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WordPress Simple Membership Advanced Settings shows you how to setup features in the advanced settings and check add-ons settings.

Last Updated: March 23, 2019

Latest News: I have added more information below.

Simple Membership plugin continues to grow and the developers continue to add more functionality. Some added features have been added to the Advanced Settings tab. Some of the other tab functions have been moved to this tab. This publication will show you how to configure the advanced options for managing your membership site. As these settings are advanced, you should pay more attention when activating these options. Be sure to check the settings before saving the changes.

The following settings will show you how to Enable Expired Account Login, Membership Renewal URL and more.

WordPress Simple Membership Advanced Settings

Step 1 ) Go to WP Membership -> Settings -> Advanced Settings as illustrated in the following image to set up the following options.


  • Enable Expired Account Login
  • Membership Renewal URL
  • After Registration Redirect URL
  • Enable Auto Login After Registration
  • After Logout Redirect URL
  • Logout Member on Browser Close = (Note: Enable this option if you want the member to be logged out of the account when he closes the browser. Check the following URL automatically-logout-members-browser-closure-force-member-logout for more information.)
  • Allow Account Deletion
  • Force Strong Password for Members = (Note: This feature makes sure your members enter a strong password when registering as a member.)
  • Use WordPress Timezone
  • Auto Delete Pending Account
  • Admin Dashboard Access Permission = Added the following User Levels Admin, Editor, Author and Contributor in the dropdown list. That means you can control who can view and manage the plugin as well as the Admin user account. (Note: If you are setting this option to a different user level other than Admin, you must make sure you have not enabled any of the following features Hide Adminbar, Show Adminbar to Admin, Disable Access to WP Dashboard under Settings.)
  • Force WP User Synchronization = (Note:This feature was added to make sure that when users log out of the WP user system, they will also be logged out of the simple membership system. When they log into the WP User system, they will also be logged into the simple membership system.)
  • Payment Notification Forward URL

Step 1-a ) When you enable Allow Account Deletion, the member will be able to delete their account when they view their profile. The Delete Account link can be found underneath the Submit button in the profile page. See image below.


Step 1-b ) The following image Auto Delete Pending Account allows you to select from the following options.

  • Do not delete
  • Older than 1 month
  • Older than 2 months


Step 1-c ) The following image Admin Dashboard Access Permission allows you to select from the following options.

  • Admin
  • Editor
  • Author
  • Contributor


Create Member Accounts for New WP Users

Step 2 ) The following image Create Member Accounts for New WP Users allows you to select from the following options.

Create Member Accounts

  • Enable Auto Create Member Accounts
  • Default Membership Level
  • Default Account Status


Terms and Conditions

Step 3 ) The following image Terms and Conditions allows you to enable the following options.

Terms and Conditions

  • Enable Terms and Conditions
  • Terms and Conditions Page URL
  • Enable Privacy Policy
  • Enable Privacy Policy Page URL
  • Click on Save Changes button when you have completed setting up the Advanced Settings.

Addons Settings

Step 4 ) The following image Addons Settings tab will display any extra settings for any of the addons you install for this plugin.


Click on the following URL Members Login Page to continue with the settings.

If you have any questions please let me know.


Simple Membership Plugin Tutorial List:

Manuel Ballesta Ruiz is a web developer, Blogger and WordPress Enthusiast.

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