Site Members: Setting Contacts as Members

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You can select a person in your contact list and instantly make them a member of your site. Adding members from your contacts list is a quick and easy way for you to grow your site's community.
In this article, learn about setting contacts as members:
This feature is only available after adding the Members Area to your site and publishing it.

Setting contacts as members from the member list

You can set multiple contacts as members from your member list. Choose which contacts you want to make members and they'll all get an email to help them create an account on your site. 
You can select up to 50 contacts at a time. 

To set contacts as members from the member list:

  1. Go to Site Members in your site's dashboard. 
  2. Click the More Actions drop-down at the top right.
  3. Click Set Contacts as Members.
  4. Select the relevant contacts.
  5. Click Set as Members.

    A screenshot of choosing contacts to set as site members, from the Contact List

Setting a contact as a member from their Contact Card

Set a contact as a member directly from the Contact List. Once you select the relevant person and their Contact Card opens on the right, you can add them to your Member's Area in one click. They automatically get an email asking them to create a password for their new account.

To set a contact as a member from their Contact Card:

  1. Go to Contacts in your site's dashboard.
  2. Click the relevant member to open their Contact Card.
  3. (In the Contact Card) Click Set Contact as Member under Member Info.
Setting a contact as a site member from their contact card


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