to download from WordPress.org. So how are we capturing (and hopefully converting) all of these free users of our plugin and documentation?
Below are a few tactics that have helped Paid Memberships Pro grow into (one of) the most used membership plugins for WordPress.
WordPress, your theme, and your site’s plugins offer a wide range of recipes to extend and enhance core functionality. These methods often rely on a working knowledge of PHP.
This post will help non-developers using WordPress that want to do a bit more to customize their site. After reading this article, you will have a better understanding of what HTML is, what PHP is, how to safely copy and paste recipes into your site, and how to fix things if anything goes wrong.
Our Zapier Integration Add On allows you to receive data from 1,000s of integrated apps into your Membership site. This means that external applications can send updates to your Paid Memberships Pro member data, including adding or updating members, adding or updating orders, and validating a member’s level.
Here’s a video and step-by-step instructions for adding a new member when a row is added to a Google Sheet. You can read the full Zapier Integration documentation for help with other available actions.
Our Approvals Add On grants membership site administrators the ability to approve or deny members. v1.2 includes a few key bug fixes related to access restrictions for members pending approval as well as better integration with other Add Ons that are regularly used alongside Approvals.
We’re hosting another Membership Site Marketing Chat this week. Join us in the PMPro Slack Channel this Thursday, 28 March, at 1pm EDT (UTC -4).
Listen to episode #37 of the OSTraining Podcast to learn the time-tested tips and tricks of running a membership site. Jason shares a brief history of Paid Memberships Pro and dives into his experience running a membership site and supporting our customers with their membership communities.
Almost 8 years ago, Jason and I created the GitHub repository that began it all: an open source membership plugin for WordPress.