How It Works

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Signup

You need to register in order to start using the great features that AMember has to offer. This can be done by filling in a simple signup form. To Register:

  1. Go to http://www.yoursite.int/amember/signup.php.
  2. Enter your name and email address in the fields provided. These are required fields and need to be filled in.
  3. If the automatic username and password settings have not been enabled, you may have to enter a username and password.
  4. Fill in any or all of the the optional information you would like to provide.
  5. Once you have filled in all relevant information, click on the "Signup" button to submit the form. When you submit the form, two database records are created in AMember as follows:
    • a pending user record
    • a pending payment record.

Note: At this point the your account is not activated. The pending payment record contains amount to be paid, subscription start and expiry dates, subscription type ordered and other related information. Until the payment is competed, you will not be able enter information in AMember

Actual Payment

Once you click the Signup button, the payment system page is displayed.

  1. Select the method of payment.
  2. Enter the payment information using the fields provided.
  3. Submit the information.
  4. The payment gateway (eg PayPal, 2Checkout or Authorize.Net) checks the information entered and makes the transaction.
  5. When the transaction is completed successfully, the system will display a confirmation of payment. At this point, the system sends confirmation of the payment to the AMember script and the user's status is changed from "Pending" to Paid". You will receive a welcome email with details about your username, password, login links, etc.
  6. If the transaction fails, the failed payment page will be displayed.