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How can I require customers apply for a membership and approve their access?

While WooCommerce Memberships is flexible in how your customers can become members, it’s useful for some sites to let customers apply for a membership and then accept or reject their membership. This is desirable for merchants who want a great deal of control over who gets access to membership perks on their site. If you’re interested in setting up Memberships to require application and approval, please let us know! In the meantime, here are a…

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Better delayed memberships and inherited restrictions with WooCommerce Memberships

The holiday season has already started at SkyVerge with WooCommerce Memberships v1.12 hitting WordPress updates worldwide this week. 🌍 It’s been 2 months since version 1.11 was released, and we’re releasing some small improvements as our last feature release this year. (We freeze releases over the holidays so only critical bug patches are deployed during your busiest sales season.) Let’s go ahead with the unboxing! 🎁 Inheriting restriction rules Some content in WordPress (like pages)…

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Displaying content for team owners with Teams for WooCommerce Memberships

Today’s Ask SkyVerge question comes from Nikki about Teams for WooCommerce Memberships: Is there any way to display messages for people who are team owners? I’d like to add some messages specifically for team owners to our dashboard to help them get set up with their teams. This is doable! Teams comes with a bunch of global and helper functions that you can find in the developer documentation — in particular, we’ll want to use…

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WooCommerce Memberships: A RESTful API and Jilt integration for advanced emails

WooCommerce Memberships 1.11.0 is here! The new version is packed with important features both above and under the hood. This release of Memberships represents an important milestone in the evolution of this extension, and we’re very excited to see what it brings next. We have a really cool new integration, tools developers will love, and better guidance for new users. Let’s dive in! 🌊 PHP 5.3 is now required Starting from this version, Memberships will…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

Introducing MailChimp for WooCommerce Memberships

Memberships has gone bananas! πŸ˜› Just over a month ago we announced our first add-ons for WooCommerce Memberships, and now we’re already doubling down with a new premium add-on to combine the powers of Memberships with MailChimp! MailChimp for WooCommerce Memberships allows you to synchronize your members with any MailChimp list, and segment members according to plan and membership status. Why MailChimp? At SkyVerge, engaging with our customers is super important. Not only do we…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

Memberships 1.10: spring edition!

Spring is here, and with it, a shiny new Memberships release! This WooCommerce Memberships release cycle focused on two main components: free shipping for members and batch processing. It also comes with a number of new improvements and lots of tweaks under the hood we hope you’ll love. Create your own “prime” shipping for store members! The first major feature we’ve added is just as exciting as it sounds, so I’ll cover it first. πŸ™‚…

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SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

Using Dynamic Pricing with WooCommerce Memberships

WooCommerce Memberships has the ability to provide discounts for members. This is a popular way to provide perks or wholesale pricing for certain groups of customers. However, Memberships does not have complex sets of rules for for pricing, such as the ability to set discounts at tiers for membership products. You can use Dynamic Pricing for this sort of set up, as it lets you add pricing rules based on role, quantity tiers, and more….

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Add-ons for WooCommerce Memberships are here!

WooCommerce Memberships has been one of our flagship products at SkyVerge for a couple years, and today we’re very excited for the next evolution of the Memberships ecosystem. When we originally built Memberships, our main goals were to provide a robust integration with Subscriptions for content protection, while also ensuring that sites could offer store perks to certain groups of customers (such as discounts or exclusive products). Over time, we’ve seen Memberships grow from a…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce Memberships 1.9: Paving the way for Teams

WooCommerce Memberships version 1.9 is being released today! Exactly one year after 1.7, our biggest feature-packed release since the plugin inception. In between there have been 15 releases, 1 minor and 14 patch releases (according to semantic versioning terms). That’s more than one plugin update per month! Version 1.8 was too an important release: it had to account for WooCommerce 3.0 compatibility, an important milestone for the world’s largest eCommerce platform. For this reason, though,…

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Add a Lock Icon to WooCommerce Memberships Restricted Posts

We’ve gotten this question a few times, most recently from Jon: Can I add a lock icon before restricted posts? I already use FontAwesome, but I’m not sure how to add / remove the lock depending on whether the customer has access. Definitely do-able πŸ™‚ As Jon has noted though, be sure that FontAwesome is already loaded on your site so the icon can be shown. To add the icon, we’ll filter the_title to adjust…

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