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Front-End Only Users

A customizable user management plugin for membership sites. Use shortcodes for registration, login, payment, etc. and restrict access to pages

What's the complete list of plugin shortcodes?

  • Register Form: [register]
  • Login Form: [login]
  • Logout Form:[logout]
  • Toggle:[login-logout-toggle]
  • Edit Profile Form: [edit-profile]
  • Edit Account Information: [account-details]
  • Restricted Content: [restricted][/restricted]
  • Inserting User Information: [user-data]
  • User Search Form: [user-search]
  • User List: [user-list]
  • User Profile: [user-profile] (Premium shortcode)
  • Forgot Password: [forgot-password]
  • Confirm Forgot Password: [confirm-forgot-password]

Type the shortcode name and help (ex:[login help) in any WordPress page to get a complete list of the shortcode's attributes.

How do I add fields for my users to fill out?

On the admin page, go to the "Fields" tab. After creating fields, you can drag and drop them to change their order.

How do I restrict content for logged-in or non-logged-in users?

You can use the [restricted] shortcode to block sections from non-logged in users, as well as to block other sections from logged-in members.

To block content from non-logged in visitors, you'd simply wrap the content in [restricted][/restricted] tags:

[restricted]Content goes here[/restricted]

To block a portion of content from logged in users, it would looks like:

[restricted block_logged_in='Yes']Content goes here[/restricted]

For either tag, you can suppress the message that appears for blocked users if you want to hide content seamlessly by adding "no_message='Yes'" so:

[restricted no_message='Yes']Content goes here[/restricted]

How do I redirect based on a user field?

You need to add the following attributes to your [login] or [register] shortcodes: ‘redirect_field’: the field the redirect is based off of (ex. Gender) and ‘redirect_array_string’: a comma separated list of pages to redirect to (ex. Male => http: //ManPage.com, Female => http: //WomanPage.com)

How do I display a user's first name on a page?

You can use the [user-data field_name='First Name'] shortcode, assuming that you called your field "First Name" for a user's first name.

How do I approve an user?

Click on the user you want to approve to see their details and there should be a radio button at the top of the page to approve the user.

How do I restrict content based on the privilege levels?

To restrict content to a certain level(X) your shortcode would be: [restricted level='X']...content[/restricted] For all levels above "X" level: [restricted minimum_level='X']...content[/restricted] For all levels below "X" level: [restricted maximum_level='X']...content[/restricted]

Once a user registers their information, is there a way to redirect them to a page that will have further instructions?

You can add the attribute ‘redirect_page’ to the register tag to send newly registered users to a new page: [register redirect_page='http://www.example.com']

When I go on the profile page, I see "You must be logged in to access this page." even though I'm already logged in. How can I fix this?

Check the “Options” page, and make sure that 'Login Time' isn't blank. If it's blank, then you're only logged in for a second. Anything non-blank and higher than 0 should solve the problem.

Is it possible to not the show message: "Sorry, this content is only for those whose FIELD is FIELD-value"?

You can add the attribute [no_message='Yes'] to your shortcode, so it would look something like this: [restricted field_name='Name' field_value='Alex' no_message='Yes''/restricted]

Is there a way to indicate to users that they are logged in? I know this can be added to a page using 'user-data', but is there a way to add it to the page header?

You could add the [user-data] tag to your header file and wrap it in restricted tags so that only logged in users can see it.

I can't seem to find an option that requires a user to confirm his email upon registration. How do I add this feature?

To add the confirmation link to the email, you need to include the shortcode [confirmation-link] inside the body of your e-mail.

How do I use the forgot password shortcode?

You would want to create a separate page with the [forgot-password] shortcode, and then another page with the ‘confirm-forgot-password’ shortcode on it. For the [forgot-password] shortcode, you would then add an attribute ‘reset_email_url’ with a value set to whatever URL you're using for the [confirm-forgot-password] shortcode.

How do I restrict and redirect a user to the login page when user is not logged in?

Content can be restricted using the [restricted][/restricted] tag. Any content between the opening and closing tags will only be visible to those who are logged in. To redirect a user when the user in not logged in you would want to use the [login redirect_page='url'] shortcode where the url is the login page you want to redirect to.

How do I customize the style of this plugin? I'd like to change the color of my button. Can you let me know how I can do that?

You can customize the plugin by adding code to the "Custom CSS" box on the "Options" page. For example, if you want the button to be red you might try adding:

.ewd-feup-submit.pure-button.pure-button-primary {background: red;}

If you have the premium version, all colors, fonts, sizes, etc. can be customized through the "Styling" area of the "Options" tab.

How do I translate the plugin into my language?

A great place to start learning about how to translate a plugin is at the link below: http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/how-to-translate-a-wordpress-plugin Once translated, you'll need to put the translated mo- and po- files directly in the lang folder and make sure they are named properly for your localization. If you do translate the plugin, other users would love to have access to the files in your language. You can send them to us at Contact@EtoileWebDesign.com, and we’ll be sure they’re included in a future release.

What features are included in the premium version of the plugin

  • PayPal integration: Ability to charge users a one-time, annual, or monthly membership fee through PayPal
  • Ability to integrate WordPress users, so that WP users can create profiles, access restricted content, be given an FEUP level, etc.
  • Access to the one-click installer, which lets you create all of the pages neccessary for a membership site with one click
  • Email confirmation: Require users to confirm their e-mail address before they can log in.
  • Admin Approval of Users: Require users to be approved by an administrator in the WordPress back-end before they can log in.
  • User Levels: Ability to create different user levels and to specify a default user level for users to be set to when they register (created on the “Levels” tab)
  • Statistics: This feature allows you to gather information about users and how they are using your site.

For more questions and support you can post in the support forum: https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/front-end-only-users

Take a look at the plugin documentation: http://www.etoilewebdesign.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/FrontEndOnlyUserPluginDocument.docx.pdf


Video 1 - Installation and Setup

Video 2 - Basic Shortcodes and Attributes

Video 3 - Advanced Shortcodes and Attributes

Video 4 - Options

Video 5 - Widgets

Video 6 - Public Functions

Video 7 - One-Click Installer

Requires: 3.9 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.2
Last Updated: 5 days ago
Active Installs: 3,000+


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21 of 30 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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