SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

Add a custom Member Area section in WooCommerce Memberships

WooCommerce Memberships 1.5 has been recently released. This release consisted of a compatibility release that added support for WooCommerce 2.5, and also included a number of minor tweaks and bug fixes (see here for the complete Memberships changelog). Soon we will begin work on the next release to introduce new features! Meanwhile, here’s another post about the Member Area, a feature introduced in Memberships 1.4 early last December. This component creates a new page accessible from…

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SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

WooCommerce Memberships: Check for any active membership

WooCommerce Memberships is designed to allow stores to have as many membership plans as desired, and in turn lets you allow customers to have more than one membership. The plugin has conditional checks that allow you determine if a customer / user is an active member of a particular plan, as this only requires the plan ID or slug. However, checking to see if a customer / user is an active member of any plan…

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SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

Modifying the WooCommerce Memberships Member Area

A couple of weeks ago at SkyVerge we released WooCommerce Memberships 1.4. This new update brought significant innovations in the front-facing side of the extension, with a new “Members’ Area” to display membership information to plan members. This component is based off a few template files which, like any other template in WooCommerce, are fully customizable and extensible. To support these templates, we have also introduced some new WordPress hooks and template PHP functions, as part as of…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce Memberships Version 1.4 Released

WooCommerce Memberships 1.4 is here! This release comes with many tweaks and new features, the most prominent of which is a “Members Area” page. The members area lets your members to review what’s featured in their membership plan: access to restricted content, members-only products, and member-exclusive discounts. This was a most sought feature on WooIdeas – the WooCommerce public board for feature requests and user ideas. In case you have been wondering if it’s worth voting for…

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SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

WooCommerce Memberships: Renew with a Different Plan

By default, WooCommerce Memberships includes a “Renew” link for an expired membership. This allows the member to renew the membership by repurchasing the product (if available and at its current price) to resume the membership. This lets your member continue with any dripped content s/he already has access to once a set-length membership had expired if the member chooses to re-purchase. However, we had a very interesting question recently: can you use this to provide…

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How to Simplify Free WooCommerce Checkout

For most WooCommerce checkouts, customers will be purchasing products and remitting payment to your store. They may also be selecting shipping methods or entering coupon codes. However, when customers purchase a free item, you may not need all of the fields at checkout if you’re not collecting any payment for shipping. As a result, you may require almost none of the checkout fields. While WooCommerce will helpfully remove payment method selection for free checkouts, the…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce Memberships version 1.1 Released

Version 1.1 of WooCommerce Memberships was released this week, which adds a few new features to make content public, display content to non-members, and improves the User Switching plugin integration. We also added a public feature voting list to our documentation, which shows the features we have on our roadmap, and allows users to vote for their favorites so we can better prioritize them. Make Content Public WooCommerce Memberships makes it super easy to restrict…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce Memberships is here!

It feels so incredible to finally launch a project that our team has been building for almost a year: WooCommerce Memberships is here! First, a Brief History We build a lot of plugins at SkyVerge, and we use even more. While we don’t have the capacity to do much client work now, we’ve had several long-standing relationships and retainers with clients, and we’ve done a lot of custom work over the past couple of years….

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