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Tiered memberships

I'm currently in the speccing stages of a site and considering ExpressionEngine as an option. One of the requirements is for "tiered memberships" for instance: A user signs up as a member with a "...
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Filtering Member List from Multiple Member Groups?

On a site I took over from another developer, I need to output a list of members from multiple member groups (Staff, Editors, Super Admins) but only one Super Admin member needs to show in it. The ...
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How to redirect member login to previous page?

I am new to working with Expression Engine, so this might not be possible. The site I am working on has some pages that are private to members only. I'm assuming this is a built in feature of ...
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How can I use the current logged in member ID in a custom query using the query module?

I have a query that I need to do that involves using the logged in member ID to limit the results. The following does not work, because the {member_id} variable is not parsed early enough. {exp:...
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Member Module / Salesforce Integration

Has anyone ever integrated/synchronized the EE Member Module with Salesforce? Have an upcoming project that will likely require synchronization with Salesforce. The website will be for a member ...
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Variables/example for sending a new member their login details using Postmaster

I've just upgraded to Postmaster 1.2, and want to set it up to send emails to new users when their new member accounts are created (but not edited). I'm also using EE 2.5.3 and Profile:Edit 1.0.7. I'...
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Do username have to be unique in ExpressionEngine?

I am in the process of importing data from another application to ExpressionEngine. I know that EE expects screen_names to be unique as of Sept 2012. The question is whether I have to make the ...
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How to stop registration emails from going to spam?

I have an EE site with 30-50 daily registrations. We're noticing that a lot of the registration confirmation emails are going to spam folders lately (through testing and user reports, along with a ...
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SafeCracker + Assets: Restrict file browser to display logged-in member's files only.

Is there a way to configure the Assets file browser in a SafeCracker form to only show assets for the currently logged-in member?
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Custom Member's Channel Entries Defaulting To “Closed” Status

I created a member group and gave that group permission to add/edit a particular Channel. Whenever a new entry is made by a user in that member group, the status is set to "Closed." I looked at the ...
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Display members in group in template

Is there a way to display all the members that belong to a certain group_id inside a template without resorting to the lame and gross profile_themes nonsense?
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How do I get a member login form on the offline template?

We typically demo new EE sites to clients with the site in "offline" mode, which prevents unauthorized access and requires the client to login before they can see anything. Previously we've either ...
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path=logout - how to configure URL it redirects to?

I have put a logout link on my site. When I click it, I am logged out and redirected to the homepage. How do I specify a different page to redirect to?
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Is there a tag that generates the password reset form?

I see that in Member Management Module, there is a Login Form Tag that allows you to place a login form in any template you choose. Is there a similar tag for the password reset form?
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Track logged-in user events

Have a site that has hundreds of PDF files which users can access once they create an EE member account. Client is asking if there is a way to track which files the user has downloaded and either log ...
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Forcing DST settings for users

I noticed that my entry dates were being offset by one hour ahead and when I looked into the issue I found the user localization to be the problem. In my config file I have the following line: $...
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Is there a plugin like Zenbu for the CP members admin section?

We have a client that wants to see member custom fields when looking at the control panel member list (including the "activate pending members" screen). Is there a plugin similar to Zenbu except for ...
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Listing the members/authors who last posted/edited entries in several channels

My members each have their own "PR-room" where all their entries in several channels + their public profiles are collected and shown to the public. I want a listings page where the 4 last updated PR-...
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How to notify new members of their login details via email

When registering a new member in EE (either in the CP or via the front-end using an add-on such as Profile:Edit), the password fields are required. So how do I go about emailing the login details to a ...
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Changing Member ID #s - possible?

This may be just me being a stickler for order, but sometimes I start a new project using an old database where I have to delete a bunch of data. Some of that data includes member info. Now, while ...
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How to prune data in v2.x?

EE v1.x had nice tools to prune data. EE 2.x seems to have removed these features. What I want to do is delete Pending user accounts (never activated their account). I can go through and manually ...
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How to get the logged in member id from PHP / hooks?

Is there a hook-independent way to get the logged in member id inside a hook handler? Something like a function or a global variable?
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What are my best options for powerful member management with many custom fields?

Working on a college site that will have many, many members (in the hundreds), only a fraction of which will actually be editors in the CMS. All members need to have access to their own information (...
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The action you have requested is invalid

I am using EE 2.4 Dummy signup: http://tensports.zeecdn.com/test-login-native.php When I click on register it gives me an error The action you have requested is invalid. I am submitting a form with ...
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/member URLs getting hammered, locking up server

Please note: The /member URL has been reconfigured already. The issue is traffic on the non-existent URL. I have a client who has been running EE 1.6.1. He recently inquired with me about a large ...
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Allowing non-Super Admin users to reset a user's password in the CP without knowing the old one

In EE2, you have to be a Super Admin to change a user's password without knowing their old password in the CP. This is very annoying when you setup up 'Client Admin' member groups as they expect to be ...
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How can I have a username shorter than 4 characters?

