In order to use the MemberMouse plugin you must have an active license. This article walks you through the process of creating a license and activating the MemberMouse plugin.
Before Getting Started...
- Make sure that you have downloaded and installed WordPress. If you need assistance installing WordPress, this handy guide will walk you through the installation process.
- You must have an active account on membermouse.com in order to use the plugin. Click here to sign up for a free trial.
Register Your WordPress Site With MemberMouse.com
- Log into membermouse.com and form the Member Dashboard, click on My Account.
- In the License Management section, you'll see that a license has been created for you with the default URL http://yoursitegoeshere.com.
- Click the Change URL button. This will make the URL field editable.
- In the Authorized URL field, enter the URL for your WordPress site. It's important that the URL you enter matches the URL of your WordPress site exactly. The best way to ensure that you're entering in the URL correctly is to log into your WordPress site, go to the General Settings page and copy the WordPress Address (URL).
- Once you've entered in your URL, click on the button to save it. You should see a message informing you that the license was updated successfully. At this point you'll be able to activate the MemberMouse plugin on your WordPress site.
Installing the MemberMouse Plugin
IMPORTANT: Are you installing MemberMouse on a localhost? If so, follow these instructions for installing MemberMouse locally.
- Download the latest version of the MemberMouse plugin and save it in a location on your computer that you can find later.
- Log into your WordPress site and go to the Plugins page.
- Click the Add New button at the top of the page.
- Click on the Upload link at the top of the page.
- Under where it says Install a plugin in .zip format, click the Browse button and navigate to the place where you saved the MemberMouse plugin.
- Click the button.
- On most servers, clicking the Install Now button will start the process automatically. However, sometimes additional security is required by the server and WordPress will ask for your FTP credentials. Just fill out the form and click Proceed.
- After the installation has completed, click the Activate Plugin link to activate MemberMouse.
- After the plugin has been activated, you may see a yellow bar with a message that says that MemberMouse can't use the cache.
MemberMouse utilizes a directory on your server to cache files in order to increase performance. When this message displays it means that MemberMouse can't write to that directory because of a permissions issue. To correct this and allow MemberMouse to utilize the cache directory, just click the Click here to correct this link. Depending on your server configuration, WordPress may ask you for your FTP credentials in order to proceed.