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What Gives? How do I Give Members Access on my Site?

One of the more common questions I get about how MemberPress works is, “What gives members on my site access?” or “How do I give members access on my site?”.

Many other membership plugins base access off of some kind of WordPress User Role, or some metadata stored about the member etc. But with MemberPress, that’s not the case, so it can be a bit of a learning curve if you’re coming from something else like WooSubscriptions, or S2 Member etc.

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How to Create a Free Course With MemberPress

MemberPress is an awesome WordPress Membership plugin that lets you protect any content on your site quickly and easily.

Recently I was looking to help a buddy find a way to create a super simple course on his site and charge users a monthly fee to access it.

He was using MemberPress to already offer a free membership with access a handful of resources on his site, and he wanted to leverage MemberPress to offer the paid access for this new course as well.

He had very little (I mean basically nothing) budget to work with, so he asked me if I knew of a way to offer a paid course through MemberPress for free. I know LearnDash and WP Courseware integrate with MemberPress, and both work really well and have more than enough features to get the job done beautifully. But they weren’t reasonable for his tiny budget.

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