Member Directory Levels Add-On for WordPress by CreativeMinds

Member Directory Levels Add-On for WordPress

Offers multiple member level types in the directory, each with unique appearance options and control over fields like description, logo, and videos. Payment support is available through a separate add-on.
WordPress Version
5.4.0 or Higher
Tested up to
WordPress 6.5.X
March 9, 2024
5.7 - 8.2.X

Member Directory Levels Add-On

Create a Member directory with Free, Basic, Gold and Platinum tiers and charge different amounts for each! Choose what each level can display: images, links, videos…

The Member Directory Levels Add-On adds the levels functionality to the base Expert Directory Plugin.

What is a Level

Each expert level can display different information on page.

For example:

  1. Basic Members - may only display Title and Pitch
  2. Advanced - can showcase Website, Video, but not social media links
  3. VIP - able to show all desired information

Member logo with level icon
Member logo with level icon

Multiple Expert Levels

Table shows differences between levels
Table shows differences between levels
Create any number of expert levels and display them all in a single table.

The name is up to you: Newbie, Junior, Specialist, Partner, VIP, PhD...

Each level receives an unique page where you can further explain why it's unique.

Custom Level Icons

Each level has two icons: a small and a big one. They are displayed both on the Expert Directory and on the Expert Profile Page.

Upload any image for each spot. Match levels with the visual identity of your site!

Expert Profile image without and with level icon
Expert Profile image without and with level icon

Payment Integration

Adding a level to the cart
Adding a level to the cart
Charge users any amount for having an expert profile with a different level. Create free teaser levels with limited information.

This feature requires the Payments Add-On.

It's even possible to set up subscriptions with recurring payments if you have WooCommerce Subscription or WooCommerce Payments installed.

Using Member Directory Levels

  • Create and name levels
  • Set icons for each
  • Add details to their unique pages
  • Showcase them in the levels table
  • Charge users (requires Payments Add-on)

Member Directory Levels Use Case Examples

  • Paid Listing – Set low and high tiers, where only premium members can showcase their expertise and portfolio. Drive free users to upgrade via different options of levels
  • Networking Hub – Invite visitors to network with different professionals. Only let paying users show their contact information. VIP members can also add their address

Member Directory Levels Prerequisite Plugin

Member Directory Levels Plugin Features

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin.

General Member Levels Features

Multiple Levels – Create any number of member tiers with unique names
Unique Levels – Choose which fields each level has access to: links, images, video etc
Unique Pages – Each level has an unique page where you can add extra information
Level Icon – Apply icons to identify the level of a Member in their logos
Comparison Table – Show the difference between all levels, including price and available fields, using a single table

Payment Features

Charge Users – Charge users for requesting a members level. Requires the payment add-on
Manually Assignment – The admin can manually change the level of any members
PayPal and More – WooCommerce integration allows for dozens of payment gateways
Subscription – Bill users every month or year for maintaining the level. Requires the WooCommerce Subscription
Notification – The admin receives an email every time users request a level

Member Directory Levels Gallery

Levels Front-End Gallery

Levels Back-End Gallery

Member Directory Levels Frequently Asked Questions

Basic Questions

What is the purpose of this add-on?

The Member Directory Levels add-on allows you to create different levels or tiers for member within your directory.

Levels grant access to different fields in the profile, motivating your users to apply for higher tiers.

What is an example of using Member Levels?

Setting three tiers: Basic, Gold and Diamond.

Basic Members can register for free and can only show their title and description.

Gold Members can also show their company information and website. You can manually assign this free tier to users that contact you.

Paying users have access to the Diamond tier, which opens up all fields. This feature requires the payment add-on.

In-Depth Questions

Can I name the levels?

Yes. You can assign a name and description to each level.

Tiers commonly used are Gold, Silver and Bronze or Standard and Premium.

Learn more: CM Member Directory Levels – Creating Levels.

How can users pick a level?

You can place the Levels table anywhere on your website via a shortcode. It displays information and links to all levels, side by side.

Learn more: CM Member Directory Levels – Adding Levels Form To Site.

How can I give more information about levels to my users? Does each level receive a page?

Yes. Every page receives a unique URL which you can edit. These pages are linked from the Levels table.

Learn more: CM Member Directory Levels – Adding Levels Form To Site.

Can the admin change the level of an expert profile?

Yes, at any time, from the Back-End.

Learn more: CM Member Directory Levels – Assigning Levels as Admin.

Is the admin notified when a user applies for a level?

Yes. You can enable and customize email notification for that case.

Learn more: CM Member Directory Levels – Setting up Notifications.


Can I charge users for applying to a level?

Yes. You can apply a price to each level if you are also using the Payment Add-on and WooCommerce.

Learn more: CM Member Directory Levels – Charging Member For Level (One-Time or Subscription).

Can I sell subscriptions?

We Accept All Major Credit Cards
Accepted payment methods include all Credit Cards and PayPal