How to Filter WordPress Posts by Category

WordPress is a very powerful content management tool with lots of ways to slice and dice your content. When you have a large number of posts it can become difficult to sort them. Well, categories to the rescue. When you categorize your posts you are essentially putting them into buckets. And you can apply more […]

Avoid Credit Card Cancellations with the WishList Member – Stripe Integration


The WishList Member – Stripe integration is an excellent way to accept credit cards without the expense of a full-blown shopping cart and merchant account expenses. However like everything else it does have it’s limitations. One of the biggest tradeoffs for using this simple solution is that neither Stripe nor WishList Member is setup to […]

Top Three Attributes of Successful Membership Site Owners


Why do some people have successful membership sites (or any business for that matter) while others struggle? I’ve wondered that myself and decided to find the common denominators among the more successful. Over the past six years I’ve worked with nearly 200 different membership sites. Some are wildly successful and others sadly are not. Why […]

How to Get an Amazon S3 Account and Connect it to Backupbuddy

We install Backupbuddy on almost all of our client WishList Member (and other) membership sites, and advise everyone to setup an Amazon S3 account to use for remote backup storage (among other things). Here’s the link to open an account: Amazon S3 is a simple web storage service that gives you the ability to […]