Upgraded Profiles

We are currently developing a BuddyPress site that is a directory of industry-specific companies offering an array of services. Joining the site is free and you can fill in a general amount of information for your profile. We'll call this the FREE profile.

What we are looking to do is offer a paid FEATURED profile that offers more fields and highlights the profile, either with a style/flag that says "featured" and/or shows the profiles at the top of the directory list. Of course, these additional features would not be available to the FREE users!

Looking for a suggestion on how to best implement this within our site. I had my eye on the Membership plugin here, but I'm not sure if it will work for what we're looking for?

Thanks in advance!

  • Kimberly

    Hello there!

    Welcome to the Community!

    Membership only protects Buddypress Pages and components, so I don't think it would be possible to use it to directly protect the profiles.

    Unless....you decided to create a second profile group in Buddypress and protect it with a URL group...but that might get messy. unless you use a profile plugin like the BP resume one, but that's just theory

    Did some looking around and can't find any way to create a Feature member or profile....

    Maybe someone else will have an idea :slight_smile:

    Best,

    Kimberly

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