5 BFCM Tips for Membership Site Owners

Membership site owners can take advantage of November’s sales events to launch their marketing campaigns and attract new members. In this article, we have highlighted the 5 BFCM tips for membership site owners to consider before embracing the biggest sales season of the year.

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How to Set Up a Demo Membership Site

If you’re looking to start a new membership site on WordPress, you are probably comparing several platforms for your project. One of the best ways to get a true feel for any software out there is to take it for a test drive. For this reason, we’ve put together a complete demo site—the “Must Love Dogs” membership program—that you can download and use.

Your demo site includes sample settings, member data, a history of orders for reporting, and several feature-enhancing Add Ons. You’ll get a true experience for what it will be like to manage a Membership site on WordPress.

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Add Apple Pay and Google Pay as Payment Options at Membership Checkout

Paid Memberships Pro now enables members to pay using Apple Pay, Google Pay, or Microsoft Pay as an alternative to manually entering their credit card information. Also know as “Payment Request Buttons” or “Browser Payment”, this feature is available for membership sites using the Stripe payment gateway and v2.5+ of PMPro.

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This guide will explain how to enable these payment options for your membership site and commonly asked questions about the feature.

Troubleshooting Guide: Members Not Being Added to MailChimp

The Paid Memberships Pro Mailchimp Integration Add On allows your members to be subscribed to a Mailchimp list of your choice when they sign up for a membership. This guide will help you troubleshoot members that aren’t successfully subscribed to your chosen Mailchimp list.


Add Gamification to your Membership Site

Game-based features or “gamification” is a great way to stimulate member engagement and improve retention statistics. This article takes you through the ways you can incentivize participation in a membership site through gamification.

In this article we will be covering the following topics: Awarding Points and Setting up a Reward Program | Creating Competition for Status | Gamification Integrations for Paid Memberships Pro

Add gamification to your membership site

Restrict Videos With Vimeo

Did you know that you can use Vimeo to restrict your video content and build a member-only video library? In this guide, we will cover a couple of key points to get you started on your journey to restrict videos with Vimeo.

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How to Restrict Videos with YouTube and WordPress

Our members often ask us for more information on the best ways to restrict or hide video content on their membership site. Since there are a variety of ways you can do this with Paid Memberships Pro we decided to write a few guides outlining a few of the more popular methods to lock down videos for members only. In this guide, we will discuss how to restrict videos with YouTube for your membership site.

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How to Add Code to WordPress Membership site: Code Snippets plugin

As a site owner, you might have come across specific customizations you need for your Paid Memberships Pro powered website. These customizations are usually found in a code recipe format from PMPro blog posts or provided by our Support Team. In this post, we will be showing you how to add code to a WordPress Membership site by using the Code Snippets Plugin.

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Our Recommendations for Web Hosting to Support PMPro

We often get asked our recommendations for web hosts that support Paid Memberships Pro. More often than that we see issues that crop up with running Paid Memberships Pro on certain hosts and setups. We may expand this article in the future to make more specific recommendations, but in the meantime, here are the rules to follow.

Our Recommendations for Web Hosting to Support PMPro
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