Add Membership Pages

Membership pages allow you to build high-converting and engaging sites by gathering valuable leads and user information. Add Membership capabilities to restrict access to site pages based on whether or not the site visitor is logged in or not.

Note

This feature is still in development and will gradually be released to all customers. If you are interested in learning more or getting access, reach out to the support team.

To add membership pages to your site and to convert pages to membership pages:

  1. In the side panel of the editor, click App Store.
  2. Search for the Membership app, click Add App, and click Choose to select the membership plan.
  3. To convert pages to membership pages, in the side panel of the editor, click Pages.
  4. To create a new membership page, click + New Page.
  5. To convert an existing page to a membership page, click the settings () icon next to the page, and then click Set Access.
  6. Click Members Only.
    The page becomes locked for members only. The first time you add a membership page a new login page is added to the site’s pages list, but is not visible in the pages list.
  7. Note

    If you are using sub-pages and want to have membership on them as well, you must individually restrict each subpage.

  8. To configure who can sign up as a member, click one of the following options:
    • Everyone. Allows access to the membership page for anyone who requests access.
    • Only people approved manually. Requires manual approval for each user that requests access. Click Member Requests Recipients to set the site admin needed to approve membership requests.
  9. To edit the page users see when they create an account, click Edit Signup Form.
  10. To edit the page users see when they have requested access if you require users to be manually approved, click Edit Pending Page.
Note

Dynamic pages, store pages, and blog posts are not currently supported.

Configure Signup Page

You only have one signup page regardless of the number of restricted pages.

To configure the signup page:

  1. In the side panel of the editor, click Pages.
  2. Click the settings () icon next to the page that has Members Only permissions, and click Set Access.
  3. Click Customize signup page.
  4. Click the Sign Up widget to open the content design editor. You have the following options:
    • Title. Configure the title of the widget.
    • Signup. Enable Google signup.
    • Terms of Service. Customize the terms of use text. We recommend adding links to your Privacy Page and Terms of Use page. For more information, see Privacy Settings.

Manage Site Members

To manage your site members:

  1. In the side panel of the editor, click Pages. Alternatively, on the site dashboard next to the site, click Overview. For more information, see Site Overview.
  2. Click the settings () icon next to the page that has Members Only permissions, and click Manage Site Members.
  3. To remove a member from the list, click the settings () icon next to the member, and click Remove Member.
  4. To download a list of members, click Export to CSV.
Note

To manage members, you must have the Manage Free Apps permission. For more information, see Manage User Permissions.

Approval-Based Membership

With approval-based membership, new members must request access to membership pages, and requests must be approved before they have access to the membership pages. After trying to sign in, new members are redirected to a confirmation page stating that access has been requested.

To add approval-based membership and require that new members be approved before they are given access to membership pages:

  1. In the side panel of the editor, click Pages.
  2. Click the settings () icon next to the page that has Members Only permissions, and click Set Access.
  3. To configure who can sign up as a member, select Only people approved manually. This requires manual approval for each user that requests access. Click Member Requests Recipients to set the site admin needed to approve membership requests..

New members must be approved to receive access to membership pages. Membership requests are sent to the configured admin by email.

Approve Membership Requests

To approve new members that have requested access:

  1. In the side panel of the editor, click Pages. Alternatively, on the site dashboard next to the site, click Overview. For more information, see Site Overview.
  2. Click the settings () icon next to the page that has Members Only permissions, and click Manage Site Members.
  3. To remove a member from the list, click the settings icon next to the member, and click Remove Member.
  4. If you are using approval-based membership, to approve a new member, click the settings icon next to the member, and click Approve Member.

Remove Site Membership

To remove membership from a site, you must change the page access on all Membership Pages and republish the site. The login page will remain on the site. Once membership is installed on a site it cannot be uninstalled.

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