This early pre-release of s2Member & s2Member Pro, v170126-RC fixes several bugs, adds support for JW Player v7, improves CloudFlare compatibility, and includes a revamped Pro Plugin Updater. If you would like to help us test, please review the instructions (and the changelog) below.

Download Release Candidate

  • s2Member Framework v170126-RC — (i.e., the free version and framework required by s2Member Pro).
  • s2Member Pro Add-On v170126-RC — (must be logged into your account as a customer).

Installation Instructions (i.e., to test this early release)

On a test site, please follow the manual upgrade instructions provided by these articles:

Reporting Problems w/ this Release Candidate

Please report bugs and feedback on GitHub.

Unified Changelog for s2Member & s2Member Pro v170126-RC

  • (s2Member/s2Member Pro) JW Player v7: This release adds support for JW Player v7 in the [s2Stream /] shortcode. See Issue #774.

  • (s2Member Pro) Bug Fix: Allow Pro-Forms to use success="%%sp_access_url%%" without issue. See Issue #1024.

  • (s2Member) Bug Fix: This release corrects a minor server-side validation bug that was related to the use of non-personal email address. See Thread #1195.

  • (s2Member) Bug Fix: Updated several outdated links within the software; e.g., removing older www. references, correcting forum links, and more. Also corrected missing changelog. See Issue #1027.

  • (s2Member/s2Member Pro) AWS Region: Adding AWS region ap-northeast-2. See Issue #1033.

  • (s2Member Pro) Pro Upgrader: The pro upgrader has been refactored and now asks for your s2Member Pro License Key instead of your password. The next time you upgrade to the most recent version of s2Member Pro, you will be asked for your License Key. You can obtain your License Key by logging into your account at Once logged in, visit your 'My Account' page, where you will find your License Key right at the top. See Issue #668.

  • (s2Member/s2Member Pro) CloudFlare Compat.: Enhancing compatibility with Rocket Loader via data-cfasync="false" on dynamic s2Member scripts. See: Issue #1038.

Please note that when this version leaves beta and an official release is made, the WordPress Plugin Updater will automatically detect the new version on and ask you to upgrade. If you're using s2Member Pro, you will also be asked to complete an upgrade of the s2Member Pro Add-On right after you upgrade the s2Member Framework. For more information, please review Automatic Updates Through WordPress (Recommended).