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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 334

We are wondering if you might have a suggestion.

The forum is an ideal place to visit when looking for answers. But sometimes the questions require additional ideas or theories.

This may be one of those cases.

An Insider is trying to discover why a page they believe should be for members only is not actually protected.

What could be preventing this intended and expected functionality?

Perhaps you have a solution.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 333

Questions about protecting certain areas and sections are pretty common when it comes to membership sites.

Non-members and people who are not logged in shouldn’t be able to view the protected premium content. WishList Member includes a number of ways to apply this type of protection to a site.

But what about the admin section of WordPress?

Have you ever wanted to pick and choose which back end areas are available to an individual so they can assist with some admin tasks?

That topic is up for discussion in this edition of Forum Focus.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 332

An Insider began this forum thread by explaining an issue they were experiencing when switching to a new theme.

They detailed the problem at hand and asked if anyone else had similar issues or any ideas.

A few hours later that same Insider returned to the conversation and proceeded to describe the solution they discovered shortly after posting the original message.

This is an excellent example of a community member sharing some gained knowledge in hopes of helping others.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 331

Sometimes members decide to come back.

Members are going to leave. It is an inevitable part of running a membership site. There are different reasons why members may cancel an account but the bottom line and fact of the matter is some members will simply leave.

But there are also members who realize they want to re-join the community and come back for more.

Allowing those members to easily return is important.

That is the focus of this particular forum thread.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 330

Do you allow for a bit of preview content to be seen by non members or by those who are not logged in?

This method of content protection shows a portion of teaser text which allows anyone to see a small part of what a logged in members can fully access.

A sample of the full piece of content can be enough to spark interest. It can entice someone into wanting to see more and joining the community to get to it.

This is where More Tag protection comes in.

An Insider Forum thread addresses how this can work and how it can be set up.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 329

Recurring billing is an ideal situation for accepting payments from members.

The expected amount is charged on the expected date and everyone gets what they want. The site owner receives payment and the member receives continued access to the site.

This scenario should continue with no issues for as long as the member wants to keep that subscription active.

But there are a few different reasons why recurring payments may fail.

An interesting fact is those reasons are not always tied to a maxed out or expired card.

This featured forum thread looks into trying to prevent declined credit cards before they happen.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 328

We may get a little technical during this installment of our weekly look within the Insider Forum.

But even “non-techie” Insiders can find this conversation to be helpful.

WishList Member offers an API our team has developed which opens up the playing field when it comes to customization. This API can be a corner stone for creating a solution that best fits your needs when the standard “out of the box” options aren’t quite enough.

So what exactly is someone asking about regarding this building tool?

Please keep reading to get all the details.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 327

One seemingly small adjustment can make a sizable difference.

This is true with most things but it can be especially true when it comes to building a membership site.

You may have intended to protect a selection of content only to find it available to anyone and everyone after finishing what you believed to be the correct set up process.

That is the case in this featured forum thread as an Insider searches for and finds the solution to a protection issue.

Find out what caused the issue and what lead to the solution in this “Quick Hit” post.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 326

Providing access to protected content is the primary intention of many membership sites.

A member joins a membership level and can access the content within that membership level once they login. A member dashboard is often created to provide easy access to common areas and popular content.

This is a pretty standard situation and can be set up relatively quickly in most cases.

But what about sites that have more than one membership level or course?

Will one dashboard fit the needs of a site with multiple membership levels?

This forum discussion addresses these questions and more. We invite you to join the conversation.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 325

A very common method for accepting payments online is through a credit card.

This is especially true when it comes to recurring payments.

Naturally, this makes online payment through credit cards a good fit for a membership site.

But what if someone wants to accept payment in a different manner? Perhaps through a wire transfer?

Is this possible?

Find out more in this latest Forum Focus.

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