Protected content pages can be sold as a product in the shopping cart. These pages will be locked and are only viewable by those with a password from a purchase.
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To lock a page for purchase in the shopping cart it is first necessary to create the content page.
Choose 'Add Content'. (Alternatively, if a page is already set up, these steps can also be taken by choosing 'Edit Content')
Assign the page to the 'Work Pages' department. In the 'Page Status' field, choose 'Locked Shopping Cart Page' from the drop down menu. Create the content and save the page.
Next create the product. From the shopping cart menu, choose 'Add/Edit Products'
In the 'Internet Delivery' field, choose 'Secure Content Page Delivery' from the drop down menu.
A new field will appear directly below called 'Secure Content Page'. Choose the content page number that is going to be sold as the product.
When a user purchases this product they will be sent an email receipt with a link to the page and a unique password. When they click on the link they will have to enter in the password information before given access to the page. The link and unique password are good for 3 days. This time can be extended within the client's order receipt within the shopping cart.
**Note** Admins will be able to view this page without a password. If logged in an as an admin, access will be given.
Set an Expiration Date for Locked Shopping Cart Page Access
The access to the locked shopping cart page can be limited to allow access for a set number of days. There is also the ability to allow unlimited access to the locked shopping cart page so purchasers can view the page whenever they would like.
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From the Shopping Cart menu choose 'Edit Shopping Cart Settings'
Check the box for the 'Expire Locked Shopping Cart Pages'
UNCheck the box for the 'Expire Locked Shopping Cart Pages' for an unlimited amount of days to access the locked shopping cart page.
The amount of days can be edited in the 'Download Days' field. This amount would control the expiration of the locked shopping cart pages and download files purchased through the shopping cart.