Creating a Membership Site

Membership sites are built on the same platform as the Simplero sites, and thus offer a brand-consistent, modern and – dare I say – gorgeous look for your member sites, with the advanced page editor built right in as you're used to from your main site.

Just like you're used to with Spaces, Membership sites also feature not only a blog but also a forum and member directory. The big difference is, that Membership sites are built around the concept of a far more structured approach to the member site than Spaces, which makes a lot of exciting new things possible. The big part of this is that member sites now feature Courses with a structured curriculum and support for quizzes as part of the lesson plan.

Creating a Membership Site

  1. Select Content from your Simplero Dashboard
  2. In the Membership sites tab, click the + Create new membership site button in the upper right corner

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  3. Complete the fields for your site and click the Create site button to save

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  4. Once your site is created you will want to go back to the Configure tab and select the link to "Launch" the site. 

Connecting a Membership Site to a Product or a List

  1. Select Products from your Simplero Dashboard
  2. In the Products tab, select the product you want to add to a membership site
  3. Select the Content tab
  4. In the Membership site section, you have two options on how to connect a membership site to a product

Option 1:

For existing membership site:

  • Click the Add existing site button if you've already created the Membership site

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  • Choose the site you want to connect to the product and click the Save changes button

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  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the Save changes button

Option 2:

If you haven't yet created the membership site:

  • Select the Create a new site button, Name your new site in the pop-up screen and click OK

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  • Scroll down to the bottom and click the Save changes button and your new site will be connected to the product automatically
  • Double check to make sure the configuration for your new site is as you want it to be 
    • Select Content from your Simplero Dashboard
    • In the Membership sites tab, locate and select the name of the new site you've just created
    • Click the Configure tab, verify the content and click the Save changes button
       

Click here for access to our demo membership site.

Access Control of your Membership Site

You can set your membership site to be viewable in 3 ways.

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  1. Closed, only access to people who have been granted access
    • This option requires that the membership site is connected to a product or list in the content tab.
  2. Open to everyone, but requires people to log in with their Simplero ID
    • With this option, the user would need to be on your list or purchase that product from you to gain access and still require them to register with Simplero but not your list. 
  3. Open to everyone without login
    • This options only require them to have the URL so you can share it publicly. 

Sign-up Forms

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Using this section you are able to add a signup form as a page within your membership site. Simple select the add signup form button and you can choose any of the sign-up forms you have created within your Simplero. 

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