How to add MVC project to existing ASP.NET Web Form that uses ASP.NET Membership

Using Visual Studio 2013 with ASP.NET 4.x, in C#. I have an existing Web Site (not an actual Project right now) that uses the "classic" ASP.NET Membership provider (stored in SQL Server).

For new features though, I want to use MVC.

How do I do so? Need to know the steps in general involved, but especially how to tell MVC to use the existing ASP.NET SQL Server membership tables.

Also, do I need to first convert the ASP.NET Web Site into an actual Project?
cdakzAsked:
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Eddie ShipmanAll-around developerCommented:
First, I think you should read on setting up membership in the MVC project. You should be able to use the same tables.
cdakzAuthor Commented:
The last comment doesn't seem to answer my question about whether a web app needs to be converted into  a proper web project.

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cdakzAuthor Commented:
Nobody responded to my root question.
Eddie ShipmanAll-around developerCommented:
Actually, you can use both in a project so you really didn't ask your question correctly. I read the question as you were wondering if you could use the same authentication tables in your MVC project and I answered that.
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