Member Submitted Events

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Looking for ways to build traffic and increase engagement for your association’s website? Look no further! The Member Updater WordPress plugin now lets you give members access to submit their own events to your online community calendar. When a member submits an event, the site admin will receive an email notification. The admin can follow … Read more

Create a newsletter archive on a WordPress website

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Members-Only newsletter archive on a WordPress website Creating a newsletter archive can be as simple as creating a new page on your WordPress website and then linking to PDF copies of your newsletter. In this tutorial, we’ll take you step-by-step thru the process. NOTE: If your newsletters are strictly for subscribers, you can restrict access … Read more

Member Account Page

Member dashboard account page, WordPress plugins for association websites

The free Member Manager plugin by Chamber Dashboard includes a member account page and the option to restrict content by membership level. When your members login, they will see their Member Account page which serves as a member dashboard; from here they can access various features* on your site, including:  Update their Business listing View … Read more

How to setup member to member deals page in WordPress

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Exclusive Member-to-Member Deals Offering exclusive content is an excellent way to add value for your members. Joining a professional organization may include a free subscription to their newsletter, free copies or discounts on industry related journals, video tutorials, books, white papers, etc., making membership in your organization even more attractive to both current and potential … Read more

How to change WordPress page links

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Update permalink for a WordPress page or post Every page, post or custom post type on your website has it’s own unique URL. This URL is referred to as the permalink for the page. Think of it as the exact address of the page. If you share the link with someone, they can go directly … Read more

Fixed: Wrong image posted to Facebook

Maintenance Mode Plugin for WordPress, Coming Soon Page

Ever have an issue getting the right image to show up when you share your blog posts to Facebook or other social media sites? It’s happened to me…I am using a lovely image in my blog post, but when I share the post, the wrong image is posted to Facebook and all that shows is … Read more

Add Members-Only Job Board to WordPress

Add members-only job board page to WordPress site menu

We frequently get asked by our users how they can add a members-only job board to their membership site. They know that offering the option to post open positions can be a valuable benefit of membership. Members can then search for jobs based on keyword or location and apply right from your site! There are … Read more

Add WordPress review plugin to Business Directory

Displaying star ratings and user generated comments gives your members an opportunity to shine. Testimonials are authentic feedback that will resonate with your visitors and also gives your site an SEO boost! There are many sites, including Google Places, Google Local Search, Yahoo & Bing, that are crawling the web for user-generated reviews. Which means … Read more

Reduce Spam: Disable WordPress Comments

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If you are not using comments on your site, disabling comments can be a good way to reduce spam and speed up your WordPress website. There are a variety of ways to turn off WordPress comments, keep reading to get started with the simplest options. By default, WordPress gives you the ability to either disable comments on … Read more