Protect Your Membership Site from Spam and Abuse Using reCAPTCHA

reCAPTCHA is a service provided by Google that aims to block abusive, automated traffic. Paid Memberships Pro allows you to easily integrate this service on your membership checkout process. This post covers when and why to use reCAPTCHA, how to create your reCAPTCHA account and configure it for your membership site.

Advanced Category Techniques for Filtering Searches and Archives to Members and Non-Members

If you’ve set the option “Filter Searches and Archives” to “Yes” under the Memberships > Advanced Settings page, all of the posts in your members-only categories will be hidden from the main page, archives, and search queries. This code gist allows you to add specified categories back into the query.