We take a look into the WishList Insider Forum and share an interesting and informative selection. The Forum Focus post can be accessed on the Home page.
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This is likely one of the last things you want to happen with your membership site.
A technical issue preventing a potential member from joining.
If someone makes the decision to sign up, you don’t want anything to stand in their way. The number of successful registrations can drop significantly if there are any problems with the sign up process.
This featured forum thread brings up a situation with a registration link redirecting to the site home page instead of the intended sign up form.
Why would that be happening and how can it be prevented?
That is a very good question.
Can an ID number be assigned to each member?
These numbers could be useful for a variety of reasons and that is especially true for a specific Insider in this edition of Forum Focus.
He is looking for a way to implement a digital member card system and a unique identifier for each member is needed.
So the question remains… are member ID numbers a possibility?
We called in the development team for the “assist” on this one and they delivered.
Security is a high ranking topic on the priority list for most membership sites.
Protecting specific content and only providing access to select members is typically the main goal of these online communities.
But in this case, the security being discussed in this forum thread refers to the actual web site itself and is not limited to the pages and posts.
An Insider was met with a security alert on their site and is asking for some advice on possible next steps.
Do you run any security plugins on your site? Have you dealt with a similar issue yourself?
Please keep reading to join the conversation.