Membership Website Templates
Create a Professional Membership Website with Templates Designed for Member Organizations
Generic websites - hand-crafted with HTML editors or free templates provided by web hosting companies - are not tailored for associations, clubs and non-profit groups. Contrast this with Wild Apricot: our system has been purposefully designed as all-in-one website with built-in suite of organizing and communication tools for these kinds of organizations. Why does it matter? Simply because you can setup your own Wild Apricot website in 2 hours - with all the interactive tools like membership management and event registration automatically integrated to automate the administrative tasks.
See if you identify with the following common website management challenges (and how Wild Apricot can help):
It took you many weeks to have it designed and set up
(With Wild Apricot professionally designed templates and tools your new website will be up and running in two hours. Full membership management and event registration toolset included)
Every update takes too long - and costs you way more than it should!
(On Wild Apricot website, anyone with knowledge of Microsoft Word can easily update web pages).
There are many outdated pages on your site, events from two tears ago, board members long gone
(Wild Apricot automates archival of events, membership renewals and make it extremely easy to keep your site clean and up to date)
Staff and volunteers struggle with complicated user-unfriendly software
(Wild Apricot whole design philosophy is a powerful web tool which is easily used by anyone on your staff or any volunteer with basic word processing skills.)
You have to juggle a bunch of separate services to keep them all synchronized: your website, your member database, your event registration, your mailing list an so on.
(Wild Apricot includes all of these tools, seamlessly integrates them and saves you hours and hours every month.)
Take 2 minutes to open a demo account and see for yourself how Wild Apricot makes it easy to create and manage your website:
- Create your website quickly from a selection of professionally-designed templates
- Customize its look and feel: Point and click to change colors and text style across your website instantly
- Create unlimited numbers of web pages, organize them as needed
- Personalize your page header with your logo, name, anything. Select from hundreds of page header backgrounds or load your own.
- Use advanced web technologies like CSS customization for absolute control over your site look and feel
- Easily transfer content from your old website. Or start in small steps - integrated new Wild Apricot pages into your current site or use Wild Apricot only as a member website
- Instantly use integrated interactive pages like event calendar, blog, searchable member directory, discussion forum, online application and more
Create a Professional-Looking Website in Minutes:
You don't have to be tech-savvy and master complex website technologies. Wild Apricot's website templates are a great jump start to creating good-looking websites. Our website templates are professionally designed for membership based organizations, such as:
- Professional and Trade Associations
- Hobby and Interest Clubs
- Student and Alumni Associations
- Advocacy and Activist Groups
- Community Organizations
- Charities and Support organizations
Each template comes with a set of matching text styles (heading styles, highlighted text and so on). Try a different website template and change the design at any time - all the pages and text will be absolutely safe. And there are many aspects of the website you can customize further.
And of course you can use your own domain name with Wild Apricot.
Play around with the tools available: Demo
Easily Customize Your Website to Create a Distinctive Look:
Wild Apricot gives you a jump-start to quickly create your website with templates - and equips you with easy to use and powerful tools to customize it:
Point and click to change colors and text style across your whole website instantly. Pick the shade of green for menu background to match your logo. Set the text headings size and color to match.
Your website page header instantly communicates your site personality, your organization identity and purpose. Add your logo and organization name, place them as needed, use one of hundreds of sleek header backgrounds - or add your own picture as a header background.
Use the page footer for copyright notices, additional links, your address or sponsor logos.
Create and Update Your Webpages Effortlessly:
With Wild Apricot you can add a new webpage to your site in a few minutes. Select a desired page layout, position it in the menu, name it. Start typing - and use familiar word processing tools to format your text - use colors, bullets tables, links, load up pictures and documents. Organize pages in a logical multi-level hierarchy to make it easy for people to navigate.
Make Your Website a One-Stop Shop:
Automatically integrate and automate all of your organization's functions: event calendar and online registration, membership application and secure online member self-service, searchable member directory, online fundraising, blog and discussion forums - all in one easy to access and navigate website. All these tools come with every Wild Apricot account.
Transfer Your Old Website Into Your New Wild Apricot one Quickly:
Already have a website? No worries. You can replicate the look and feel with Wild Apricot customization tools, and then just cut and paste the text into your new Wild Apricot website. Or incorporate information from brochures you already have on hand. (You can also import your membership records easily)
Or take your time and start slowly by using Wild Apricot only as a member website - and keep your website for the general public the way it is for now.
Finally, you have an option to keep your current website and integrated Wild Apricot functions into your web pages with our widgets!
Advanced customization and mobile capability using CSS:
Want even more control over design? CSS is the advanced web technology used as a standard by all modern websites. Wild Apricot system provides with direct access to CSS customization of your website - and to HTML code of webpages. Dive in and experiment with CSS yourself - or involve professional web designers to make your website look as crispy and attractive as your imagination and their design skills.
If your members aren't already using mobile devices like smartphones or tablets, they will be soon. Your website needs to work not only on desktops but on iPhones, iPads, Android phones, Android tablets, and other devices to come!
Wild Apricot includes advanced customization tools (CSS and Theme Overrides) which let you give public visitors and members access to your web pages, and even conduct transactions on their mobile devices. (Some administrative functions can be used from mobile devices as well, however full administration capabilities do require desktop computer for now.) If you're new this type of design, we are working on guides to get you started creating responsive page layouts that will adapt your website to different sized screens.
Wild Apricot site examples:
Below are Samples of Websites Running on Wild Apricot Software.
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If you need a unique look for your website, we can design a custom website template - or work with your designer to create a template you can use for your Wild Apricot website. For example, if you represent an educational institution, we can setup a custom Wild Apricot website template which you will set as a standard for all the student and alumni organizations under your umbrella.