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Stop: This documentation was written for Thrive 2.2 version and below. If you are using Thrive 3.0 or greater, please refer to this documentation.

‘Thrive’ has its own plugin named ‘Subway’. this is dedicated for ‘Intranet’ and ‘Extranet’ sites login feature. The said plugin handles the ‘Privacy’ of the site’s ‘Pages’ and ‘Post’. Allowing you to control what pages are allowed for the public to view on your site.

We have prepared the basic configurations below for the said plugin, an introduction to guide you what the said plugin is all about and to learn how to manage the feature of the said plugin.

Install ‘Subway’ plugin:

  1. Login as an ‘administrator’ and go to your ‘WordPress Dashboard’ > ‘Appearance’ > ‘Install Plugins’.
  2. In the ‘Install Required Plugins’ page, find the ‘Subway’ plugin in the list of plugins.
  3. In the ‘Subway’ plugin, click the ‘Install’ link below the plugin name.
  4. Finally ‘Activate’ the plugin.

Create a ‘Login’ page:

  1. Login as an ‘administrator’ and go to your ‘WordPress Dashboard’ > ‘Pages’ > ‘Add New’.
  2. In the ‘Add New Page’ page, go to the ‘Enter title here’ text field and type ‘Login’.
  3. Finally, click the ‘Publish’ button in the ‘Publish’ widget in the right sidebar.

How to assign a ‘Subway’ Login to a page:

  1. Login as an ‘administrator’ and go to your ‘WordPress Dashboard’ > ‘Settings’ > ‘Subway’.
  2. In the ‘Subway Settings’ page, scroll down to the ‘Pages Visibility’ section.
  3. Inside ‘Pages Visibility’ section, you will see an option that is labeled ‘Private Login Page’ setting.
  4.  The ‘Private Login Page’ setting has a drop-down on the right side, select your ‘Login’ page in the drop-down.
  5. Finally, click ‘Save Changes’ button.

How get the ‘Page ID’ or the ‘Post ID’ of the page:

  • Login as an ‘administrator’ and go to your ‘WordPress Dashboard’ > ‘Pages’.
  • In the ‘Pages’ page, select a page and click the ‘Edit’ link beneath the page title.
  • In the ‘Page’ that you have open to be edit, go to the ‘URL’ box of your browser and copy the ‘Page ID’.
  • The ‘Page ID’ is the one being highlighted in the screenshot. See screenshot:

Please, take note the the instruction above can be also applied in getting the ‘Post ID’. Just go to your ‘WordPress Dashboard’ > ‘Posts’.

How to make a ‘Page’ or a ‘Post’ to be publicly viewed:

  • Login as an ‘administrator’ and go to your ‘WordPress Dashboard’ > ‘Settings’ > ‘Subway’.
  • In the ‘Subway Settings’ page, scroll down to the ‘Pages Visibility’ section.
  • Inside ‘Pages Visibility’ section, you will see an option that is labeled ‘Public Posts IDs.’
  • In this option, their is a text field or the right side. Paste the ‘Page ID’ or the ‘Post ID’ of the page you want to be publicly viewed.
  • Finally, click ‘Save Changes’ button. See screenshot:

Make all pages public:

  1. Login as an ‘administrator’ and go to your ‘WordPress Dashboard’ > ‘Settings’ > ‘Subway.’
  2. In the ‘Subway Settings’ page, scroll down to the ‘Pages Visibility’ section.
  3. Inside ‘Pages Visibility’ section, you will see an option that is labeled ‘Public Website’.
  4.  The ‘Public Website’ setting has a checkbox on the right side. Check the said checkbox.
  5. Finally, click ‘Save Changes’ button.

Enabling this setting will make all the pages and post in your site to be public. It means that, logged-out users will have the privilege to view your site pages and posts.

Please, take note, that if you are going to use the ‘Subway’ login to a page without assigning the page directly using the ‘Subway Settings’ you need to add the [subway_login] shortcode in a page to apply the ‘Subway Login’ to that page. This is automatically done if you have version 2.0+