Member categories


Yuri Salimovskiy - IntoEEtive

3rd Party (Commercial)

EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 2
  • ExpressionEngine 3
  • ExpressionEngine 4
  • ExpressionEngine 5
  • ExpressionEngine 6


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  • Updater
  • Multi Site Manager
  • Stand Alone Entry Form
  • Low Variables
  • Content Elements
  • Better Workflow
  • Matrix
  • Grid
  • Webservice
  • Publisher


  • jQuery for the Control Panel

Add-On Type(s)

Extension, Module


Members meet channel categories! Assign categories to your members in order to build permissions system on frontend, or to simply categorize your members, or let users save their favorite categories, relate “groups” of members to “groups” of entries - more and more flexibility within your EE site!

The obvious limitation of ExpressionEngine membership system is that a member can be part of only one membership group. The obvious advantage of categories is that they can intersect. Now, categories meet members with Member categories module!

It can be used to build permissions system on front-end, or to simply categorize your members, or let users save their favorite categories, relate “groups” of members to “groups” of entries - more and more flexibility within your EE site!

The module can also be used to restrict entry editing in Control Panel (would require Entry Access module)

The categories used are the same Channel categories that are used for the entries.

You can assign as many categories to every member as you need using module’s control panel.
Is is also possible for members to select their categories themselves on front-end.

Member categories Links

Hooks Used

If the add-on is an extension, and ties into ExpressionEngine's core files, it will use ExpressionEngine hooks. We are listing any hooks the add-on uses for developers to have an easier time locating other add-ons that they can reference for their own work.

  1. cp_members_member_delete_end

This entry was created June 8, 2011, 12:48 pm.
This entry was last updated April 27, 2023, 7:22 am.

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3 Reviews:

Jason Turcotte 06.27.13

Jason Turcotte
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Completely transformed a project I was working on from “Ugh… how are we going to make that happen?!” to the client saying “GREAT JOB!”

Sylvain Ceccaldi 05.20.13

Sylvain Ceccaldi
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Great add-on works as advertised, great support too !

podzol 09.27.12

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Member Categories was easy to use and I was able to limit content by member category as needed without fuss. Though the tags seem somewhat cumbersome, the logic was straight forward and more than worth the very reasonable price of the add-on! Thanks Yuri!