Getting Nanacast To Talk To Your Blog With The Memberlock WordPress Plugin

Nanacast offers a WordPress plugin called Memberlock that communicates with the Nanacast commerce system and your self-hosted WordPress blog.

This means you can run your WordPress blog like a memberhip – distributing content to your members and allowing you to “tease” the public.

Get Started

Download the Memberlock plugin at Nanacast.

Login to your websites cPanel (don’t need to login to your WordPress blog just yet).

Click on the “File Manager” icon.

Double click on the folders until your get to your blog’s plugin directory.

Click on the Upload icon.

Search for the nanacast.com-memberlock-1.6.zip file.

Upload that file.

When complete, click on the “Back to /home/example/public_html/wp-content/plugins” link.

Click the check box in front of the nanacast.com-memberlock-1.6.zip file and click the Extract link at the top of the page.

You are done with your cPanel account.

Login To WordPress

Click on the “Pugins” link, the plugins.

Find the Member Lock plugin and activate.

At the top you will see a message about modifying your settings. Click the link.

Next, you will see a message that looks like this:

Sorry, this content is available for members only.<br><a href=’YOUR_SALES_URL_HERE’>Click here to join now!</a>

At the very least, put in the link to your sales page and click Update Options.

Now click the Appearance link on the left hand side, then the Widgets link.

Drag the Member Lock widget to Sidebar 1.

Take a Break

Logout of your WordPress blog, visit the home page of your blog and check out the login on the side of your blog that looks like this.

On to Nanacast

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