Courses can be a meaningful addition to your membership site. Your audience may readily welcome (hint: pay for) content that helps them improve their skills and deepen their knowledge. This guide covers some of the most popular eLearning software options that can be used with your membership business.
This post covers a few methods to add a “Log In” and “Log Out” link to all the places where a user would expect to see them on your website. Use one of the options below to add a conditional “Log In” link to a Menu in the WordPress Appearance > Menus admin page.
Improve the user experience by redirecting members back to the protected content they just viewed. The steps below will show you how to set the referring URL in the messages displayed on protected posts or pages.
When a user clicks “Log In” on a piece of members-only content, they will be redirected back to that URL after successful login.
Content-driven membership sites are faced with a unique set of issues when tackling SEO for members-only content. This article will dive into best practices for membership site technical SEO—the things you can control with the structure and content in your website.
We’ll talk about how locking content restricts the ability for a search engine to crawl and index the full content. So, how can you structure your private content to get the most search traffic possible?
Version 2.3 of Paid Memberships Pro introduces several new features that will not be configured after updating. This guide aims to highlight the settings you’ll need to update in order to take full advantage of new features and enhancements.
For many years we have recommended using the Theme My Login plugin to deliver a frontend login, password recovery, and profile editing experience. Version 2.3+ of Paid Memberships Pro now includes these features natively and the following guide will help you remove Theme My Login from your membership site and make use of the core PMPro functionality.
Pausing is a method to temporarily skip subscription payments for a member. Instead of cancelling a member’s account, you may think how great it would be to set temporary or open ended ‘hold’ on all recurring payments.
This article is designed to help anyone running a subscription business get a clear understanding of the work involved in allowing one or more members to pause subscription payments to you.
Running a membership-based business online requires constant innovation and the ability to quickly respond to member needs. If you are operating a mature, public membership, it can be difficult to properly test, develop, and release new features. Enter the staging site.
This article aims to explore the best practices and mandatory rules you must follow when setting up a staging site for your membership business.
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.
PMPro creates a unique “Order” record for each membership checkout and recurring payment received. Order data is stored in the
pmpro_membership_orders table and can be viewed on the Memberships > Orders page in the WordPress admin.
There are 7 primary order statuses available in Paid Memberships Pro, including cancelled, error, pending, refunded, review, success, and token. This article will explain what each order status means, specific to your gateway setup.