Content Restrictions

Restrict Default Content
Secure your pages, posts, blocks, and categories. Show an excerpt, “sneak peak” or partial content or completely hide restricted content. Set a custom message for users or visitors when they attempt to access protected content.

Restrict Custom Post Types
Secure various additional content such as forums, communities, products, podcasts, events, courses, videos, downloads, and any CPT.

Content Dripping
Allow members to drip feed access to a series of content according to a schedule based on their membership level start date.

Create Directories and Profiles
Allow users to browse and search public or members-only directories for a robust community or listings site.

Use with WordPress Multisite
Sell sites on the network or secure content across your network with a single user login.

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Membership Management

Unlimited Levels
Create a complete membership offering with unique pricing and content access for each level. Members can hold one or more member levels at a time.

Multi-tiered Membership
Offer individual or organizational memberships with child accounts linked to a paying parent account.

Offline Communities
Set up a membership site to accept applications and process dues for an offline community, like a trade association, professional association, or member-supported organization.

Collect User Fields by Membership Level
Capture custom profile information by membership level for public or admin-only display. Fields are stored as WordPress user meta.

Member Email Communications
Customize the content and design of every message sent to members, including membership confirmation, payment invoices, and expiration notices.

Sync Roles and Membership Levels
Link a membership level to a core WordPress role or create a new role and define custom capabilities based on your membership features.

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Ecommerce, Payment Options, and Invoicing

Flexible Membership Level Pricing
Configure levels for free or with many pricing structures. Levels can be free, one-time payment, or a recurring subscription such as annual, monthly, weekly, daily or hourly charges.

Recurring Payments and Subscriptions
Process recurring payments and create an order for each successful payment made. Failed payments will retry and cancel according to your settings and membership status.

Multiple Payment Gateway Options
Integrate with Stripe, PayPal,, Braintree, or offline payments (check). Or, use WooCommerce to purchase a level as a product.

Offer Multiple Payment Methods
Allow members to choose their payment method, whether it be a secure payment by credit card, offsite payment with PayPal or payment by check or bank transfer (manual).    

Customizable Membership Trial Periods
Offer free or reduced price trial periods and optionally require a payment method to auto-start the subscription when the trial ends. Offer a trial period that differs from your recurring billing period.

Proration and Pausing
Proration scripts allow you to offer standard proration rules or leverage extensive filter hooks to write your own custom proration rules. This guide on pausing memberships explores options depending on your pausing requirements.

Customize Member Renewal Dates
Offer rolling membership or force all memberships to renew on a specific day of the month or year.

Variable Pricing and Donations
Allow members to set their own price for membership or make a one-time or recurring donation.

Discount, Gift, or Invite Codes
Offer discounts on membership, run a timed sitewide sale, share goal progress bars, and track the success of your membership promotions.

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Admin Reports

Sales & Revenue
Know exactly how well your membership site is doing with up to date sales and revenue reports. Filter the Sales or Revenue report by membership level and time period (day, month, and year), and compare data to the “average” trendline for the filtered view.

Signups and Cancellations
View membership signups, expirations, and cancellations by day, month, or year. Compare signups to cancellations or expirations.

Active Member Per Level
An interactive pie chart and table the lists member count per level. Get a quick overview of how your different levels compare.

Member Visits, Views, and Logins
Explore overall site traffic and dive into specific statistics per member. We also offer custom methods to track user activity by membership level in Google Analytics.

Members List View
View a report of all members and filter or sort by level, start date, expiration, and more.

Order Management for Admins
View all orders for new and recurring payments. Filter orders by status, date, membership level, discount code and more.

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Administration Tools

Add Members Manually
Manually create users and update their membership level, expiration date, and subscription details as the site administrator.

Import and Export Members
Perform an initial import of your complete member database and maintain your data as a single point of truth. Membership information can be exported to use in spreadsheets, custom reports, CRM tools, for periodic mailings, and more.

Require Approval for Membership
Restrict membership level signup and require an admin to approve a member. Levels can require an application and charge a fee, or offer a free application to unlock the premium (paid) access. 

Membership Manager Role
Give a user specific access to manage the “Memberships” area of your WordPress dashboard without giving them the full capabilities of the administrator role. You can adjust which specific admin areas of PMPro the user can access.

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Seamless Member Experience

Frontend Login and Password Reset
Give members a seamless user experience to login or reset their password via a frontend page on your site. You can block access to the WordPress dashboard and hide the Toolbar based on member role.  

Frontend User Profiles
Allow users to manage their own profile information, including default fields, their account password, and update any custom fields you have added for their level.

Membership Account Dashboard
Members can view their active membership, past invoices, update their subscription payment method, change levels, or cancel their account.

Member Directory & Profile Pages
Create a public or members-only directory and individual profile pages for each member. Your directory or profile page can be customized with your desired user fields and additional content such as an image, download, or embedded video.

Limit Post Views
Restrict the number of protected pages a non-member or lower tier member can access until they hit a paywall.

Advanced Levels Page 
Enhance the appearance of your pricing page with columns, images, custom content, or a comparison table of features. You can also use your favorite pricing table plugin or a page builder to design your levels page.

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Popular Site Enhancements

Extend the core functionality of Paid Memberships Pro to fit your unique needs.

Manage Affiliates with an Add On or with popular third-party systems like AffiliateWP.

Page Builders and Blocks
Design your site using popular Page Builders like Elementor, Page Builder by SiteOrigin, Beaver Builder, and Divi. We offer 15 core membership blocks for the WordPress Block Editor (Gutenberg).

Use Any Theme
Pages are designed to blend seamlessly with your chosen WordPress theme or use our free Memberlite theme for an even tighter experience.

Sales Landing Pages
Design a single landing page with payment fields for lead generation and long-form sales copy.

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Integrate with Top Plugins

Connect your membership site with popular WordPress plugins. We’ve listed a few of our ‘most-used’ integration plugins below—explore the full list of Integrations here.

Fully integrate your membership site with WooCommerce to sell membership as a product or offer members-only discounts in your shop.

Communities and Social Networks
Create a social community on top of WordPress using BuddyPress, BuddyBoss, and bbPress.

Synchronize your members list with a CRM or email marketing platform like Mailchimp and other popular email marketing platforms.

Connect PMPro with thousands of third-party applications using Zapier.

Members-only Events
Offer members-only events with Events Manager, The Events Calendar, Sugar Calendar, or All-in-One Event Calendar.

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Developer Friendly

Open Source, 100% GPLv2
The core plugin and all of our Add Ons all carry a 100% GPLv2 license. You can run Paid Memberships Pro on as many sites as you want. The PMPro code is not obfuscated, so you can customize it to fit your needs or use the code in your own projects. 

Extensive Action and Filter Hooks
The core plugin and our Add Ons have over 300 action and filter hooks available to help you customize and extend the core plugin for your project’s unique needs.

REST API Support
Includes 7 endpoints (and growing) for the REST API to support integration with third-party platforms and services.

Bulk Update Scripts and Tools
Developer’s Toolkit offers database scripts and batch tools to process changes like content restrictions, membership level cancellations, and for running on a staging site.

Fully localized frontend and admin strings that can be translated using GlotPress or a translation tool like Poedit.

Debugging Tools
System emails and gateways offer built-in debugging tools to log errors to a file or to a specific email address.

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