FreeMember Documentation

FreeMember Documentation

Installing and Updating


  1. Copy the freemember folder to system/expressionengine/third_party on your server.
  2. Create an encryption key in config.php if you have not already done so (see below).
  3. Visit Add-ons > Modules > FreeMember on your server, and click Install next to FreeMember.

If you are upgrading from FreeMember 1.x, please note that FreeMember is now a module, and you must enable it by following the above instructions.


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