I am trying to register a member with a two character username. Is this a possibility? I'd imagine I would need to hack the core, but is this a good idea? Where would I even get started with it?
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Membership Fields Failing to Map During Checkout / Account Creation in Expresso-Store

Hullo We've a 4 stage checkout process working (Select Billing, Email Address & Passwords, then Optional Shipping Stage, then Delivery/Shipping Method, then Payment Method). This all works ...
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Restricting search or search results to the logged in member's id

I have a restricted site, where users have to login to see any content. The content they are shown is restricted by their member id. To do this, each entry is assigned to a specific member. I'm using ...
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Per author enable/disable comment notification

Is it possible to enable/disable comment notifications for each author? Some authors want to receive comment notifications. Others prefer not to get notified.
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Profile:Edit Not Sending Activation Emails

I submitted a support request to Mighty Big Robot, but I could use all the help I can get, so I'm posting here, too. The activation email is not being sent after registration form submission. The ...
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Moving member to a different group changes group permissions: Is this a bug?

I just created a new EE member group, then moved a member from group 2 into the new group, and suddenly the permissions for group 2 - the old group - have been changed. That group is no longer allowed ...
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Is there a way to disable auto-convert URLs and email addresses into links for custom member fields?

I have created a custom member field, {Google_Plus_URL}, where a URL like, https://plus.google.com/1051794532082275037724 can be entered. In my template, I reference this field as such: {if ...
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Allow Duplicate Screen Name

I'm importing new members using the Member Import Utility, but get errors for duplicate screen_name. These members won't be posting so screen name is not used and email is username. I've added a ...
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Comments Module - edit comments

Using the native Comments Module, I have a comments form and entries on a page with a single blog entry. I am attempting to add an edit button to allow users to edit their comments on the front-end. ...
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Quickly delete 1000s of members

I've picked up an old EE 1.6 site that has 58k spam member accounts. Anybody got a safe way to delete them all without going through every paginated screen in the CMS? It's on a live server but I ...
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Member Import Alternative

I know you can import members by using the built in import function, but that uses XML. Who keeps their data in XML...? There's the CSV to XML converter, but its hardly client-friendly. Are there any ...
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Can't logout after EE 2.7.3 update

I just upgraded one of my sites from EE 2.5.2 to 2.7.3 and everything seemed to go fine, but now on the front end when a user attempts to log out they get this error: **The following errors were ...
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Variable SSL and Cookies

Let's say I have a membership site, and my login page & form are served with SSL: https://mysite.com/member/login. <form action='https://mysite.com' method='post' class='login'> <!-- ...
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Allow members access to certain pages

I'm setting up a membership site where registered members can access video pages. The access to video pages needs to be done on a per member level. This will be done manually by the administrator. ...
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Allow non member comments

I'd like to allow anyone to comment through my EE site, but it seems that the standard comment module only allows a logged in user to comment. Is there a way to: allow any one to comment assume ...
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Custom URL Segment for Member Profile Page

What's the best solution to let Members choose their own url-segment to display its profile? I'm already using Solspaces «User» and «Zoo Visitor» as well as custom builded templates for profiles (...
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Allow duplicate emails/no email address on Member Registration

I'm working on a membership site for a Triathlon club (using Zoo Visitor). My problem lies in that when a family registers to become members they all use the same email address (as their children may ...
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Expresso Store - Register as a member during checkout errors

I am having problems registering a member during checkout. My checkout works fine as long as the user does try to register as a member, the payment is approved, the order appears in the system with ...
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Is it possible to show the 'Login as member' link to non super admin groups?

Does anyone know if it's possible to show the 'Login as member' link, (available to super admins on Member Profile view, under 'Member Administration') to other member groups??
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Delete thousands of members from an EE2 site

I had over 40 000 spam member accoutns created and need to delete them. I tries adding &group_id=5&perpage=1000 to my view all members page which works fine, but as soon as I click a column ...
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registration forms for mebers groups

I want to create 3 different register forms for 3 member groups. Is this possible within expression engine. I have seen the freemember is theis the best way to achieve this?
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Can we use member_group instead of logged_in/out?

I am creating a members only section and I am wondering if I can use the member_group variable, on its own, to check if a user is logged in or not. My assumption is that using both the logged_in ...
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Zoo Visitor Registration Error

I'm using Zoo Visitor and when a user tries to register, they get this error: You must be a logged-in member of this site in order to perform this action. I'm not sure what is causing it...? Here ...
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Increase ExpressionEngine 3 Member Email Character Limit

Does anyone know how to edit/set/override the email character limit in ExpressionEngine 3? Is it possible to set it anywhere in the CP or do I have to change it in the v3 system code?

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