1.Overview

The Membership for WooCommerce Pro is a comprehensive, supportive, and user-friendly premium solution for selling, managing, and creating membership plans. With the comfort of WooCommerce groups and memberships on your eCommerce store, you can collect recurring revenue and give out members-only discounts on selected products. 

Features

Glancing on the premium features of our WooCommerce membership plugin, they include:
  1. Complete WooCommerce membership account details for users and logs for admin 
  2. Unlimited number of membership plan creation
  3. Select membership products to include in membership plans
  4. Combine multiple membership plan benefits into one plan
  5. Control access to membership pages
  6. Select access to membership products and posts on your eCommerce store
  7. Override membership plan access for members
  8. Better membership reports for admin
  9. Membership sorting by date membership plan was created 
  10. Send out emails for various membership plan actions 

2.Installation

Before installing the Membership for WooCommerce Pro plugin, make sure that you have the Membership for WooCommerce – WordPress plugin installed and activated. Subsequently, you can start working with the pro plugin:

Manual Installation

Manual installation involves uploading a plugin to the web server through your favourite FTP application after downloading it. 

For manually installing Membership for WooCommerce Pro:

  • Buy the Membership for WooCommerce Pro plugin.
  • Download and Unzip the plugin file.
  • Upload the unzipped Membership for WooCommerce Pro folder to the wp-content/plugins directory.
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in the WordPress admin panel.

Download Membership for WooCommerce Now

After you install the plugin, the Membership for WooCommerce plugin will be shown below the option named MakeWebBetter and another option will be generated in the name of Membership where you will find all the membership plans and members.

MakeWebBetter on dashboard

3.Membership Overview

If the admin wants an overview of the features of the Membership for WooCommerce Pro plugin, he can go through this space. It is for the understanding of the admin. It has the  general outlines of Membership for WooCommerce Plugin. 

Go to Dashboard > MakeWebBetter > Membership for WooCommerce > Overview

4.General Settings

For changing the general settings of Membership for WooCommerce plugin:

Go to Dashboard > MakeWebBetter > Membership For WooCommerce > General Settings

The general settings have the following options:

general settings membership pro

1- Enable Membership Plan

Admin can enable/disable Membership for WooCommerce plugin functionality on the front end. The users won’t see it if you disable it. Memberships will no longer be available on your WooCommerce store if you disable it.

To enable/disable membership plans:

  • Go to Dashboard > MakeWebBetter > Membership For WooCommerce > General Settings
  • Push the ‘Enable Membership Plan’ (right to enable & left to disable) 
  • Click Save.  

2- Delete Data at Uninstall 

If enabled, this will automatically delete all the member details and membership data after uninstalling the plugin.  To enable deleting membership data on uninstalling the plugin:  

  • Go to Dashboard > MakeWebBetter > Membership For WooCommerce > General Settings
  • Push the ‘Delete Data At Uninstall’ button
  • Click Save.

3- Show History to User 

Admin can enable the visibility of the user history. This way, the user can visit and see their plan history in the membership tab on ‘My Account Page’. To show history to the user: 

  • Go to Dashboard > MakeWebBetter > Membership For WooCommerce > General Settings
  • Push the button ‘Show History To User’ button
  • Click Save

4- Number of Days Before Membership Expire Email Send

In the box provided against this option, the admin needs to enter the number of days before which he wants to start sending membership expiration notification emails to membership users.  

To set the number of days before which the admin wants to send out emails: 

  • Go to Dashboard > MakeWebBetter > Membership For WooCommerce > General Settings
  • Mention the number of days in the box provided for ‘Number of Days Before Membership Expire Email
  • Click Save. 

After making changes in the general settings of the membership plugin. Save Changes. 

5.Membership Shortcodes

Admin can customize the single product page through the shortcodes that are provided in this space. These shortcodes are in action for:

  • Membership Action Shortcodes
  • Membership Plans Shortcodes
Membership Shortcodes (1)

Admin has a variety of shortcodes that can be pasted on the product page and customized according to their requirements. To access the shortcodes:

Go to Dashboard > MakeWebBetter > Membership For WooCommerce > Membership Shortcodes

 

1- Membership Action Shortcodes

  • Buy Now: This shortcode only returns the buy now button. Use it as [mwb_membership_yes].
  • No Thanks: This shortcode only returns the no thanks button.  Use it as [mwb_membership_no].

