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No direct experience doing this, but I'd take this approach initially: Each "tier" is a channel entry. You could include things like price, description, etc. here (perhaps this is also a "products" channel used by CartThrob or Store, used to "sell" the tier). Use an add-on such as Zoo Visitor or Profile:Edit to create members as channel entries, then use a ...


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What about Disqus? Personally, I prefer sites that use Disqus for commenting than Facebook comments. Of course, that's not the entirety of your question. In terms of an easy-to-use sign-on. Social Login Pro seems to be the way to go, if you want people to be able to choose, which account they want to sign-in for. I like that it allows Google and Twitter, ...


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Unfortunately this is not possible without hacking the EE core. If you look at the do_login_as_member() function around line 590 of system/expressionengine/controllers/cp/members.php you will see: if ($this->session->userdata['group_id'] != 1) { show_error(lang('unauthorized_access')); } ie, the access restriction of this ...


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If Spam through your current comment forms is the issue then there is a great add-on to stop spam in EE called Snaptcha. We were getting a lot of Spam on a site we had built and this STOPPED the spam immeadiately. I can't recomend it enough. Super simple to implement. http://devot-ee.com/add-ons/snaptcha We have recently used Disqus on another site we just ...


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This is not possible without hacking the core code. You could write an extension or something to do it most likely so you didn't have to hack the code, but bottom line is some code must be written.


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Haven't done this myself, but did need a sort of multiple "groups" or member "tagging" kind of feature. The easiest way it seems to do this in EE is to expose Channel Categories as a Member field or something similar. There are two commercial add-ons I know of that do this: IntoEEtive's Member Categories and Addon Bakery's Member Categories. I chose to ...


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