Create Parent and Student Link from Admin #
Step 1: To create a link between parent and student as an administrator, navigate to Parent Access in your WordPress dashboard.
Step 2: Click Create New Link
Step 3: Select which parents and students to link from the drop-down menu.
Step 4: Click Save.
The parent and student link will appear as a link but the student must accept the invite link via email for the link to be confirmed.
Link Students from the Frontend of Your Site #
Creating a parent and student link can be done on the front-end of the website using the Parent & Student Access plugin’s shortcode.
Step 1: Create a page and call it anything you want.
Step 2: Add the following shortcode to the page:
This will display a page where students can be added with email, without email, and allow courses to be linked.
Add Student With Email #
Step 1: Navigate to the page where you inserted the [ldpa_link_accounts] shortcode.
Step 2: Type in the student’s email address and click Add Child. The student must confirm the link for the connection to be confirmed.
Adding Student With Email Video Walkthrough #
Add Student Without Email #
For this setting to be enabled, admins must allow parents to add students without an email address.
Step 1: Fill out the student’s first name, last name, give them a username, and create a password. An auto-generated password will display if you choose to use that.
Step 2: Click Add Child. The student will be assigned a default email. E.g. “[parent email]+@domain.com”.