How to Create Membership Subscriptions in phpFox

This article will focus on how and why you may want to create membership subscriptions for your website.

Creating a membership subscription will allow you to generate income by allowing members to have access to pay to use features of your website.  You may want to allow your basic members the ability to upload photos and add blogs, but you may want to allow a paid member to create pages, upload videos, or even to post items for sale in the marketplace.  Setting up membership subscriptions will allow you to do these easily.


The first thing you want to do, is make sure you have created your upgraded user group.  Select Users > Create User Group.

On the next screen, you will see the following: Learn More

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How to Edit the Profile Fields in Dolphin 7

Hello and welcome! In today’s article, we’ll discuss how to edit the profile fields in your Dolphin 7 website.

To access the profile fields builder, simply log into your Dolphin admin and select “Profile Fields” under the “Builders”  sub-menu on the left.

profile fields builder

profile fields builder

Now you will notice you can drag and drop any field from the “Active Items” to the “Inactive Blocks” section and vice versa. If you click on any of the items in the “Active Items” section, you can also edit the name, if it’s mandatory, the error message, if it isn’t filled out, and many other options. Learn More

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How to Add Dropcaps to Your CMS Made Simple Website

In books and published works an oversized “Initial” fancy letter, or “Dropcap” is often used as the first letter of a book or chapter.  This is sometimes found in high quality website designs as well, but is not very common on sites with generated content due to the extra work involved to set it up. Here is a handy way to add dropcaps to your CMS Made Simple website.

I have made a little CMS Made Simple plugin called “Dropcaps” that you can install on your CMSMS site by saving it to the “plugins” folder of your web root.  Once you have done that, it will appear in your “tags” list under Extensions in the admin panel.

This plugin is a SMARTY modifier that parses a blob of text, detects the first block level element (paragraph or div), and then wraps the first letter in two <span> tags with certain classes like this: Learn More

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