When it comes to a membership site, apart from having admin and subscriber users, you might also need to add users with editor and author roles. Editors, for example can help you with managing content on the site and they don’t need to be on the CRM. In this short guide, you’ll learn how you can add editor, author, contributor users to your WordPress site running on Memberium.

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With mobile web browsing becoming the main way people interact with your site, it’s important to have a way for your users to quickly log in. Memberium works with third-party plugins to provide a way for your users to log in using their Facebook accounts. In this guide, we’ll cover all the steps needed to get this implemented today!

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This guide was made to show you how to protect your downloadable content using Memberium and Amazon S3. The benefit of this setup includes expiring links so members can’t share download links with non-members and a possible performance increase by offloading file storage to S3 rather than your WordPress site.

What You’ll Need

  • Amazon S3 Account
  • Memberium Plugin

Getting Your S3 Access Keys

The video below will show you how to generate and access your Amazon S3 Access and Secret keys.

Setting File Permissions

Below you’ll see a demonstration of how to make sure your S3 files aren’t public. The key is to remove all permissions for the “Everyone” group. You’ll also want note down the path to the file. In my example, the bucket is ‘lesson523’ and the file name is ‘lesson1.pdf’

Configuring Memberium

In WordPress, navigate to Memberium>>Remote Files and fill in the details we just acquired. The Profile name will be used in Memberium shortcodes to reference back to this S3 account. The Default Host is usually “s3.amazonaws.com” and the Expiration can be set to 3. The other details will be specific to your S3 account.

Setting up Shortcodes:

We have various shortcodes that hook into the S3 integration, but for this guide, we’re focusing on downloads so we’ll use the [memb_s3_link] shortcode.

Example linking to the file shown in the second step:

<a [memb_s3_link htmlattr=href profile=”test” object=”lesson1.pdf”] > Download Lesson 1 </a>

You can add other HTML attributes to the text or even use an image that links to the file. Once the user clicks on that link, the expiration countdown will start. If you chose 3, as was recommended above, then after 3 seconds the link will stop working so if it was shared it would have expired before the recipient would be able to access it.

That’s it!

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Finding your Infusionsoft API key can be tricky, but just follow this simple guide and we’ll show you exactly where to find it.

1. Open the Infusionsoft Admin Settings Page

2. Click on Application

3. Scroll down to find your API Key

If the Encrypted Key field is blank, simply create a passphrase in the field above labeled “API Passphrase” and click save at the bottom. Then scroll back down and you’ll have your new API Key.

This setting will allow us to automatically update your Memberium plugin when we release a major build. Major builds that we push out as updates that either auto-update or show up in your WordPress plugin list which you can manually update.

Woo Sensei (Sensei) is Woo Themes entree into the Learning Management System (LMS) space for WordPress. Now owned by Automattic, Sensei is the more expensive option alongside LearnDash and WP Courseware. You can learn more about Woo Sensei at their site. Memberium’s integration for Woo Sensei includes, Automated Course Enrollment, Lesson access controlled by tags, and course and lesson completion support for Campaign Builder, tags and legacy Actionsets.

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