Basic Information and Installation

Paid Member Subscriptions is a simple to use free WordPress membership plugin.

It gives you the possibility to accept payments, setup different membership levels, restrict content (posts, pages, custom post types) and allow users to login and manage their settings.

Installing Paid Member Subscriptions

Paid Member Subscriptions installs and is activated just like any other WordPress plugin.

Download the plugin zip file

After you download the plugin, you’ll be able to choose the way you install it:

  1. Unzip the archive and upload the plugin folder under the /wp-content/plugins directory
  2. Under the Plugins menu from your WordPress admin interface, choose Add New -> Upload -> browse and upload your .zip file and then just hit Install Now button


Activate Paid Member Subscriptions

After the installation completes, press Activate Plugin and the plugin will be ready for use.

Add Serial Number

If you purchased a Paid Member Subscriptions licence the serial number needs to be added for each add-on that you have installed in order to access updates.

Go to Paid Member Subscriptions -> Add-ons to do this.

Make sure to press the Check button after adding the Serial Number so it gets verified and saved.

Basic Information

The Basic Information tab gives you an overview of all the Paid Member Subscriptions features and how to best make use of them.

This is a quick start guide on how to create your front-end member registration, login and account management forms, restrict your content and generally get a birds eye view of the plugin capabilities.