13 Useful Free WordPress Subscriptions Plugins
When WordPress was first released, it was a simple blogging platform. You know, WordPress is a very functional management system. One of the reason for this functionality is that plugin system works very well. For this post though, I want to focus on how you can greatly improve the number of shares and awesomeness of your blog, with some of the latest WordPress Plugins.
In today’s post, we have gathered some of the best WordPress free subscriptions plugins to turn your blog into a fully functional membership site. All of these plugins have been used on my websites from this exhaustively researched list at one time or another. If you liked the post, bookmark on Delicious, Digg, StumbleUpon etc to spread the word. We appreciate it!
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1. GoUrl Bitcoin Payment Gateway
GoUrl Official Bitcoin Payment Gateway for WordPress. Accept Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin, Darkcoin, Reddcoin, etc. Accept Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin, Speedcoin, Darkcoin, Vertcoin, Reddcoin, Feathercoin, Vericoin, Potcoin payments Online on your WordPress website.
Use Postmatic to let your users subscribe to comments. Instead of just being notified, they add a reply right from their inbox. Send newsletters and posts in a beautiful mobile-ready template and let your subscribers send back a comment just by writing an email.
3. Effective Email Signup Form
News me is a new concept of newsletter. News me is our answer to online media and bloggers to the need of growing their audience, building their own subscriber base and bringing more traffic, visits and readers to their valuable content, day after day.
4. Stripe for WooCommerce
Without getting too technical, Stripe allows you to take credit card payments without having to put a lot of effort into securing your site. Normally you would have to save a customers sensitive credit card information on a separate server than your site, using different usernames, passwords and limiting access to the point that it’s nearly impossible to hack from the outside.
5. Memberful WP
A simple WordPress membership plugin that integrates your site with Memberful. Memberful is a service for selling subscriptions to your website with Stripe. Create a paywall and restrict access to content. Quickly protect any posts or pages right from your WordPress edit screen. Automatic syncing of your Memberful member data to WordPress.
6. Plugmatter Optin Feature Box
Plugmatter Optin Feature Box Plugin lets you create beautiful optin feature boxes to grow your email list. An optin feature box is an email optin box that sits right under the header of your WordPress site but above the content. Using an optin feature box, you can easily grab the attention of your visitors and convert them into email subscribers.
7. Gravity Forms + Stripe
Stripe allows you to process credit cards directly on your site, securely and easily, without having to deal with merchant accounts, PCI-compliance, or PayPal. This Gravity Forms add-on integrates Stripe with your forms using Stripe.js to make sure sensitive card information never hits your server.
8. PAYMILL for WordPress
PAYMILL offers the fastest and easiest way to accept payments online. The innovative payment solution enables online businesses and services to integrate payments into their websites within a very short time. The developer-friendly REST API is flexibly integrable. Customize the check-out process the way you want or use the PAYMILL PayButton which allows an even easier integration.
9. Jetpack by WordPress.com
Jetpack adds powerful features previously only available to WordPress.com users including customization, traffic, mobile, content, and performance tools. Make your WordPress site uniquely yours with Custom CSS, Carousels, spam-free Contact Forms, Sidebar Widgets, Infinite Scroll, and Tiled Galleries. Speed up image delivery with the Photon CDN and access to visitor Stats.
10. Comment Redirect
Redirect commenters who just made their first comment to a page of your choice. On this page, you could thank them for commenting and ask them to subscribe to your blog, like you on Facebook, whatever you want! For a great example of what you can reach with this plugin, read this blog post by Lisa Barone of Outspoken Media.
11. Restrict Content Pro – CSV User Import
This plugin is an add-on for Restrict Content Pro, a complete subscription and premium content manager plugin for WordPress. Once activated, this plugin will provide a new menu item under the Restrict menu called “CSV Import”. In order to import correctly, you must preformat your CSV to match the requirements of the plugin.
Allows WordPress users to subscribe to email notifications for new posts, pages, and custom types, filterable by taxonomies. The plugin supports tons of actions and filters too! More documentation will be coming soon.
13. MediaPass Subscriptions
For the time being, Mediapass has concentrated our efforts to improving our Publisher Dashboard providing you with a much more robust product, revenue tracking and real time optimization than our WordPress plugin ever could. Easily track your growing, recurring revenue online. Merchant accounts are not required for websites using MediaPass.