Version 2.5.5 of Paid Memberships Pro is out with a handful of enhancements and bug fixes, including two security related updates. First, we have improved sanitization of parameters for some of our endpoints in the REST API. We are also now requiring reCAPTCHA even for logged in users when that feature is enabled for your checkout.
A healthy membership site means that your gateway and your membership site orders are in perfect sync. Every payment received through the gateway is communicated to the membership site, and all members have accounts in good standing. This guide will explain how a properly configured PMPro site will retry payments, then automatically cancel membership after failed payment.
Are you looking for a way to personalize the member experience? Or, does your membership site include a public directory or other community features? If so, you may be looking for a way to allow members to manage their WordPress user avatar as part of their membership account.
In this guide, I share my top 3 recommendations for user profile picture management in WordPress. You’ll learn about the popular WordPress plugin Basic User Avatars, try a recipe for native avatar management in PMPro, and see how to instruct members to update their Gravatar.
There are many options when it comes to choosing an avatar management plugins for your WordPress site. These plugins allow users to adjust their profile picture without needing to edit the Gravatar for their account email.
If you’d prefer a native solution for your PMPro site, this guide will show you how to add avatar management without the need for a third party plugin. The recipe uses the field field type in Register Helper to add an avatar upload form at membership checkout or on the frontend member profile edit page.
Our Sponsored/Group Members Add On optionally allows the parent account to create child accounts at checkout. This recipe extends default fields for child accounts to also collect their Shipping Address. You can adapt and use this recipe to collect any custom profile information on child accounts, such as a job title or years of experience.
There are many ways to grow a membership site—one popular option many sites leverage is an affiliate program. Affiliate programs reward referrers for any new member signups. Some programs even give a commission on recurring subscription payments received from long-term members.
How do you set up an affiliate program with Paid Memberships Pro? This article highlights the platforms that support affiliate programs for membership sites, including popular WordPress plugins like AffiliateWP or SliceWP.
Search engine optimization is an essential component to grow the recurring revenue for membership websites. Watch the video below to learn more about SEO for Membership Websites hosted by Lindsay Halsey of Pathfinder SEO.
In this webinar, Halsey walks us through the basics of SEO for membership websites along with specific strategies you can deploy at any stage of your business.
PMPro v2.5.4 is out with a handful of enhancements and bug fixes. Some of these bugs have the potential to hinder sales, so be sure to upgrade. This update fixes an issue introduced to our reCAPTCHA v2 code in v2.5.3. We have backported a fix for this bug, but anyone who upgraded to v2.5.3 already but doesn’t want to upgrade to v2.5.4 yet, can manually patch this issue by making the change here.
As of January 1, 2021, the United Kingdom no longer falls under the European Union. As a result, UK VAT numbers return an invalid result when passed through the European Commission’s validation service. This article explains a workaround needed for membership sites to collect UK VAT numbers. VAT Add On v0.7 Release Notes At this (more…)
Online member and subscription based businesses are growing. With growth comes a major opportunity for freelancers. Both developers and non-developers can expand their customer base and provide more services for their existing customers with memberships.
This guide explores how you can grow your freelance or small agency business with a specialty in building, maintaining, and marketing membership and subscription e-commerce websites.