We have many membership site plugins like Wishlist Member with in-built registration page. The membership registration page should be protected by the membership plugin and shown only for the members who made payment through the payment system integrated with the membership site.
So we can modify too much registration page of the membership site. We can modify the registration page only if the membership plugin allows. But in case of membership site login page it will be shown for members as well as non-members.
The login page will be created within the WordPress we can use any design for the login page. Consider we have using OptimizePress WordPress theme for our membership site then we can easily setup all the membership website templates.
OptimizePress offers 19 different layouts for squeeze page setup, 29 unique design layout for sales letter, Special templates for product launch funnel setup and finally for membership site we have different content delivery pages as modules page, login page, unique template for error pages in membership site.
This article will discuss about login page setup in membership site using OptimizePress theme and Wishlist Member plugin. OptimizePress also offers sidebar login widget for membership site we can setup the widget in widget section of the WordPress admin.
Once we logged in into the member area the sidebar shows the widget item added in membership sidebar. It also has the membership information in the sidebar. We can add navigation menu in sidebar using the OptimizePress settings. Get OptimizePress Now.
We can also do new member registration using the membership login template. The Registration page has been provided by the WordPress membership plugin or membership software because it is secured page of the member area.
Generally in membership site login page template have 3 important elements like, Login form, Members profile, and Membership links. Login form and Memberships links will be shown before the member logged in. After the successful login we have members profile templates and membership links.
While choosing the membership site theme for WordPress we need to have look on login page template. Because if a member logged in to the membership area they need good navigation for all the content for their subsection area along with their current membership details and links to other special membership levels available in the membership site.
OptimizePress WordPress landing page theme offers options to add separate logo for login page templates. We can upload logo via OptimizePress settings in WordPress admin dashboard. Just follow the below steps to add logo and background color for the login page.
- Login to WordPress admin in the left side menu we have settings options for optimizapress theme.
- Under the OptimizePress tab we have link for squeezepage, sales page, launch funnel, membership settings and etc.
- Click on the Membership options now will see the membership site settings options in this page we have top navigation for different settings locate ‘membership settings’ link in the navigation.
- Now scroll down we have Login page logo image upload option choose the image from your local desktop and upload it. That’s all.
- We can also change background color of the login page here.
Login page text settings in OptimizePress
OptimizePress give options to add login page text in the ‘Membership settings’ page itself this text will be shown above the form field of the login page template.
3 Parts of Membership Website Login Templates
There are three important parts in the login page templates listed below
- Login Form Fields
- Member Links in the Membership area
- Member Profile Templates
The Login Form must have User Name and Password field in login page template we should have these two fields in order to logged into the members area. In case if we have entered wrong Username or wrong password the login page template will display the correct message to the members.
Which data we have entered wrongly whether user name or password only. So the membership site theme login page template should be designed to return possible error messages when failure login attempts.
We need to have remember password option in the login form field also if we forgotten password for the membership login we need to have link to the forgotten password template page here we can enter the email or user name used for the membership registration we can get new password for the membership area.
We must have new signup link in the membership login page template. Because login page will be visible for members as well as non-members If a non members want to join our membership site once they have seen the login page we need to have link for the signup.
This parameters allows the members will be entered to their membership area after successfully logged in to the membership site.
The Member Profile Templates described the login membership details after the successful login to the corresponding members area. The membership error pages will appears when someone who is not logged in tries to access a member-only area.
We should have links that point to various member-related pages, enable visitors to sign-up for an account, log-in, log-out, edit their profile, etc.
This link points to welcome page of the membership level. This page should be setup in Wishlist Member plugin as after login page. Once the members successfully logged in to the members area they will be seen this page.
This link allows users to log-out of the membership level we have logged in we need to setup after logout page in the OptimizePress template. The after logout page will be displayed for the members once they come out of the members area.
We can add a logout button to the membership navigation bar. To do this, go into our custom menu in WordPress settings. Once created our custom menu, use the custom links box to create a custom logout link in the membership navigation menu.
Just add the below URL in the custom menu item field
This will add logout button in the navigation menu of the membership area.
View Membership information links
This link points to the page showing a list of all membership level available in the membership site and current membership information.
Members Profile page link
This link points to the personal profile page of the logged-in user, allowing them to edit any of their settings inside their membership area.
Forgotten password link
This link points to the page where users can retrieve their password by giving the username or email we have used for the membership registration.
Membership navigation links
These links can be use full to identify the content for the corresponding membership levels. The good navigation for all modules inside the membership level will reduce the post sales support for the membership site.
Membership Profile page should have all the details about the subscriber who have subscribed to the membership level. These details may include name, email, address and change password for the membership level.
The Custom Profile page allows displaying member profile information about the subscriber. The data can be shown from the currently logged-in user. Remember that the profile information for the current visitor, such as name, location, email, etc. are always available in OptimizePress.
OptimizePress offers 19 different layouts for squeeze page setup, 29 unique design layout for sales letter, Special templates for product launch funnel setup and finally for membership site we have different content delivery modules page, login page, unique template for error pages in membership site. Get OptimizePress Here.
There are three important parts in the login page templates Login Form Fields, Membership Links in the Membership area and Membership Profile Templates.
OptimizePress have options to add login page logo, Background color change options, we can add Logout link in navigation menu of the membership area. In the membership sidebar we have the membership details about the logged-in user.
Once we have successfully logged in to the membership area after login page will be setup using the Wishlist Member plugin used in the membership site. This page has links to all content in the membership level. Share your experience in Comments section.