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    How do I setup paid membership

    Hi There, I have tried so many work arounds to make private pages a paid for service as a monthly subscription but have no idea what I am missing or how to do this. Thank you

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    Unfortunately the platforms are not compatible so you'll need to pick a new theme and add your content again.  WordPress is not as simplified as the website builder, as it is extremely customizable I'd say it's Intermediate to Advanced depending on how far you want to go.  I suggest watching a few videos on YouTube to get a feel for how it works.

    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wordpress+tutorial

     

    There are many prebuilt solutions available that you can add to the installation.  You can compare features to see what would fit your needs, make sure any plugins are actively updated for compatibility and check the reviews.

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/search/paid+membership/

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    To put it simply anytime a website does something it involves a computer program written to do that thing running on the server.  If you're using Websites + Marketing this is not really setup for paid memberships.  You may want to look into a platform built around access roles, like WordPress which has plugins available to customize the roles with paid membership levels.

    Can WordPress be installed in the Websites + Marketing platform? Or do I need to start all over? Same question (paid membership). Thank you. . . .

    Does anyone know if I can install a "Paywall" on my site and how do I make my ecommerce site private, invitation only? 

    No they are separate platforms.

     

    You can install with cPanel which gives you more control/flexibility.

    https://www.godaddy.com/hosting/web-hosting

     

    Or use WordPress Hosting which is more simplified with some of the stuff taken care of for you.

    https://www.godaddy.com/hosting/wordpress-hosting

     

    If you've already paid for a website plan contact support about moving over the credit.

    https://www.godaddy.com/help/contact-us

    Will cPanel allow me to set something up like a Paywall (subscription based)? If I go to wordpress hosting will I lose my site that's almost complete in the websites + marketing standard package?

    Unfortunately the platforms are not compatible so you'll need to pick a new theme and add your content again.  WordPress is not as simplified as the website builder, as it is extremely customizable I'd say it's Intermediate to Advanced depending on how far you want to go.  I suggest watching a few videos on YouTube to get a feel for how it works.

    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wordpress+tutorial

     

    There are many prebuilt solutions available that you can add to the installation.  You can compare features to see what would fit your needs, make sure any plugins are actively updated for compatibility and check the reviews.

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/search/paid+membership/

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    Thanks, so much! Darn about the starting over!! But it's better to know this valuable information now before I launch and have to start over then. Well, here I go again. Once again thanks, so much!!!