5 Key Factors to Drive WordPress Membership Software Purchase Decisions
Choosing the right WordPress membership software can be a tricky, murky, and complicated decision. This has led many people to waste time and money testing out multiple solutions only to end up looking for another one. Fortunately, there is a simple strategy that can be used to ensure website owners always choose a WordPress membership software plugin that will be a great match for their needs.
Relying on Decision Drivers
The big mistake most people make is they start looking at and comparing available solutions without identifying the key factors which are most important. It doesn’t matter if plugin A has one or two really cool features if the overall framework of the plugin doesn’t fit the needs of the website. Instead of trying to identify the one perfect WordPress membership software plugin the better strategy is identify the key features/factors that it must possess in order to qualify as a potential solution.
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How To Unblock Limit Login Attempts in WordPress
Limit Login Attempts is a WordPress plug-in that is used on a majority of websites to prevent brute force attacks from IP addresses. Many WordPress hosting companies actually recommend this plugin, or similar plugins, be used for security purposes. In order to understand how to unblock this particular plug-in is important to understand what it is and how it operates.
An Overview of the Limit Login Attempts Plugin
By default the WordPress platform allows for unlimited login attempts through both the login page as well as by utilizing special cookies. This allows passwords to be brute force cracked fairly easily. The Limit Login Attempts plug-in blocks and Internet address from making additional attempts once the specified limit is reached. By default this plug-in allows users for attempts to login successfully.
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How to Create Custom Post Types in WordPress
Custom post types can be extremely useful regardless of what type of website you are creating. Custom post types are a key reason WordPress can operate as much more than a simple blogging platform. Following the initial setup, WordPress relies on pages and posts to support the main content. Fortunately, you can create as many different types of content types as you want by leveraging the flexibility and functionality of custom post types.
The Easy Way – A Plugin
The easiest way to create custom post types is by using a WordPress plug-in designed to create custom post types. One of the more popular plug-ins is the Custom Post Type UI plugin. This plug-in provides an easy-to-use interface which allows for you to create and manage both custom post types and taxonomies. While there are multiple plug-ins which feature this type of functionality is important to get one you are comfortable using and has a proven track record of remaining updated to ensure it does not conflict with future versions of WordPress.
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How to Fix WordPress Keeps Logging Out Problem
One of the most frustrating problems for WordPress users is when the platform keeps logging you out when you are trying to make and/or save changes. This is also referred to as the WordPress session timeout issue. There are a variety of things which can cause this particular issue however they can all be addressed by following some basic troubleshooting procedures.
1. Deactivate Plugins
As with a majority of architecture related problems within the WordPress platform the first step is to deactivate any plug-ins you are using. If all of the plug-ins are deactivated and you are no longer seen this problem then it is safe to assume that one or more of the plug-ins is the cause. Reactivate each plug-in one at a time until you identify the culprit. Once you identify which one is causing the problem you can either simply find an alternative which offers the same functionality or you can tweak the code and fix whatever the specific issue is.
2. Empty Cache
If you are using a WordPress caching plugin then it could be causing the problem. You will notice the problem was fixed when you deactivate the plug-in however when you reactivated the old cache data will still be used. By simply emptying the cache or creating an updated cache the problem could be fixed.
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5 Steps to Releasing Content Consistently on Your Membership Site
The most common aspect of membership site management that owners struggle with, to the detriment of their site, is the ability to release content consistently. The process of the creating content varies from one membership site to the next depending upon the type of content they create and how it is delivered but that should have no impact on the ability to release content to members on a consistent basis. Similar to creating content the key to releasing content consistently is developing and implementing an effective, repeatable process.
1. Determine a Release Schedule
The first step to releasing content consistently is making it is priority. A simple way to do this is by setting up a release schedule. Depending on how mature the membership site is this schedule can vary a great deal. Creating a release schedule serves the same purpose as any other development schedule. It creates a trackable, manageable way to release content. It also provides visual motivation for making content a priority. Plus, a lot of people think they are releasing content consistently because it “feels” they are consistent. A release schedule provides a visual way to make sure content is actually released on a consistent basis.
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