Always Allow Admin Access to Member Restricted Posts

Did you know that even website administrators will need an active membership level in order to see member-only content? Use this code recipe to override the behavior of the pmpro_has_membership_access_filter to always allow admin access to restricted content.

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Creating a Subscription-Based Website: How Fleischer Tour Fit Leveraged PMPro

For small-business owners building their online presence from the ground up, creating a successful eCommerce platform out of an otherwise blank webpage can feel daunting.

WordPress helps simplify this process with dozens of free and customizable themes and plugins to quickly get a website up and running. However, one of the biggest challenges for small companies, after they first build their page is finding the right combination of tools that will help transform a simple website into a profitable business venture.

Learn how accomplished golfer and instructor Jennifer Fleischer successfully took her training services online using Stranger Studio’s WordPress plugin, Paid Memberships Pro.

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Gold Country Yoga Finds Membership Website Development Success With PMPro

When COVID-19 first reached the U.S., businesses both large and small were forced to entirely reevaluate the way they operated.

People had to get creative when it came to transforming their in-person businesses into entirely digital experiences. For small-business owners, failing to innovate and adapt to a now-virtual world meant risking having to permanently close their doors. Gold Country Yoga, a studio located in the small city of East Sonora, California, was no exception. However, husband and wife team Mark Holmes and Ellen Cremer rose to the challenge. 

By joining together their unique professional backgrounds and Stranger Studios’ plugin, Paid Memberships Pro, Mark and Ellen were able to reinvent a physical yoga studio as a successful online business.

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Build a Members-Only BuddyBoss Membership Site

Private online communities are a rising trend, allowing members to communicate more openly on focused topics and shared interests. You can now create a premium, private BuddyBoss membership community on WordPress without any developer experience.

With Paid Memberships Pro, your site can restrict public access and offer paid subscriptions alongside the BuddyBoss Platform. This article outlines the top features for sites using PMPro as their BuddyBoss membership plugin.

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Custom User Avatars with Register Helper for Paid Memberships Pro

There are many options when it comes to choosing an avatar management plugins for your WordPress site. These plugins allow users to adjust their profile picture without needing to edit the Gravatar for their account email.

If you’d prefer a native solution for your PMPro site, this guide will show you how to add avatar management without the need for a third party plugin. The recipe uses the field field type in Register Helper to add an avatar upload form at membership checkout or on the frontend member profile edit page.

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Managing Affiliates with Paid Memberships Pro

There are many ways to grow a membership site—one popular option many sites leverage is an affiliate program. Affiliate programs reward referrers for any new member signups. Some programs even give a commission on recurring subscription payments received from long-term members.

How do you set up an affiliate program with Paid Memberships Pro? This article highlights the platforms that support affiliate programs for membership sites, including popular WordPress plugins like AffiliateWP or SliceWP.

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How to show a dynamic “Contact Member” form on your directory profile pages.

Allow site visitors to connect through a basic contact form on a member’s profile listing. When someone views a directory profile, they will see a form that automatically sends to the individual profile user’s email address. This can be a major feature for some listing sites, that want to enhance networking, referrals, or lead generation for their members.

The recipe below uses the popular Contact Form 7 plugin for WordPress and our Member Directory and Profile Pages Add On.

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Customizing the Paid Memberships Pro Membership Pricing Page

Have you ever wanted to do more with your membership pricing page? Did you know you can customize this page using the tools that are already at your disposal? In this article, we will cover a few popular methods you can use to make the membership pricing page of your dreams.

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