Bringing Businesses to the 21st Century with Only Card

Think about the last time you were handed a business card. Did you log the contact information into your phone the second you had the chance? Or, did it make its way into your wallet, never to be seen again?

If it played out more like the second scenario, don’t worry — we’ve all been there.

According to Adobe, 88% of all business cards get thrown out in less than a week. For those that do make it past those first seven days, the number of sales generated generally only increases by about 2.5% for every 2,000 cards handed out. Ouch, right?

Only Card, the business card for the 21st century, has set out to change that. 

Learn how they’re using a multi-tiered membership website to put an end to paper waste and help entrepreneurs get their name out there. It’s as simple as tap, add, and connect.

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PMPro Update 2.6.2

Version 2.6.2 of Paid Memberships Pro is out with a handful of bug fixes. Please update Paid Memberships Pro from the plugins page of your WordPress dashboard. You can also get the latest version of PMPro here or version 2.6.2 specifically here. The full list of updates is below. ENHANCEMENT: Made username the first column in the members (more…)

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How to Create an Application Password for WordPress

WordPress Application Passwords improve security and make it easier to connect a third-party service (an application) with your website. Sites running WordPress version 5.6 or higher can easily generate application passwords for their user accounts on the Edit Profile screen.

This article covers what an application password is, why you want to use them over your admin password, and how to generate and use Application Passwords in WordPress to authenticate third-party applications and services.

Translating Text Using Loco Translate

Loco Translate is a free and open source WordPress plugin for translating any text from within your WordPress admin.

This guide shows you how to use Loco Translate to easily translate or change the wording of text.

We’re going to focus on text generated by Paid Memberships Pro’s core plugin and our (translation-ready) Add Ons. But you can use the instructions below to help you translate or change any wording on your WordPress site.

Use Legacy API Keys with the Stripe Payment Gateway

Stripe Connect is now the default and preferred method to connect your Stripe account with your Paid Memberships Pro site.

Some sites, however, may be required to use the API Key method to set up the Stripe Gateway. This guide demonstrates how to use the pmpro_stripe_show_legacy_keys_settings filter to add back the settings fields for Publishable Key and Secret Key.

11 Things You Can Do To Automate Your Membership Site With Zapier

Running a membership website is incredibly rewarding, but it can also be very demanding. There’s a lot of behind-the-scenes admin work that goes into making sure your site runs smoothly. 

This admin work often includes various tasks such as adding new members to your email list as part of your email marketing strategy or to your CRM to keep them updated about their membership. 

Other times, it’s about making sure your payment gateway is syncing with the appropriate accounting software and ensuring members get access to materials, communities, and customer support channels. 

Although keeping track of these things can be draining, it doesn’t have to be that way.

By learning how to automate your business processes with Zapier, you can avoid being overwhelmed with tasks. That way, you can focus on nurturing and growing your membership business. 

If you’ve never heard of Zapier, don’t worry. We’ll explain everything you need to know about Zapier, how it integrates with Paid Memberships Pro, and how to automate all of those tedious tasks to make running your membership site a joy instead of a headache. 

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Troubleshooting the “Express Checkout PayerID is missing.” PayPal Error

Are you trying to checkout using PayPal Express on a site running Paid Memberships Pro or some other shopping cart software and running into the error “Express Checkout PayerID is missing“? This post will explain why that error might be happening and cover some steps to try to fix it. What’s happening? PayPal Express is (more…)

Add On Updates for August 2021

Read on to see what our development team and many external developers have contributed to our open source platform in the last few months. This post contains release notes for Paid Memberships Pro Add Ons recently updated.

Address for Free Levels | bbPress Integration | Cancel on Next Payment Date | Membership Maps | Roles for Membership | Webhooks Automation (Zapier) Integration

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