With over thousands of active installs and over 12 years in development, Paid Memberships Pro is the world’s most complete WordPress membership plugin. We give you all the tools you need to start, manage, and grow your membership site.

PMPro allows you to restrict your content and manage member subscriptions with recurring payments—including a seamless member experience, flexible membership level pricing, and many other robust features, Add Ons, and integrations.

If you’re not sure which PMPro plan is right for you, we’re going to break it down to help you make the best decision for your membership site needs.

We currently offer three plans: Free, Standard, and Plus. We’ve designed each plan to suit different use cases, from membership site beginners and individual business owners to web developers and agencies.

On this page, we highlight the most important features you’ll get from each PMPro plan. You can see the full details on our pricing page to learn more.

Which PMPro Plan is Right for You

Paid Memberships Pro is the fastest way to charge for access to your content or offer free member signups on WordPress.

Everything You Need to Get Started

The core plugin includes everything you need to accept member registrations and subscriptions and to restrict pages, posts, and sections of your content in WordPress.

If you’re just trying it out or can’t afford a paid membership plan, you can use PMPro for free. An open source plugin without limitations, PMPro includes more than all the other membership plugins – free or paid – with everything you need to charge for access to your WordPress site content.

Unlike some hosted membership platforms, using Paid Memberships Pro does not require any fees, except for those assessed by your payment gateway.

Plus, you don’t need to know how to code in order to use PMPro to create a complete membership site on WordPress.

What’s Included

  • Use everything for free under the General Public License (GPL)
  • Ask questions about the core plugin for free on WordPress.org (pre-sales questions should be submitted via our contact form). For premium support, check out our Standard or Plus plans.
  • Add a Standard or Plus license to your free site at any time. Nothing will change with your site settings, content, user and member information, or subscriptions.

Our complete plugin is available for download in the WordPress.org repository.

If you’re just getting started or creating a “build-it-yourself” membership site, our new Standard plan is an excellent choice for you. You should also purchase a Standard plan if you need additional customization beyond our free features.

Best for a Single Site

If you run one site and you need additional support and/or custom code to adjust PMPro to your site’s needs, this plan is for you.

What’s Included

For reference, one site refers to sites that have been active in the past year (staging and development sites don’t count).

You don’t actually need a valid license key to use any of our plugins, so your site won’t stop running if your key expires or you go over the site limit. However, plugin updates for certain plugins we host on our own servers will not update without a valid license key.

We may reach out to you if you go over the allowed number of sites for your plan and ask you to upgrade or adjust the number of sites using your license key.

Looking to use PMPro on more than one site? Want access to all of our Plus Add Ons? Upgrade to a Plus account.

If you’re a developer or you need more advanced features and customization options for up to 2 sites, our Plus plan is the way to go.

What’s Included

Which PMPro plan is right for you?

Whether you are just experimenting, starting a new membership business, managing multiple membership sites, or building membership sites for clients through freelance or an agency, you can do it all with Paid Memberships Pro.


Best for membership sites operating at scale
  • Everything in Plus, with:
  • 50+ sites
  • Phone support
  • Development consulting
  • Performance scaling
  • Onsite visits
  • Premium hosting
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$597/ year
Best for building advanced membership sites
  • Everything in Standard, plus:
  • 2 site license
  • Priority support
  • Accept donations
  • Invite only membership
  • Member approvals
  • Member directory & user profiles
  • Multisite & WordPress Network features
  • Payment plans by level
  • Prorated pricing
  • Sell gift memberships
  • Series/content drip-feed
  • Sponsored or group accounts
  • Variable “pay what you want” pricing
+ 30 Plus Add Ons


$347/ year
Best for beginners and DIY membership sites
  • Everything in Free, plus:
  • 1 site license
  • Premium support
  • Advanced customization recipes
  • Automatic updates
  • Affiliate tracking
  • Protect custom post types
  • Email confirmation
  • Membership cards
  • Shipping address
  • Google Analytics + Ecommerce Tracking
+ 21 Standard Add Ons


The core plugin and 29 free Add Ons free forever
  • The entire core plugin, with:
  • Unlimited restricted content
  • Unlimited membership levels & members
  • Free or paid registration
  • Multiple memberships per user
  • Recurring subscriptions
  • All gateways, including Stripe, PayPal, & more
  • All email marketing integrations
  • bbPress, BuddyPress, BuddyBoss integrations
  • Courses & LMS integrations
  • Frontend login
  • No-code user profile fields
  • Restrict access to WordPress dashboard
  • WooCommerce integration
  • Zapier integration
+ 29 Free Add Ons
Craig Stocks

I own a subscription website that offers model poses for use by painters and sculptors. This business wouldn’t be possible without PMPro and its extensive options to control access. The PMPro staff has been very responsive, and I’m happy to recommend this solution to anyone in need of a subscription solution.

Craig Stocks
Devesh Sharma

Paid Memberships Pro is one of the top contenders when it comes to membership site platforms. If you’re looking to create an extensive membership and hope to generate a lot of revenue, this platform has everything you could possibly need to help you.


Ready to bring your membership site to life or accelerate your existing membership business? Buy Paid Memberships Pro today.

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