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  1. 1. CBSubs™ beyond Memberships and ACL Overview Presentation (02-11-2011)
  2. 2. Presentation Agenda Membership site features CBSubs™ Overview Quick demo – look and feel More information / questions ? Joomlapolis - 2011 2
  3. 3. Membership site features  A membership site may/should:  … support membership plan subscriptions (paid or free, validity period, recurring or not, trial period or not, etc.)  … have specific site related privileges only available to subscribers.  … be able to manage subscribers (plan newsletters, plan icons, mass emailing, etc.)Membership software is used to either manage free membership to a website and restrict access to certain parts of thesite to those that have signed up, or manage paid membership, allowing access to premium content on a website for amonthly or annual fee. Joomlapolis - 2011 3
  4. 4. CBSubs™ Overview CBSubs™ main characteristics:  Clean solution – no hacks – works natively (Joomla, Mambo)  Supports major payment organizations (PP, A.net, 2CO, etc.)  Supports subscriptions, donations, monetary sales items  Subscription plans highly configurable (price, duration, trials, recurring, sales tax, privileges, etc.)  Powerful promotions engine with coupons and conditions  Protect ANY CMS content (articles, components, modules, URL-parts, etc.) against any subscription plan without need for additional ACL extension  Integration with Community Builder and major extensions (DOCman, Remository, AcyMailing, JAwards, JEvents, GroupJive, VirtueMart, etc.) Joomlapolis – 2011 4
  5. 5. What is CBSubs™ - expectations !!! We needed it – we developed it !!!  CBSubs™ …  … is a powerful paid subscriptions membership solution with a built-in content protection mechanism and many integrations with well known Joomla extensions.  … is a set of Community Builder plug-ins and supporting CMS extensions that can transform your Joomla website into a free or paid membership website  … has a built-in access control mechanism that can restrict access to virtually any CMS content element based on specific membership plans.Membership software is used to either manage free membership to a website and restrict access to certain parts of thesite to those that have signed up, or manage paid membership, allowing access to premium content on a website for amonthly or annual fee. Joomlapolis - 2011 5
  6. 6. The package One main CB plugin One Joomla plugin One Joomla module 18 optional integration plugins 1 English language plugin Joomlapolis - 2011 6
  7. 7. The documentation Quality 400+ pages Very detailed Many use cases presented Hundreds of pictures Special forum for doc suggestions Joomlapolis - 2011 7
  8. 8. Basic entities and terminology Payment Gateway Payment Organization Plan (subscription, donation, merchandise)  Duration period (different first period possible)  Grace period  Price (different first period pricing possible)  Auto-recurring payment  Number of recurrences allowed (could be zero)  Integrations (actions w. start/end of plan subscription) Subscription  Start date, end date, renewal date, etc. Payment, status, notification, etc. Joomlapolis - 2011 8
  9. 9. More Basic entities and terminology  Plan hierarchies  Exclusive plans  Upgrades  Pro-rating Joomlapolis - 2011 9
  10. 10. More Payment center  Payment center shows nice overview of last 7 day activity:  Number of transactions, Completed payments, New Registrations, Upgrades, Renewals Joomlapolis - 2011 10
  11. 11. More Main panel Joomlapolis - 2011 11
  12. 12. More Payment Gateways  Payment gateways can be configured for Paypal (*), Authorize.net (*), PostFinance(Swiss), Ogone (International), 2CheckOut, CCBill, AlertPay, Moneris, Dumm y, Offline * Also support recurring payments Joomlapolis - 2011 12
  13. 13. More Plans overview  Plan overview area shows nice summary of available plans  Easy to see plan name, exclusivity, duration and pricing, etc. Joomlapolis - 2011 13
  14. 14. How content protection works CMS content published Control access to any CMS content element! Components URL-parts CBSubs™ bot Menus intercepts Modules Articles Categories Sections Content blocked or available ifauthorized by plan Joomlapolis - 2011 14
  15. 15. More Article protection  Article teasers can be shown, but access to main content requires subscription. Joomlapolis - 2011 15
