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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 364

Are two better than one?

That usually depends on what exactly we are talking about.

A pair of tasty ice cream cones are better than a single desert. But two bee stings are definitely not preferred to a solitary sting after an unfortunate encounter with a hive.

So how does this type of thinking apply to payment processors in a membership site.

Should you use the same online payment option twice?

Is that even possible?

These are good questions and we address them in this edition of Forum Focus.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 363

Where should you start when it comes to content creation?

There may not be just one answer to that important question.

This could be because there are a number of different starting points that can all lead to the creation of quality content. But the question remains.

This featured forum thread delves into the topic of providing content your members will want.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 362

Failed payments.

They are an unfortunate reality for many membership sites.

Recurring payments make a lot of things easier.

But these payments may fail for a variety of reasons. An expired credit card. The card on file becomes maxed out. Any number of financial issues with the applied payment card.

So what happens when the issue (whatever it may be) is resolved?

How do you ensure the member can access their content?

This featured forum thread digs into this topic.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 361

Does your entire site need SSL?

Applying SSL to any pages that process payment is very common. This helps keeps all the sensitive information being passed secure.

But what about your other pages?

Are there other areas within your membership site that would benefit from SSL?

Google has been sending out some messages recently that may play a role in this decision for you.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 359

Have you ever used the “Remove From” feature found in the Levels section of WishList Member?

How about the “Add To” feature?

These are two useful and sometimes overlooked options available in the WishList Member plugin.

They both provide very specific functionality that you may not ever realize you are missing. One or the other could save you time and effort or allow you to deliver content in a way you didn’t think about before.

We get into the “whys” and the “hows” in this edition of Forum Forum.

Please keep reading for all the details.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 358

Switching from one membership site solution to another usually requires some adjustments.

Different programs handle specific aspects of the membership experience in different ways. So a little preparation before the transition can certainly pay off in the short and long term.

This is especially true when it comes to considering how existing recurring payments will be handled.

Will members notice an interruption in service?

How will cancellations work?

These are just a couple of questions addressed in this featured forum thread.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 357

How can we make it easier for members working their way through an online course?

This is a question we have seen over the years from different membership site owners.

Not all members are going to be able to motivate themselves to finish. So what can be done to help point them in the right direction?

Encouraging members along the way and marking their progress are two effective methods to increase the rate of completion for a course.

This particular forum discussion talks about some potential ways to assist your members.

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