Here is a nice video tutorial on how to install and set up WP-Members. This was done by SiteSparker, who offers WordPress training, design, and hosting. I’m glad they have listed WP-Members in their Plugin Favorites.
While this video is better than anything I would put together myself, there are some caveats to the tutorial and some additions/changes.
- The members area does have a shortcode [wp-members page=”members-area”]. If you are using the new shortcode instead of the legacy shortcode shown in the video (the old html comment style shortcodes), you do not have to worry about what the page slug is.
- There is not false value for the block custom field (although I should probably add one). To override the default blocking of posts or pages, use unblock=true (not block=false).
I want to thank Steve who posted this link to a video tutorial on WP-Members.