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I have tried multiple times to be able to get Wordpress and Civicrm to be able to sync up when members register. When I go to CiviMember Role Synchronize it redirects to the page for my blog.

What can I do to be able to get Civicrm members and Wordpress users to be able to register and login at the same time

Thank you for your help

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  • Do you mean the CiviMember Sync extension settings? Also, does the profile on membership registration require account creation? User registration must be enabled on WP too. – Dana Apr 23 '15 at 14:52
  • Yes I mean the extension settings. No it doesn't and yes user registration is activated in Wordpress. – antland01 Apr 25 '15 at 0:55
  • I have done this on the drupal version of this website. – antland01 Apr 25 '15 at 1:03
  • I am not sure why that would be. Settings should be in wp-admin Settings > CiviMember Role Sync or yourdomain.org/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=civi_member_sync/list.php. Also to not the Profile used in Member registration should have Account creation required and the WP settings should allows Users to register. – Dana Apr 28 '15 at 16:48
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Thank you for your help. Turns out I didn't do the first step to installing Wordpress Civicrm members sync:

The first step is to Download the Plugin and put it under your sites wp-content\plugins\ directory and rename the folder as "civi_member_sync". Then Activate the plugin by going to your WordPress site's Plugin page at http://example.com/wp-admin/plugins.php It will be CiviMember Role Synchronize.

https://github.com/jeevajoy/Wordpress-CiviCRM-Member-Role-Sync

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I know this post is old now. However, I struggled with a similar problem too, i wanted the user to become a Wordpress user at the same time they became a member, here are the steps I took to get it working in the end - hopefully this will help someone.

  1. Wordpress > Setting > General > Membership > 'Anyone can register'
    must be checked.
  2. Create a profile which includes the contacts primary email address this will be their email address in Wordpress too.
  3. Add this profile to a contribution page (Contributions > New Contribution Page) on the 'Profiles' tab (above or below shouldn't matter - I add it at the top). The user should get prompted to enter their email address, username and password, and a Wordpress account will be created on successful submission. They're role will be whatever you have your default role in Wordpress set to.
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There is a CiviCRM function to synchronize Users to Contacts. If you gave people WP logins, and their User records match up (primarily, email-wise) then you can run 'Synchronize Users to Contacts' under Users and Permissions. In Civi, Members are Contacts who are in a Group you defined - or are you using 'members' in a more general sense? If these people are added to a Group you can find them under Search/Find Memberships

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  • What I am trying to do is allow for people to register to be members under contribution pages but also get a login that they can use to edit their profile and for admins to be able to post via wordpress on it like. Members are defined as members. – antland01 Apr 25 '15 at 1:01
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Where/how are they registering?

via Wordpress registration? CiviCRM form exposed by a widget in WP?

From my understanding, there is a sync function which existing in WP.. and you can specify the Wordpress table to use in the CiviCRM administration area. Any Wordpress logins will then create a CiviCRM contact. I don't know if the reverse sync is true i.e. CiviCRM to Wordpress as a user.

Check the CiviCRM config file points to the right database for CMS users (it should be the second connection string in the file).

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  • They are registering via a contribution page in Civicrm. I will check that. – antland01 Apr 25 '15 at 1:02

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