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Business Catalyst Secure Zones Tutorials

Learn how to implement and take full advantage of Secure Zones across your Business Catalyst sites. Learn More

Secure Zones in Business Catalyst are an important topic to understand especially on sites that where there is exclusive content for certain members or if your creating a subscription based service. Using liquid and other new tools we can enchance the experience across all your member sites.

Be sure to check out the official BC documentation.


  • Detecting If a User Has Completed a Web Form

    In this tutorial, you will learn an exciting method to detect if a user in a secure zone has already submitted a web form. This is perfect for anyone who wants to get their users to submit any additional forms...

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  • Custom SSL and Secure Zones (HTTPS)

    Business Catalyst released SSL certificates for private domains today, June 14, 2017. Scott will walk you through how the new private domains work with logging into secure zones so you can start enabling HTTPS on your Business Catalyst sites.

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  • Extended CRM in Secure Zones

    In this tutorial, Chad shows you how to use extended CRM data fields to extend the usability of secure zones. Using two examples, one where users cannot see secure zone content until they submit a form that only shows up...

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  • Ajax Login over Secure and Non-Secure Domain

    Setup a secure zone login form that logs users in with ajax on both the secure and non-secure domains. This is extraordinarily helpful on sites with secure zone logins to create a seamless experience for visitors as they navigate between...

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  • Updated Checkout UX

    In this tutorial, learn how to take your default checkout form and make it into something that your users can enjoy. They will have the ability to sign in and see their details, or just simply checkout while creating their...

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  • Secure Zone Re-Authentication Tweaks

    Business Catalyst updated the secure zone edit details form requiring re-authentication when a user updates their important details such as email address or password. Unfortunately this was released with some major flaws. Watch this tutorial to learn how to make...

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  • Secure Resource Files

    Setup a secure resource files page behind a secure zone and assign media downloads to unique individuals, companies or groups. In this Business Catalyst tutorial learn an easy way to develop and administer secure media downloads.

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  • Dynamic Paid Secure Zone Memberships on Forms

    Easily add or remove new paid memberships or update pricing for memberships or recurring products. Normally this requires editing the html code in your forms which made it difficult for yourself or clients to easily be able to update. This...

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  • Developer Level 1 Course Video Series

    The original developer level one course that helped developers around the world get over the initial learning curve has been remastered for on-demand viewing.

    This course walks you step-by-step through building a Business Catalyst website from start to finish.

    While some of...

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  • Member Lookup on Password Reset Form

    The default password reset form in Adobe Business Catalyst is great but has one drawback that will frustrate your users. Before sending a user a password reset email, the website should actually check to see if the person is a...

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  • Access Multiple Secure Zones Using One Login Form with Liquid

    Providing one login form for users regardless of the secure zone they are subscribed to can enhance a sites usability. In this video you will learn how to make 2 simple modifications to the standard Adobe Business Catalyst login form...

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  • Getting a List of a User's Secure Zones

    Learn how to combine data by looping through an array of objects using javascript, jquery, and liquid. The practical example used in this video is generating a comma separated list of the secure zones that a user is subscribed to.

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  • Change Content Based on Logged-in State

    Learn how to show and hide content based on whether or not the user is logged into the front end of the website. The liquid implementation is typically recommended over the css and js alternatives but we show you how...

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  • Creating a Better Add to Favorites Experience in Business Catalyst

    Learn how to implement a better add to favorites in Business Catalyst that gives you control over the styling of your add to favorites links and provides a better user experience for your visitors.

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