Creation of Membership Sites with WordPress

A course by Joan Boluda
Online marketing consultant. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined July 2015
, Online marketing consultant

Learn to create a website for your subscribers in an easy way

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (276)
  • 4567 students

Learn to create a website for your subscribers in an easy way

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (276)
  • 4567 students
  • 15 lessons (2h 42m)
  • 10 additional resources (0 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

The memership sites are the new e-commerce, it is a way of offering content or services of recurring payment, which provides constant benefits through the subscribers. There are different types of membership sites: product, service, community and content. It is likely that, perhaps without knowing it, you are already part of one of them, such as Spotify or Netflix.

In this course, Joan Boluda-strategic consultant of online marketing, specialist in e-commerce and membership sites- will teach you how to create membership sites with two free softwares (WordPress and Paid Memberships Pro) so you can get benefit from your knowledge or skills.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Preparing the ground
  • U3
    U3. Creating the membership site
  • U4
    U4. Membership site management
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will start knowing the work of Joan Boluda, who will explain what a membership site is, its typologies and what are some of the best known examples.

You will learn all the steps you must follow to install WordPress and create a membership site, installing the necessary plugins to get the functionalities you need to make it work.

Afterwards, you will manage the membership levels, configure the base pages and discover the most efficient way to work with the payment gateways.

You will see how to communicate with the members of the community that you have created and you will learn to grant or restrict permissions to the different profiles of the platform depending on their level of membership.

You will also learn to manage the day to day of your membership site, how to create special offers, coupons and discounts.

Finally, Joan will explain how to take care of the aesthetic aspect of your website to attract subscribers.

What is this course's project?

You will create an operative and functional membership site, ready to start receiving subscribers.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Professionals who are looking for a way to offer paid content through a web page, which will offer them recurring income.

Requirements and materials

It is advisable, although not essential, to have basic knowledge of WordPress. In terms of materials, you will only need a computer and an internet connection.


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Joan Boluda

A course by Joan Boluda

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Online marketing consultant

Joan Boluda is an online marketing consultant, trainer specialized in digital marketing and an associate professor at ESADE Executive Education. He is a teacher and founder of his own online marketing and web development platform and every morning he publishes his 'Online Marketing' podcast.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Membership sites
  • U2

    Preparing the ground

    • Install WordPress
    • Install necessary plugins
  • U3

    Creating the membership site

    • Membership levels
    • Management pages
    • Payment gateways
    • Emails
    • Restriction
    • Advanced Options
  • U4

    Membership site management

    • Management
    • Discounts
    • Texts and translations
    • Design I
    • Design II
  • FP

    Final project

    • Creating membership sites with Wordpress

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Creation of Membership Sites with WordPress. Marketing, Business, Web, and App Design course by Joan Boluda

Creation of Membership Sites with WordPress

A course by Joan Boluda
Online marketing consultant. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined July 2015
  • 96% positive reviews (276)
  • 4567 students