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Members List Plugin – WordPress Plugin



The Members Plugin allows you to create lists of users and display them as directories on your wordpress blog. Each list is fully customizable with features like search, search by radius, sort, map of users, paging, and more. Choose which fields you want to display for each user and which fields you allow users to search and sort by.

DOWNLOAD THE PRO VERSION HERE: http://www.ternstyle.us/members-list-plugin-for-wordpress/

CHECK OUT THE IMPROVEMENTS HERE: http://www.ternstyle.us/members-list-plugin-for-wordpress/change-log



  • Create Multiple Lists
  • Customize Each List / Directory (PRO Only)
  • Mobile Friendly (PRO Only)
  • Display your directory anywhere with shortcode
  • Search through your members using user standard and meta fields of your choice
  • Search alphabetically by last name
  • Pagination to page through members list and search results
  • Sort by any field(s) of your choice
  • Radius Search by Zipcode
  • Google Maps (PRO Only)
  • Author Templates (PRO Only)
  • Superior Styling (PRO Only) http://www.ternstyle.us/members-list-plugin-for-wordpress/demo
  • Tile and table views (PRO Only)


DOWNLOAD THE PRO VERSION HERE: http://www.ternstyle.us/members-list-plugin-for-wordpress/

CHECK OUT THE IMPROVEMENTS HERE: http://www.ternstyle.us/members-list-plugin-for-wordpress/change-log


  • Default View with map (Map is PRO only)
  • Search capability
  • Excellent plugin customizability
  • Fully customizable lists
  • Customize which user meta fields are displayed


This plugin provides 1 block.

  • Members List


  • Upload the members-list folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  • Navigate to your WordPress blog’s theme folder which should be found in /wp-content/themes/the-name-of-your-theme
  • Add the shortcode to the page or post you’d like to display the members list.
  • You’re all set!


When I click on a members link it goes no where. Why?

The FREE Members List Plugin does not handle your templates. WordPress allows you to create a template file called “author.php” which should be placed in your theme’s folder. It is this file that handles the displaying of each of your members. You can read about how to create this file here: https://codex.wordpress.org/Author_Templates

UPGRADE to the PRO version for built-in Author Templates!

DOWNLOAD THE PRO VERSION HERE: http://www.ternstyle.us/members-list-plugin-for-wordpress/


Free version is a joke

June 1, 2021
I judge a plugin by usability and intuitive design. This while the interface is plain was missing the most import detail a clear mention of the “Short Code” even read the docs and could not find it so never got to see the list I tried to create.
The options are almost ALL only for the Pro version so unless you plan on paying up front the free version is worthless.

A link to where you get your Google API Key that you want is needed

Not floating “What is this over the icons in Create,
Plus you really need something to show that you can scroll down on the pop up box for the changes the poor graphic design means you will probably miss it.
The pencil with the square? Gets you to the field page but no instructions and users for list what a waste of space.


Excellent Support

March 15, 2021
Matthew provides fast and reliable support. Great plugin – been using it for years.

Key feature of plugin does not work

December 16, 2020
The search by zip code does not work. The president of the company was condescending and unhelpful when we reached out for support for the plugin that does not work as advertised. He then stopped replying to us completely. Basic features are hidden behind a steep paywall and the demo of the plugin on their site doesn’t even show the features that are supposed to be included with the free version. This plugin is a complete mess do not waste your time.

Fantastic support & plugin

December 22, 2018
Very useful plugin, and very simple to setup. Also impressed with the support offered, and response time.

Good plugin

January 1, 2018
Good plugin

Fast Respone – Great Support

September 5, 2017
I had a small issue with some SQL Errors displaying after I updated the plugin software. I sent a message to the developer and they responded back almost immediately with code to fix the problem. I was very impressed with their support and even more impressed with the speed they responded! Highly recommend any of their plugins!

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Contributors & Developers

“Members List Plugin” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


  • ternstyle

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Updates – 03.1.2021 – Version 4.3.0

  • Update – Moved to PHP namespaces.
  • Overhaul – Compete overhaul of entire plugin.
  • Redesign – Redesigned administrative interface.
  • Bug Fix – Fixed a number of PHP warnings.
  • Bug Fix – Changed pagination variable from ‘paged’ to ‘ml_page’.
  • Upgrade – Moved to tabbed settings page.
  • Upgrade – You can now set which theme template file is used to display authors.
  • Update – Changed how the author page is rendered for wider theme compatibility.
  • Update – Moved to jQuery sortable for list field sorting.
  • Added – Troubleshooting page for easy access to documentation.

Updates – 02.18.2020 – Version 4.1.5

  • Bug Fix – Fixed some PHP notifications.
  • Update – Added Google API key setting for geocoding and radius search.

Updates – 02.17.2019 – Version 4.1.42

  • Bug Fix – Accounted for empty action values when ordering search, sort, and display fields.

Updates – 11.01.2018 – Version 4.1.41

  • Bug Fix – Fixed a number of PHP notices.
  • Update – Removed deprecated WordPress functions.
  • Update – Accounted for some conflicts with PHP 7.

Updates – 01.02.2018 – Version 4.1.4

  • Bug Fix – Fixed a number of PHP notices.

Updates – 03.15.2017 – Version 4.1.3

  • Update – Decoupled from WordPress WP_http.

Updates – 01.30.2017 – Version 4.1.2

  • Bug fix – Fixed bug during search where only standard fields were selected.
  • Update – Updated the santizie function to account for deprecation and PHP 7.

Updates – 01.30.2017 – Version 4.1.1

  • Bug fix – Fixed search bug.

Updates – 04.04.2016 – Version 4.1

  • Bug fix – Fixed a number of PHP warnings.

Updates – 03.17.2016 – Version 4.0.9

  • Bug fix – You’re now able to delete sort, search, and display fields.
  • Bug Fix – Added error messages for outdated lists and fields from previous versions of the plugin.

Updates – 02.21.2016 – Version 4.0.8

  • Bug fix – added HTML class for truncating biographies.

Updates – 02.21.2016 – Version 4.0.7

  • Bug fix – added HTML class for truncating biographies.

Updates – 02.03.2016 – Version 4.0.6

  • Bug fix for rendering names in list.
  • Bug fix for deleting display fields.

Updates – 01.23.2016 – Version 4.0

  • fixed error handling for multiple areas of admin
  • added better admin form styles
  • added a views folder
  • updated error class
  • removed mark-up section (too confusing)
  • mark-up now automatically generated
  • added display field configuring
  • removed hide member functionality
  • updated geolocation class
  • added field selection for display on front-end
  • updated mark-up for display on front-end
  • fixed some minor issues with the search form


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