How to Build a Membership Website
Looking to build a fully customizable membership website without any code? Look no further. In this guide, you’ll learn how we plan, built, and market membership websites for our customers.
What is a membership site, and why do you need one anyway?
The idea behind a membership website is :
If you can package a curated collection of premium content, digital downloads, webinars, or online courses, or articles that provide good value to your audience and their businesses or hobbies, they will want to pay for access, and you can build a successful business!
In plain English, a membership site is just a website or part of a website that only members can access.
1. Choose The Right FrameWork
There are many ways and frameworks that you can use to build your membership website, but if you want value for money, WordPress is the best of them, hands down.
Read More About setting up WordPress Here
2. Choose a Theme
What Is the Best Membership Theme for WordPress?
There are thousands, if not hundreds, of thousands of WordPress Themes you can use. We do suggest that you take a look at ThemeForest and find something that you like, or you can use a website builder like Elementor (we will talk about that later in the article)
3 WordPress Themes we recommend :
Bridge – Creative Multipurpose WordPress Theme Click
BeTheme – Responsive Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme
Avada | Website Builder For WordPress & WooCommerce
Now that you have your theme ready, its time to choose the right plugins for your membership website.
3. Find the Right Membership Plugin
There are a lot of great membership plugins for WordPress that you can download for free or for a fee from the WordPress Plugin Marketplace
4. Choose the best site builder
There are a lot of builders available out there to choose from the best ones are :
Elementor Pro is built to help you Conveniently design and customize your WordPress Theme, it comes with a lot of extra Add-ons that will help you to create a stunning website.
WPBakery Page Builder plugin for WordPress – take full control over your site. Build any layout you can imagine with intuitive drag and drop builder – no programming knowledge required.
5. Choose a good web host provider
Membership-based websites tend to become resource-hungry as your business grows, which is why it is essential to choose the right host from the beginning.
SystemFreaks Web Hosting Packages are tailor-made to assure your membership website’s maximum performance and stability. On top of that, our Customer Service team is among the highest-rated support crews online and is here to help you along every step of the way in building your membership website.