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How To Use Member Settings In Weebly

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Hostwinds offers many options to help make building your website simple and easy with any of our Shared or Business Hosting services. In addition to our Softaculous Apps Installer (which can install services like WordPress, Magento, Drupal, Joomla, and more), we also offer Weebly. Weebly is a drag-and-drop website builder, that lets you pick a starting theme and modify it however you desire with little or no coding experience required.

Weebly’s Settings are also very flexible and can be set up the way you desire. In this article, we’ll go over the Members tab in your Weebly Settings, discussing what every option is, and how it affects your site.


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Accessing Members Settings

To access your members settings, just follow these steps:

Step 1: From your cPanel, select Weebly.


The Weebly option in cPanel


Step 2: Click on the Edit button to select the site you wish to edit.


The Edit option to choose the site to edit on Weebly


Step 3: Select the Edit Site button on Weebly to edit the site in question.


The Edit Site button to choose the site to edit in Weebly


Step 4: At the top of your Weebly panel, select the Settings option.


The Settings option in the Weebly panel


Step 5: On the lefthand of your Weebly panel, select the Members tab.


The Members tab for the Settings in Weebly


Members Settings

Login | Register

This section allows you to determine whether there is a visible link on your website for users to log in to their accounts if they are members. You may also separately choose whether you not you want users to be able to sign up and register for your website.


The login and register option in Weebly's members Settings



The Members section lets you add new users to your website, who are able to then view any restricted or private pages that they have permissions for.


The members option in Weebly's members Settings



Here you can create and manage groups, which can have members assigned to them so that they all share the same permissions and level of access. In this way you do not need to manually manage all of your users, and can instead have them gain the permissions provided to the group as a whole.


The groups option in Weebly's members Settings


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