Introducing Faithlife.com Plugins

Use the new “Join my group” plugin to connect your church’s website and Faithlife.com, so that when someone asks you for instructions on joining your church’s Faithlife group, you can say, “It’s on the website.”
Click the new “Plugins” item on the Faithlife.com menu, or visit Faithlife.com/Plugins. This is the first of several helpful plugins we have planned, so be on the lookout for more soon. When you click through to the “Join my group” plugin page, you’re only three easy steps from having a Faithlife.com “Join” button on your website.
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Step 1: Search for and select your group.
Use the search box to find the group you’d like to link to. If you have multiple Faithlife.com groups associated with your church (one for each small group, for example), you may like to place multiple plugins on your church website, perhaps setting aside a special page to serve as a catalog of your church’s groups.
Step 2: Choose from three display options.
Once you’ve selected a group from the search box and drop-down menu, you’ll be presented with three different button sizes—small, medium, and large. The small and medium buttons also include a drop-down menu with options for changing your group status. Select the size you prefer, and you’ll get a preview of the button and the code you need to place it on your website.
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You’ll notice that the button changes based on your group’s status. Any website visitor who is not a member of your group will see “Join,” but the button will display differently for website visitors who are already members. You can see an example of this below.
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Step 3: Copy and paste two code snippets to your website.
The final step is to copy two small lines of code into your website. One—beginning with “<script”—goes in the body; the other—beginning with “<p”—indicates exactly where you’d like the plugin to reside.
Make it easier for church members to connect with one another on Faithlife.com.
Place the “Join my group” plugin on your church’s website today.

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Ray Deck III

Born in WV, Ray escaped to North Carolina at a young age. He came to Logos after an 8 year stint at a faith-based nonprofit in New York. When he is not assembling sequences of words, he’s probably running, surfing or shooting skeet, but you should probably go look for him. He has a terrible sense of direction and is probably lost.

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Written by Ray Deck III