2- Membership Plan Shortcodes

  • Membership Plan Title: This shortcode returns the title of the membership plan. Use it as [mwb_membership_title plan_id=your plan ID]
  • Membership Plan Price: This shortcode returns the price of Membership Plan. Use it as [mwb_membership_price plan_id=your plan ID]
  • Membership Plan Desc: This shortcode returns the description of the Membership Plan. Use it as [mwb_membership_desc plan_id=your plan ID]  

6.Membership Report

The membership report section mentions the following details for the admin to take an overview of the membership plans:

  1. Membership Plans: Total number of membership plans active on your WooCommerce store.
  2. Total Members: Total number of users who signed up for different membership plans
  3. Active Members: Total number of users who are actively using different membership plans. 
  4. Pending Member: Total number of users who are on pending status for membership approval. 
  5. Expired Members: Total number of ex-membership users whose membership privileges have been terminated.
Membership Pro Reports

7.License

After installing any premium plugin from MakeWebBetter, the admin is given a license key for authorization and smooth running of the plugin. The admin should enter the purchase code of the Membership for WooCommerce Pro extension for verification. 

For activating the license:

Go to Dashboard > MakeWebBetter > Membership for WooCommerce > License > Enter Purchase Code > Validate   

8.Create WooCommerce Membership Plans

Membership for WooCommerce enables the admin to create multiple membership plans on your eCommerce store and modify their details whenever required. For creating a new membership plan:

Go to Dashboard > Memberships > All Membership Plans > Add Membership Plans

Create WooCommerce Membership plans 1

Consequently, the admin needs to fill in these details for continuing to create the membership plans:

Title, Media & Description :

Mention the name of your plan here. For example, Gold plan, Silver plan, Bronze plan, etc. Below this, you can describe your plan and also add media, just like you do on your regular WordPress website post.

8.1.Create Plan Section

Under the Create Plan section, the following details needs to be filled in:

Create Plan Section
  • Membership Plan Amount: It is the amount at which the admin wants to sell his memberships. Mention the membership cost here. 
  • Include Memberships: The admin can include multiple membership benefits in a single membership plan. Search and include the membership plans in the box provided.
  • Membership Info: Any information related to the membership plan details can be added here. It could be any information that the admin wants to display for the users. Insert membership info in the box provided against the option.   
  • Access Type: The admin can provide access to the members here. Select from Lifetime or Limited. In the limited option, there is a choice of days, weeks, months, and years. 
access type

8.2.Offer Section

Under the offer section, the following details need to be filled in regarding the membership plan offers:

Offer section
  • Offered Products: Select the products you want to offer in the particular membership plans. The admin can add more than one product here.  
  • Offered Product Categories: Select the product categories if you want to offer them in the particular membership plan. The admin can add as many product categories they want.
  • Offered Product Tags: Select the product tags you want to add in the particular membership plan. The admin can select multiple tags.
  • Discount On Products: The admin can apply a discount on the above selected individual products, categories, and tags. Select and input percentage or fixed price discount. 

8.3.Included Section

Under included section, admin needs to fill and select the following details:

Included Section

Included Pages: Select the pages you want to provide access to your membership users. 

Included Products: Select the products you want to include in the membership plan.

Included Product Categories: Select as many product categories for including in the membership plan.

Included Tags: Enter the tags you want to include in the membership plans.

Included Posts: The admin can also include posts in the membership plans. Select and add the posts here.

Include Posts Categories: The admin can select among the available post categories and add them here for the members.

Included Post Tags: All the post tags selected here will be available for the particular membership users.

Accessibility Type: The admin gets to provide accessibility of the membership plans either immediately or specify a time after which the membership plan benefits will be available for the users. Admin can select from days and weeks when specifying time.

accessibility type

8.4.Membership Features Section

Under the membership features section, admin gets the following features:

Membership Features section

Discount On Cart: Admin can select the discount on the cart for the included products, categories, and tags section. Select from discount percentage and fixed price.

Allow Free Shipping: Admin can grant the free shipping privilege to the membership users. Slide in this option to enable free shipping for any specific membership plan.   

Hide Products From Non-Members: Slide this option to hide the exclusive offers and posts from the non-members. Only the members of this plan can access and view the deals available.   

Show Notice To Members: Admin can include a notice for membership users. It can be any detail regarding the current plan. Insert your message in the box provided. 

After mentioning all the details, update to publish the membership plan. So, in this way admin can successfully create and publish as many membership plans as he wants.  