  16. 16. More Module protection  Hiding a module Expensive plan has extra Cheaper plan module does not Joomlapolis - 2011 16
  17. 17. More Component protection  Even if user knows direct URL to component, CBSubs™ will not allow access with needed subscription. Joomlapolis - 2011 17
  18. 18. More URL-parts protection  Can be used to protect access to specific URL defined functions of a component. Example: Kunena forum categories! Joomlapolis - 2011 18
  19. 19. CBSubs™ module The subscription module can be used to market up-sell messages Guest Weekly plan visitor subscriber sees this see this Joomlapolis - 2011 19
  20. 20. How integration works • Component needs to be installed (e.g., DOCman) • Component configuration (e.g., DOCman groups created and A documents uploaded) • CBSubs™ integration plugin needs to be installed (e.g., cbplug_int_cbsubsdocman-E.zip) and published B • CBSubs™ plan integration area must be configured as per use case. • Subscription action (start / end) will trigger relevant integration C action. Included integration plugins: CB Fields, GroupJive, DOCman, Remository, Jawards, Jevents, Alphauserpoints, idevaffiliate, pap4. Joomlapolis - 2011 20
  21. 21. More How integration works  CBSubs™ plan subscriber will be automatically added to 2 DOCman groups when subscription starts and will be automatically removed when subscription ends. Joomlapolis - 2011 21
  22. 22. More How integration works  Of course we can verify this in DOCman backend … Joomlapolis - 2011 22
  23. 23. More SQL integration  In order to support more integration CBSubs™ has a SQL action integration plugin included in the package. This plugin is used to execute specific SQL statements for each member when his/her subscription starts and ends.  This is a very powerful tool and must be used with care.  CBSubs™ forums already have many SQL statements to integrate with Joomla extensions at the database level:  SOBI, Mosets Trees, Acajoom newsletter, AcyMailing newsletter, Agora forum, JoomGallery Joomlapolis - 2011 23
  24. 24. More URL integration  There are cases where SQL actions will not suffice to accomplish out integration needs. The URL integration plugin will automatically execute a specific URLs when specific subscription actions take place. First subscription • http://www.mysite.com/insert.php?username=[username] activation Subscription • http://www.mysite.com/renew.php?username=[username] renewal Subscription • http://www.mysite.com/deactivate.php?username=[username] deactivation Subscription • http://www.mysite.com/expire.php?username=[usrename] expiration Joomlapolis - 2011 24
  25. 25. More CB Tabs / Fields protection  Specify who sees what, where and when! Must be a Plan B Must be a Plan A subscriber to see a subscriber to see a CB field / tab in specific CB field/tab someone else’s in his profile profile Joomlapolis - 2011 25
  26. 26. Architecture Membership Management CBSubs™ Community Builder Joomlapolis - 2011 26
  27. 27. More Architecture CBSubs™ Joomla Joomla Extensions • Joomla 1.0.X • CB • Settings • Joomla 1.5.X • DOCman • Currency CBSubs™ • Joomla 1.6.? • Remository • Gateways • Privileges • Jawards • Plans Plan A • Jevents • Baskets • VirtuMart • Payments • GroupJive • Notifications CBSubs™ • Alphapoints • Subscriptions • Privileges • Pap4 • Donations Plan B • Idevaffiliate • Merchandise • AcyMailing • Statistics • SOBI • History log • Mostrees CBSubs™ • JoomGallery • Privileges Plan C • Kunena • many more Joomlapolis - 2011 27
  28. 28. More Community Builder™ vs. CBSubs™ Joomlapolis - 2011 28
  29. 29. Quick demo – look and feel Main points  Backend overview  CB user manager additions (filtering, subscription tab)  Content Protection examples  Article access  Download privileges  Module hiding  Component access  URL-parts  CB field/tab protection examples  Hide/show CB field/tab based on owner subscription and viewer subscription Joomlapolis - 2011 29
  30. 30. More info – questions? Commercial licensed product Joomlapolis area for CBSubs™: www.joomlapolis.com/cb-solutions/cbsubs Joomlapolis presales area: www.joomlapolis.com/forum/87-presales CBSubs demo site: cbsubs1.cbdemosites.com/ Joomlapolis - 2011 30

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