MotoPress Demo Builder plugin will help you present key benefits of your products via custom front-end demos and provide the prospects with personal back-end trial accounts.
Requirements: Use for sub-directories on WordPress multisite.
This Demo Builder plugin works only with the sub-folder functionality of WordPress multisite. If your website uses the sub-domain multisite structure, you won’t be able to use Demo Builder in this case.
There is no better way to win trust of your potential customers than providing them with a chance to test your WordPress products firsthand. MotoPress Demo plugin allows to do it both ways: frontend and backend. Easily create memorable demos to impress the visitors and provide access to the product backend to give users freedom of customization test-drive.
With this plugin you don’t only get an ability to build a stunning presentation of your products and increase chances to outperform your competitors in a natural way, but also enhance your marketing opportunities thanks to such built-in tools as MailChimp and Responsive toolbar (to refer to your other brand products).
The Demo Builder Plugin will Turn Your WordPress into SAAS Website
Demo Builder Highlights:
What you get as a plugin administrator
You create a demo version of any WordPress product just once, your potential clients are free to discover all other advantages by themselves. Your management tools are unlimited.
What demo users get
Frontend and backend access to your WordPress products. Ability to test the plugin as on their own websites (backend access is defined by a plugin administrator). Confidence that all their backend updates are saved during a demo website lifetime.
Powerful and Exclusive Features:
Tuneable Demo Lifetime
Set any trial period you think is enough for proper testing of your WordPress products.
MP Demo administrator has full control over the trial period applied for all demo websites. Setting demo lifetime is performed in several clicks and can be changed at any moment. After the user’s demo website (sandbox) expires, it’ll be automatically cleaned up in order for you not to keep old demo data.
Automatic Demo Data Cleanup
Demo data are automatically cleaned up upon account expiration.
When a demo website is due to clean up depends on a previously set demo lifetime. It means, firstly, you get rid of all unused demo data on time and, secondly, all demo users are aware for how long they can use their accounts so no further misunderstanding on data loss should appear.
Independent demo user accounts are guaranteed.
Every user is able to experiment with the demo version of your WordPress products without worries of their updates being affected by other users. All user changes will stay intact until the trial period is finished.
User Roles and Restrictions
You define what Dashboard pages a user can access and modify.
Allow users to access only needed options within their sandboxes (user demo websites). For example, you may block access to all posts or to only particular posts as well. Access to particular page of demo accounts can be also restricted by any network admin.
Redirecting upon Sandbox Creation
Land your demo users right on the most attractive and handy demo product page after account confirmation.
Choose the most optimal way to firstly present your demo product to a user: it can be a dashboard, particular post, plugin settings or whatever you think is a right place for your demo users to get started. They’ll be automatically redirected to this page.
Great cross-marketing tool to boost popularity of your brand and other products.
This can be especially useful for featuring your WordPress themes and plugins. A toolbar on top of a demo product page lets your users see your logo, images and links to other related products and all needed buttons. You are free to optionally hide this bar or show only on the needed pages.
Collect email addresses of your users with the best email marketing service from MailChimp.
Converting your demo users into clients is much easier with MailChimp plugin integrated. Group your users by interests and let them stay updated on your latest product news even after their the demo websites are expired.
Easy Management of Created Demos
View all existed demo website and analyze what features your users test the most.
You get flexible tools for managing and viewing of all sandboxes and delete the needed ones easily. As a network admin, you are also allowed to edit any of the created sandboxes.
Handy tables to monitor an amount of created/activated sandboxes per certain period of time.
Choosing any date from the calendar you can browse a detailed statistics on total created and total activated demos. Even if the demo website was already deleted, you still can see information about its creation in statistics.
Use handy shortcodes to output all needed demo content data.
A great range of shortcodes are your disposal. Using one of them you can easily create a new demo account Registration form outputting all needed form fields and customizing system messages/notifications. You have full freedom to make the registration process for your users maximum clear and handy. Switch between a standard demo form and a pop-up form to change its appearance.
Demo user accounts validation via email will prevent any spam.
You won’t need to fight with spam. A new sandbox is created only in case the confirmation link in the user’s email inbox is clicked. You’ll just rest assured all fresh accounts are created by real people. Email templates are also fully customizable.
Optional Admin Notifications
Stay updated on all new demo accounts created.
It’s totally up to your needs to receive notification about all created demo websites or not. If this option is switched on, you’ll get appropriate notifications right to your email inbox. If you prefer periodic manual checks of statistics, simply turn the option off in the plugin settings.
Opportunities for Developers
Action hooks are at your command.
The plugin comes with multiple useful action hooks to help programmers improve the plugin or adjust to their requirements. A great range of filters and functions is your powerhouse to control plugin’s behavior maximum customizing it to your needs.
= 1.7.1, Sep 16 2021 = * Bug fix: fixed the issue with sandbox being created twice per registration. = 1.7.0, Jun 18 2020 = * Added the ability to generate and download reports in csv format. * Improved compatibility with PHP 7.4. * Improved security check of user capabilities and restrictions. * Minor bugfixes and improvements. = 1.6.1, Jul 31 2019 = * Bug fix: fixed the issue with Demo Registration Popup. = 1.6.0, Mar 4 2019 = * Added support for WordPress 5.0. * Added new blocks to Gutenberg. = 1.5.2 = * Bug fix: fixed the issue with copying the tables in a new Sandbox. * Optimized logs data. = 1.5.1 = * Improved compatibility with PHP7. = 1.4.2 = * Bug fix: fixed an issue with MailChimp subscription on sub-sites. = 1.4.1 = * Load jQuery UI styles on certain pages only. = 1.4.0 = * Added the ability to protect registration forms with reCaptcha. * Added the ability to export demo sandbox to import to another website. * Added the ability to subscribe users to different MailChimp lists according to registered demo. * Bug fix: increased MailChimp pagination limit to get more than 10 lists and interests. = 1.3.0 = * Supplied demo registration form with the option for users to choose a source for creating a sandbox. * Added the option that lets users reset demo site to default. * Optimized the admin dashboard by hiding the list of sandboxes from the main admin board. = 1.2.0 = * Added the ability to Archive or Deactivate sandbox after expiration. * Added the ability to modify sandbox expiration date, set it to lifetime and change current sandbox status (Active, Archived or Deactivated) * Improved sandboxes table in Dashboard. Email, expiration date and sandbox status added. * Improved data organization in database. = 1.1.3 = * Bug fix: fixed an issue with mysqli_connect. = 1.1.2 = * check multisite with sub-directories option on activation. = 1.1.1 = * Minor improvements in menu structure = 1.1.0 = * New Demo Registration Form and Demo Registration Popup widgets. = 1.0.0 = * Initial release