8.5.Manage Free Shipping

After allowing the free shipping option, the admin can directly manage shipping from the membership features section through the following steps:

  • Click Manage Free Shipping.
Membership shipping settings
  • Add Membership Shipping in the shipping methods.
Add membership shipping method
  • Save changes.
  • Admin can edit membership shipping settings anytime.
Membership shipping settings
  • Now the shipping methods will also show membership shipping.
All shipping methods including membership

9.Edit Membership Plans

For editing any prevailing membership plans, 

  • Go to Dashboard > Memberships > All Membership Plans 
  • Select plan you want to edit > Make the desired changes in the plans > Update the page.   

10.Import / Export Membership Plans

Membership for WooCommerce pro plugin allows the admin to import or export membership plans. 

For exporting membership plans:

  • Go to Dashboard > Memberships > All Membership Plans
  • On the top, find and click the ‘Export Plans’ option. This will export all your available membership plans into a simple CSV file that you can find in the downloads folder of your system.
export import membership plans

For importing membership plans: 

  • Go to Dashboard > Memberships > All Membership Plans
  • On the top, find and click the ‘Import Plans’ option. Select and upload the file and all your membership plans will be imported with details.  
import

Please Note While Importing Membership Plans: Admin can import the WooCommerce membership plans and successfully apply this import only if the CSV file products are available in the store. Otherwise, it will fail.

11.Add New Member

Admin can manually add members and assign details from the WordPress dashboard. To add a new member:
Go to Dashboard > Memberships > All Members > Add New

Add new member 1
  • Select a user from existing members or add a new one.
  • Mention billing details like address, phone number, email & payment method.
Billing details
  • Select Plan from Membership Details section from the existing membership plans of your WooCommerce store. 
  • Update status to on-hold, completed, pending & cancelled from the Member Actions box.
  • Update post. And the member will be added manually.
Add New Member 3

12.Edit Members Details

Under the All Members option, admin can edit the details of membership users. For that:
Go to Dashboard > Memberships > All Members > Edit (Any Member)
Under Edit member section admin can:
1- Edit User profile.
2- View other membership plans of the user.

Membership details

3- Change billing details of the member.

4- Update the status of the users membership plan.

Edit Billing Details of user

After making all these changes, the admin can update the page.

 

13.Membership Emails

The Membership for WooCommerce pro plugin allows the admin to send emails to the members for the following actions:

  • Membership plan creation emails
  • Membership Cancel emails
  • Membership To Expire Email
  • Membership Expired email
Membership emails

As far as membership-related emails are concerned, for customizing these emails:

  • Go to Dashboard > WooCommerce > Emails
  • Navigate to membership action emails.

Select the membership action email where the admin can: 

  • Enable / Disable email notifications
  • Edit the email heading
  • Edit membership email subject    

After editing emails, save changes.So, now you know how to work with the premium extension of the Membership for WooCommerce plugin. If you have any further queries, feel free to contact our support.

14.FAQ's

Yes. You should have the latest version of the free Membership for WooCommerce for the proper functioning of the Membership For WooCommerce Pro plugin.

The Customers get the following important benefits using the Membership For WooCommerce Pro plugin:

  • Customers can avail WooCommerce members-only discounts and regularly get great deals on WooCommerce membership products.
  • Membership users can send direct messages to the admin via my Account Page if they have any issues with their WooCommerce membership plans. 
  • Customers receive members-only emails regarding their plan expiry, transactions, cancel membership plans, etc.
  • Customers can buy the top-level membership plans and gain membership benefits from all other plans.

The admin gets the following important benefits using the Membership For WooCommerce Pro plugin:

  • Admin can sell memberships in a single click and edit them from membership products on the product edit page.
  • Admin can sort membership plans and filter them on the user listing page based on the year.
  • Admin can send out and customize emails for WooCommerce membership plan expiry, completion, and cancellation, etc.
  • Admin can allow members-only discounts in different membership plans on various products.

Yes, Membership For WooCommerce Pro has a shortcode to create download links on the product page for members. The Membership for WooCommerce Pro plugin has an improved set of shortcodes for:

  • Product Page Customization
  • Membership Plans

For those shortcodes, you can check those in the Shortcodes Tab of the Membership For WooCommerce Pro plugin.

Yes, Admin can enable the visibility of the user history from the General Settings of the Membership For WooCommerce Pro plugin. This way, the user can visit and see their plan history in the membership tab on ‘My Account Page’.

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