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looking to setup a membership site for an event

Discussion in 'Membership Sites' started by fruity_looper, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. fruity_looper

    fruity_looper Junior Member

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    I want to setup a membership site for a local music festival

    There is a landing page with a few other pages with some basic information.

    But, I want to add a membership area to so I can add:

    • Earlybird ticket sales
    • Song requests
    • Sales representative area (private area for selected members)
    • Admin/Mod area
    • Exclusive downloads
    and so on....

    This is for a local event I don't expect it to go huge but need some sort of free membership site script or tutorials

    I would like to work with HTML instead of Wordpress because I've never used Wordpress and don't know much about it.

    Thank You! :D
     
  2. infTee

    infTee Junior Member

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    It's a pity you don't want to work with WP. It really is quite simple, and with some plugins that have been shared on here( Super duper membershipper/WPeMember ) you could have it up and running in a few hours.

    WP itself has it's own admin area, eMember can protect a downloads true location so it can't be shared with non members. For earlybird tickets you could show the paypal buy now buttons to members only, likewise for a song requests page. You can easily have different levels of memberships: free, paid and sales rep. Each level can only access what you want them to.

    This is almost turning into an awful sales text but it would be a lot of blood, sweat and tears to do all this yourself from scratch. All it would take with WP is to upload the plugins, theme, create your pages and paypal buttons(subscription or pay once) and you have a snazzy membership site. The functionality still has to be implemented on song request/sales rep pages but it's a ton less work than starting from nothing. If you really don't want to touch WP then you could always go with aMember.

    DISCLAIMER: I'm a totally biased WP fanboy.
     
  3. 75INZ

    75INZ Regular Member

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    How experienced are you with HTML? Even if you're fairly experienced, you're going to have a ton of headaches with it compared to just 'learning' Wordpress. I say 'learning' because there's nothing to really properly learn. It's all so easy.

    Seriously, go with Wordpress.
     
  4. fruity_looper

    fruity_looper Junior Member

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    Okay well i just installed wordpress and want to try out a membership script but what one is free and good?

    what are the better paid plugins?
     
  5. kyhass

    kyhass Registered Member

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    do a plugin search for s2member

    watch the videos this will help

    if you run in to trouble PM me depending on your budget i might be able to help you out.
     
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