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Is WordPress for us? (6 posts)

  1. donchuknow
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    We are on the verge of using WordPress to build a new website. But first I'd like to know if WordPress can do all that we plan to do. I was hoping that someone on the forum could point me to a working WordPress-built website that uses the following features that we need to be able to use on ours (I'd like to see a working example of a WordPress site similar to what we plan to build):
    - Register and pay for live events/classes that the registrant would attend in person
    - Register and pay for webcast events that the registrant would attend online
    - Sign in to member only pages
    - Play live webcasts
    - Play recorded/archived webcasts (members only)
    Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!
    Thanks much!
    Blake Phillips

  2. Rev. Voodoo
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I don't have working example of a site

    I do however have one suggestion
    by default WP only gives a few access levels.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/role-scoper/
    gives very granular control over content viewing and editing. It sounds like something you would need from the start for making member/access levels, etc

  3. Chip Bennett
    Theme Review Admin
    Posted 3 years ago #

    WordPress can do everything you need for this website; however, much of the functionality may require commercial Plugins (Event Management, Membership Management). Other features are available out-of-the-box: playback of live/recorded webcasts, password-protected Pages, etc.

  4. donchuknow
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks much for the feedback. I've been investigating the Event Management and Membership Management Plugins. They're looking good!
    Especially Event Espresso.

  5. sethshoultes
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    If you are interested in Event Espresso, you should take a test drive of the premium version, before you waste time with the free version.

    Event Espresso Test Drive:
    http://eventespresso.com/download/test-drive-event-espresso/

  6. sow
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    search for plugins "event management" and subscription

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