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Posted: Wednesday Sep 12th, 2012 at 5:03 pm #25075
Username: vegaskev

I have a project where I’m building a content based membership area in the main portion of the site and I want to pass their membership levels over to other areas of my network such as This way I know what level of membership they have, so I can determine what level of support to offer them. How would I go about doing this? Is there any documentation on this that I can study up on before I start writing the additional code and making membership badges to add to user tables n stuff?

Thanks in advance.

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Posted: Thursday Sep 13th, 2012 at 1:38 am #25119
Raam Dev
Username: Raam
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Hi Kevin,

While s2Member is compatible with WordPress Multisite Networking, the sites within a WordPress network are separate and not interconnected. That means you cannot share users, logins, or other data across the sites (including access control).

Please see the following from

The sites in a multisite network are separate, very like the separate blogs at They are not interconnected like things in other kinds of networks (even though plugins can create various kinds of interconnections between the sites). If you plan on creating sites that are strongly interconnected, that share data, or share users, then a multisite network might not be the best solution.

The s2Member Multisite feature allows you to offer the s2Member plugin to sub-sites, giving your sub-sites the ability to setup and use s2Member on their own. When you upgrade s2Member on the primary site, the s2Member plugin is automatically updated for all your sub-sites. However, things like access restrictions on one WP installation are not shared across WP installations (again, the WordPress Multisite feature itself isn’t designed to work like that).

There are plugins that allow you to get around these WordPress Multisite limitations, however they may or may not work with s2Member.

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