13 WordPress Plugins for Membership Subscriptions

A membership plugin can transform a WordPress site into a resource for subscription content, courses, a paid community, and more. Sell one-time or recurring access to specific posts, digital downloads, and even custom capabilities.

Here is a list of membership plugins for WordPress. Most offer multiple features — such as access tiers and hidden content — that can be tailored to your business.

MemberPress

MemberPress

MemberPress lets you create, manage, and track membership subscriptions and sell digital download products. Manage your members by granting and revoking…


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Best WordPress Plugins for Developers in 2021

Companies Running Competitive Ads Against WordPress May Soon be Banned from Sponsoring WordCamps – WordPress Tavern

The WordPress Community Team is discussing banning companies from sponsoring WordCamps if they advertise competitively against WordPress. A WordCamp organizing team recently brought the concern to community deputies regarding a potential sponsor that is advertising its product in such a way that it puts WordPress in “an unflattering light.”

This particular instance is prompting community leadership to clarify expectations for how sponsors advertise WordPress derivative products – products built on top of WordPress, such as themes, plugins, or distributions.

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Companies Running Competitive Ads Against WordPress May Soon be Banned from Sponsoring WordCamps – WordPress Tavern

The WordPress Community Team is discussing banning companies from sponsoring WordCamps if they advertise competitively against WordPress. A WordCamp organizing team recently brought the concern to community deputies regarding a potential sponsor that is advertising its product in such a way that it puts WordPress in “an unflattering light.”

This particular instance is prompting community leadership to clarify expectations for how sponsors advertise WordPress derivative products – products built on top of WordPress, such as themes, plugins, or distributions.

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Plausible Analytics Adds Statistics Dashboard to the WordPress Admin – WordPress Tavern

Earlier this week, Plausible Analytics released version 1.2 of its WordPress plugin. The update includes a missing feature that should make it more appealing to end-users. The plugin now supports an “embedded mode” that displays a site’s stats directly in the WordPress admin interface.

Without counting the self-hosted users of its open-source project, Plausible Analytics recently surpassed 14,000 users on its hosted service. That is a step forward in its two-year path toward making a dent in the analytics market.

“We’ve taken 1.4 billion pageviews directly from Google…


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With Some Hits and Misses, the Guten Blog WordPress Theme Has Potential – WordPress Tavern

Any time I see a new block-ready WordPress theme, I am like a toddler in a toyshop. I cannot wait to bring it home, rip off the packaging, and play with it. Sometimes it is the type of fun that will create lasting, years-long memories. Other times, the toy is not all it is cracked up to be. It does not deliver on the promises on its packaging. It is too hard to play with or just not what you expected. You discard it and move on to one of your other trusted toys, ones with guaranteed fun built-in.

The latter feeling is where I am at with Guten Blog by Avid Themes. I want to love it….


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Google Web Stories WordPress Plugin Updated With Embedding Capabilities

Google has updated its official Web Stories plugin for WordPress with the ability to embed content on webpages.

Since the launch of the Web Stories plugin it has offered robust creation tools, but users were on their own when it came to embedding the content they created.

WordPress site owners can now create Web Stories and embed them using the same tool. The update also offers the ability to embed Web Stories from other sites.

In addition to easier embedding, the plugin update makes it possible to integrate Web Stories into the theme customization process, and they can now be used with the…


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Google Web Stories gain WordPress embed, theme options

Google’s push for AMP-powered Web Stories saw a boost with the launch of a WordPress plugin in September. A recent update makes it easy to embed Web Stories into sites, while there are now WordPress themes that natively display carousels of AMP content.

Version 1.5 of the Web Stories Editor for WordPress makes it “very easy to embed Web Stories into your site.” In posts or pages, this takes the form of a more advanced Web Stories block. Creators could previously only enter an individual story URL to have it displayed. That’s now joined by two other options: 

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Themes Set Up for a Paradigm Shift, WordPress 5.8 Will Unleash Tools To Make It Happen – WordPress Tavern

For much of WordPress’s history, the foundational elements of building a theme have been slow to change. Every so often, developers would get a new feature, such as child themes, featured images, nav menus, and template parts. Each of these was epic in its own way. However, theme authors had ample time to adapt to these single feature introductions.

When the block editor landed, it did so with a bang. Love it or hate it, it shifted how we think about design for the web. It was not one of those one-off enhancements, regardless of how many times we were told it would “just work”…


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