Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Allowing only invited guests to register with Pie-Register, part of WordPress DIY: Weddings and Special Events.
- When I visit the site as a new user,…I now only have access to the content…I'm supposed to have access to.…The wedding info and RSVP page are hidden…and only available for registered wedding guests,…which begs an obvious question.…How do we get the invited wedding guests…to register on the site?…And just as importantly, how do we prevent…others from doing the same?…Here, it's important to understand…how Wordpress handles new user registrations.…So, I'm gonna jump from my incognito window,…where I'm not logged in to my regular browser window,…where I am logged in and show you…the registration settings for Wordpress.…
If you go to the Admin panel of your site…and go down to settings and then General…and scroll down just a little bit,…you'll see down here, we have an option that says membership…and it's checked off as Anyone can register.…This is a default setting for Wordpress…and it means anyone who comes to the site…will be able to register and get a user account.…Directly underneath membership,…you have another option that says…
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- Making a content inventory
- Finding, installing, and activating the right theme for your site
- Setting up menus and other configuration options
- Using plugins to add features like a gallery or guestbook
- Launching your WordPress site
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Pie-Register isn't available through the WordPress plugins directory. How can I use Pie-Register?
A: Visit http://pieregister.com/ and follow the download and installation instructions.
1. Preparing to Build a Wedding Site
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
4. Going Live
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