There are a number of ways you can set up a membership site to give members access to exclusive content like products, product discounts, courses, etc. We’ve covered memberships extensively on this blog.
Today, we’ll take a look at one way you can create a membership site quickly without using any eCommerce plugins on WordPress.
Membership site with Memberful: Service overview
Memberful is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) membership platform that integrates with WordPress sites to enable memberships. The service itself runs separately from your site, and connects with WordPress via the Memberful WP plugin to affect the site.
You can get started with Memberful on a free plan (10% transaction fee). To enable payments, you will need to set up a Stripe account. Transactions, check out, and payments are managed through the Memberful platform so you don’t have to worry about fiddling with SSL certificates and integrating payment gateways on your WordPress site.
To get started, sign up for an