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Terms of Use WordPress Plugin

Instead of adding Terms and Conditions to the signup page, this plugin presents all users except admins with your terms and conditions the first time they login. The Admin menu is hidden until they accept your terms if the option to require agreement on ‘All Admin pages’ is selected. Existing users and those added in the admin will also need to agree to the Terms and Conditions on their next log in. After the terms are accepted, users are presented with a fully customizable welcome message to help them get started using WordPress.

Features

  • Fully customizable Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and welcome message.
  • Integrates with Formidable for use in all types of forms
  • No changes need to be made to the Sign up process.
  • Existing users can agree to terms.
  • Users can view the terms at any time.
  • The date the user agreed is displayed on the profile page with a link to the terms.
  • Option to clear all agreement dates when the terms are changed so users will need to reaccept terms.
  • Option to show agreement date on profile.
  • Option to require user initials on agreement.
  • Option to require terms agreement on comment form in WordPress version 2.9 and above.
  • Shortcode [ terms-of-use ] (without spaces) for use in pages or posts for WordPress version 2.8 and above.
  • Select a front-end page to protect. If user is not logged in, a cookie will be set when terms are accepted.

Installation

WordPress

  1. Upload `terms-of-use` folder to the `/wp-content/plugins/` directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to the ‘Settings’ menu and select ‘Terms of Use’ to customize settings.
  4. Select either ‘Show on Checked’ or ‘Hide on Checked’ from the drop-down and check the boxes.

WPMU

Same as above except go to the ‘Site Admin’ menu and select ‘Terms of Use’ to customize settings.

Users can view the terms under the ‘Dashboard’ menu. If you change this setting, make sure the user groups that need to accept terms have access to the menu you place it under.

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