WishList Member member list vs WordPress User List

Do you wonder about the difference between the Member List built into WishList Member and the User List that is part of WordPress? You’re not alone. The WordPress User List is part of the core functionality of the software. It gives the ability to add, delete and mange users within WordPress. The WishList Member “Member […]

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: http://aws.amazon.com/s3/ Amazon S3 is a simple web storage service that gives you the ability to […]

How to backup your WishList Membership site with Backupbuddy

There are many ways to backup your WordPress site, but my very favorite is Backupbuddy. This easy-to-use backup plugin is made by the folks at iThemes. It’s not free, but well worth the investment. Backupbuddy gives you the ability to backup your entire site or just your database with one click of the mouse. It […]

How to Change the Page Members Land on After They Log Into WishList Member

One of the most common questions I hear is how to set the “After Login” page in WishList Member. This is the page that a member lands on after they log in. WishList Member gives you the ability to set this globally and on a per membership level. It’s easy to do but they are […]

How to change the WordPress Admin Password

I’ve had a couple people ask me how to change their WordPress Admin password recently so I thought I’d do a quick post with step-by-step instructions. It’s a good idea to change your key passwords at least twice a year. David Sparks of Mac Sparky fame always recommends that you change yours when you switch […]

How to Manually Add New Members to WishList Member

Here’s a quick video that shows you how to manually add new members to your WishList Member powered membership site.

How to use the Rotating Images plugin


When we build client websites we try to use premium plugins as much as possible. Like themes, premium plugins form reliable developers are better supported and updated frequently. One of our favorite plugin publishers is Pluginbuddy (a division of iThemes) who has created a series of Displaybuddy tools one of which is Rotating Images. Although […]

Take advantage of sales tool built into WishList Member

Video Tutorial

An often overlooked yet powerful sales tool built into WishList Member are the non-member and wrong level error pages. When set up properly non-members and existing members who try to access protected content will be redirected to the page of your choice…hopefully one with a powerful sales message. The setup is easy. Here’s how to […]

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