Jan 282014

WP eMember Plugin General Settings Part 2  tutorial will show you how to set up Account Upgrade and Renewal, Bookmark Features, WordPress User Integration and more.

Last Updated: October 17, 2019

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WP eMember Plugin General Settings Part 2

Account Upgrade and Renewal Settings

Step 1 ) In the following image Account Upgrade and Renewal Settings allows you to enable and adjust the following options.

  • Allow Expired Account login:
  • Membership renewal Page:
  • Redirect Expired User:


Bookmark Feature Settings

Step 2 ) In the following image Bookmark Features Settings allows you to enable the following options.

  • Enable Bookmarking Feature
  • Show bookmark feature ONLY to members who are logged-in

Disable Bookmark Feature on:

  • Home Page
  • Category Archives
  • Search Result

Disable Bookmark Feature by Post Type:

  • Posts
  • Pages
  • Media
  • Revisions
  • Navigation Menu Items
  • CataBlog Item
  • CataBlog Gallery
  • Slideshows
  • Cart Orders


WordPress User Integration Settings

(Only use this if you want to integrate the member’s from WP eMember with your WordPress Users)

Step 3 ) In the following image allows you to enable the following options.

  • Automatically Create WordPress User
  • Automatically log into WordPress
  • Automatically log into eMember
  • Preserve WordPress User Role


Site Wide/Domain Level Page Protection Settings

Note: Please read the following instructions carefully, the following options are important take into account. This feature is disabled by default.

Step 4 ) In the following image Disabled or Enable Site Wide/Domain Level Page Protection Settings allows you to enable and exclude URLs in the following options.

Site Wide/Domain Level Page Protection Settings

  • Add URLs (separated by comma)
  • Add URL patterns (example, /category1/sub-category/) separated by comma


WP Affiliated Platform Account Creation Settings

Step 5 ) In the following image you can select from the following options.

  • Automatically Create Affiliate Account
  • Automatically Log into Affiliate Account
  • Limit Account Creation to Particular Levels Only

Additional Integration Options

Please pay attention to the following message. This is important because you might not need to enable this feature.

(Only use this section if you have been instructed to do so from one of the documentation pages)

In the following section you can Enable Remote POST and Secret Word.


Testing and Debugging Settings

Step 6 ) The following image Testing and Debugging Settings allows you to select from the following options.

Debug Settings

  • Enable Debug:
  • Enable Sandbox Testing:

You can check the debug log file by clicking on the link below (The log files can be viewed using any text editor):

  • eMember_debug.log file
  • eMember_debug_cronjob.log file
  • ipn_handle_debug_eMember.log file

If all of the above fails you can Reset Debug Log Files.


Click on the following link Pages Forms Settings to complete the next tutorial.

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