latest stable versions: v140409 (changelog)

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New [s2Drip] Shortcode (Pro Version Only)

Content Dripping is the gradual, pre-scheduled release of premium website content to paying Members. This has become increasingly popular, because it allows older Members; those who have paid you more, due to recurring charges; to acquire access to more content progressively; based on their original paid registration time. It also gives you (as the site owner), the ability to launch …

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Jetpack: Critical Security Update

Jetpack is not a WebSharks plugin, but we know that many of our users might be running the Jetpack plugin on their WordPress sites so we’re passing along an important announcement that was made regarding a security vulnerability in the Jetpack plugin. From the announcement on Jetpack.me: During an internal security audit, we found a bug that allows an attacker …

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OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug

Regarding s2Member, do we need to do anything on our end in response to the OpenSSL Heartbleed security problem announced nationally today? http://heartbleed.com/ – OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug Thank you. We are aware of this issue too. It’s a bug in the OpenSSL library. First, a Few Tips (Unrelated to the s2Member Software) I would suggest that you contact your hosting …

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New [s2MOP] Shortcode (Pro Version Only)

Starting with s2Member Pro v140409 there is a new s2Member Pro Shortcode that can be used to easily enhance your Membership Options Page (i.e. the page in s2Member where you list membership options). Your Membership Options Page is also the page where people without access to certain areas of your site are redirected to; e.g. a visitor tries to access …

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Double Opt-In Checkbox (List Servers)

s2Member integrates with MailChimp, AWeber and also GetResponse. For further details, please see: This article is focused on the Double Opt-In Checkbox that can be configured to display in registration/checkout forms. See: Ordinarily, the checkbox is presented to a potential subscriber in order to get their permission to send them a confirmation email (and so they are prepared for it …

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2014 Coupon Code (14% off)

Coupon Code: — valid until 01/21/2014 Existing Customers For a limited time you can save 14% on your upgrade to s2Member® Pro (Unlimited). Use COUPON CODE: (offer expires Jan 21st, 2014) [ click here to upgrade now ] Haven’t Gone Pro Yet? Now is the perfect time.~ SAVE 14% off all listed prices! Use COUPON CODE: (offer expires Jan 21st, …

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Christmas 2013 — get WP Super Snow!

Customers and Friends! From all of us here at s2Member® We hope you find every happiness this holiday season & throughout the coming year (2014 will be a great year!) Our Gift to YOU!

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Retrieving Authorize.Net Subscription Details with PHP

If you need to retrieve details about an Authorize.Net subscription using PHP, you can use the utility function that is provided by s2Member to make a request to the Authorize.Net servers. The following snippet of PHP code demonstrates how to retrieve information about the current users’ Authorize.Net subscription: This code example does not include any logic for verifying that the …

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Quick Start video

I’ve been asked a few times to explain what to do to get started quick, and I finally got around to making a short video to show you. We’ve had a lot of new users every week, and more coming in all the time, so this is for all of you getting your head around this plugin. And for all …

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Modifying the Upgrade Email Message

Transactional emails are the emails that s2Member sends out whenever an “existing” User/Member is being upgraded or downgraded, as opposed to signing up for a “new” account. We refer to this as a “modification” transactional email. At this time (i.e. s2Member v130816), this email can only be customized with Hooks/Filters. Create this directory and file: Add the following code: If …

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Protecting All Posts/Pages?

Do you have 100′s or even thousands of WordPress Posts or Pages? Trying to protect them all in one shot (available only to premium members)? Hmmmm, but MAYBE you want to make a few exceptions; e.g. maybe not really ALL of them? This video will show one quick way to accomplish this with s2Member® for WordPress.

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PayPal® Button Encryption Problems

Are You Running Encrypted PayPal® Buttons? I was in contact with PayPal again today by phone. PayPal is working on a resolution to this, and I’m hoping it will be soon. I will post further updates when I hear back from them. If any of you are in contact w/ PayPal to report this issue yourselves, please ask them to …

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BuddyPress™ + s2Member® Pro (Video)

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s2Member® v130802 (Now Available)

Bug Fix & WordPress® v3.6 Theme Compatibility s2Member® v130802 improves compatibility in the new “Checkout Options” feature. In the previous release (v130801) there were was a attribute empty error reported by some site owners. Fixed in this release. This release also improves compatibility with the Twenty Thirteen theme that comes with WordPress® v3.6. Please read the Changelog for further details.

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s2Member® v130801 (Now Available)

Revision to the previous release of s2Member® v130731 This release of s2Member® v130801 corrects some documentation errors related to the new “Checkout Options” feature. In the previous release (v130731) there were references to and that were wrong. This should have been and . Fixed in the release of s2Member® v130801. ~ Sorry for any confusion :-) Please read the Changelog …

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