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Wordpress based membership website

Discussion in 'Membership Sites' started by gsmdna.com, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. gsmdna.com

    gsmdna.com Registered Member

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    Someone recommended amember.com but since i have not used it before, I thought I'd ask you guys for advice; any suggestions would help :)
     
  2. The H5N1

    The H5N1 Registered Member

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    Wishlist member is good.
     
  3. RBseatown

    RBseatown Junior Member

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    I am a fanof amember. I have used it for several sites and have found it to be scalable and not have many issues with the way that it works.
     
  4. RBseatown

    RBseatown Junior Member

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    Wishlist is a good alternative to amember, but amember is the clear "authority." Amember is used by pretty big companies, I think SENuke and SickSubmitter are both ran through amember, but don't quote me on that.
     
  5. poweronics

    poweronics Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    My friend has had a good experience with amember and he recommended it to me also.
     
  6. gonzo87

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    I am starting a subscription membership site as well using wordpress. I am new to wordpress. What plugins do I all need to have the whole process process run automatically. Meaning a user subscribes, creates there own username and password, automatically get a email notification of signing up, the credit card is setup for automatic recurring monthly charges and they have access to the member content and forums?

    Could anyone list the best plugins needed to have the registration process run seamless. Also, could you give website examples to look at? Is paypal the best option for recurring bill payment?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  7. maxxwilliams

    maxxwilliams Junior Member

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    These are almost identical questions that I have regarding a subscription site. Bump
     
  8. chiggles

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    i have used wp-members and s2Member (both free) are are both very good, but not sure if they have all the capabilities you require. s2member is probably the more powerful of the two, but a little more time consuming to set up.

    I have also used cms members (paid) - stay clear of this.

    I have heard good things about wishlist but never used.
     
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  9. spenzo

    spenzo Senior Member

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    i also wanna setup wordpress membership site...

    and tried wp-members and s2Member but both are bit confused..so i dropeed the idea.. and i am still for same plugin.. in which only download link disable for unregistered users..

    but not able not find that one.. any one know these kind of plugin
     
  10. Tribbey

    Tribbey Newbie

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    I've heard good things about BuddyPress
     
  11. chad362wiley

    chad362wiley Supreme Member

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    Wishlist is decent
     
  12. implayer

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    Take a strong look at amember and wishlist, then decide they both are very good
     
  13. palefish

    palefish Newbie

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    Ok, amember and wishlist added to my to-do list, need to check plugin compatibilty and features, thanks for the heads-up.
     
  14. jcsuperstar

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    amember user here also.
     
  15. zdot34

    zdot34 Newbie

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    I like S2member. It looks confusing at first but its straightforward. The tutorial videos are really well done.

    the best thing is to open the youtube channel in one tab and your WP admin in another and start with the first video.
     
  16. Canuck

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    I'm starting to use s2Member and I think it's great. The 'drip content' feature is still kind of a hack (gotta add a bit of php to each page you want to 'drip'), but they say they're working on a new release soon that makes this easier.

    It's free, so install it on a test site and play around with it a bit. The pro version basically just gives you access to more payment gateways.