Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding login and registration forms, part of WordPress and Genesis DIY: Community Website.
- When we added the Simple Membership plugin,…it automatically added some basic pages…for Registration, Member Login,…Password Reset, and Member Profile.…Let's get those added to the front end of the site…and create a way for members…to either login or register for the first time.…To start, let's go to our Menus.…I'd like to create a new menu with our Membership items.…I'll also assign it to our Primary Navigation Menu,…which appears above the header in the Education Pro Theme.…
I'd also like to provide a way for new members to register.…To do that, I'll go back to my Main Menu,…and add Registration under my Membership section.…Next, I'd like to provide one more opportunity…for registration or login,…and that's going to be in my Sidebar.…Let's go to our Widget area,…open up our Primary Sidebar, and click Add Widget.…Instead of using any Widgets for the Simple Member plugin,…we're actually going to use our (bbPress) Login Widget.…(bbPress) and Simple Membership work well together,…so you can see that I need a Title,…
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
- Understanding your site goals
- Making a content inventory
- Choosing a theme and plugins
- Configuring the menus and layout
- Extending functionality with plugins
- Adding forums, events, and forms to your website
- Securing your site and managing spam
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Site
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
4. Going Live
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