You should watch all the following video tutorials to familiarize yourself with the basic functionality of the WP eMember plugin.
1. WP eMember Installation
2. How to Setup a Free Membership Site
3. How to Setup a Premium Membership Site
This video tutotial shows you how to quickly setup the plugin to protect content that is available only for premium members (Membership is not free)
Note: This tutorial uses eStore to create the payment buttons but you don’t have to use eStore (You can use standard PayPal button to create the payment buttons… see video number 4)
4. How to Use a Standard PayPal Button to Create a Premium Membership site
5. How to Manage Content Protection in eMember
Other Miscellaneous Tutorials
A. Very Basic Example of Setting up Free Membership
B. Basic Example of eStore and eMember Integration
C. How to Hide WordPress Pages from Showing on the Navigation Menu
You can also follow the navigation menu customization tutorial to learn more on customizing your navigation menu.
Building an Online Learning Platform
Check this video tutorial series by Dr. Richard Stibbard
We have a lot of usage documentation for the membership plugin so go over the documentation at your own pace.