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WordPress — Two Different Member Areas?

  • # September 6, 2010 at 1:08 am

    Not sure how well I can explain this…please be patient with me!

    I’m building a website for a Taekwondo school, and the client would like to have two different member areas — one ‘general’ member area (basically just a secondary post menu) where all enrolled families can access demo videos, and a more restricted area where members of an elite class can access a video blog and other content.

    I’ve used is_user_logged_in in other sites to build a content menu that only shows up to logged in visitors — but I can’t figure out how to have two different classes of log ins.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

    Bob
    # September 6, 2010 at 4:27 am

    You can give users roles in WordPress, perhaps you can also give them authorization to view certain pages when they have a certain role?

    # September 6, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    If the default roles aren’t adequate to accomplish what you want there are a multitude of role related plug ins.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/role-scoper/

    I’ve used Role-Scoper to assign restrictions and roles to specific pages, posts and categories.

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