Here’s a guild-line to create a membership plan along with a short description of the options available.
To start with Goto WCFM Admin settings -> Membership -> Add New ( as shown below)
Once clicked, you will be redirected to “Add new” page with various options to configure the membership plan, here’s a glimpse of the page for adding membership.
Moving ahead let’s discuss the options available here Sequentially:
Disable Membership: Check this to disable the membership plan from your store.
PS: This option is useful if one wants to discontinue a membership plan from a running store.
Hide from Plan table: Enable this option to hide this membership plan from being shown in the membership table.
One time subscription: Enable this to ensure that an individual person is not able to apply for this plan more than once.
Name: Admin can enter the name of the plan here.
Subscribe Button Label: Admin can set the text on the subscription button from here:
Description: Here you can add the description for the membership plan.
Subscribe button configuration ( for edit only) :While editing an existing membership plan, you can configure the subscribe button by the following option below:
Using the above options you can add the provided short code anywhere to your site to show “subscribe button” for this membership plan. You can also place URL to your custom subscription button or link.
Following the above basic information, the admin can move into the settings panel provided to configure the plan, please note that these settings will overwrite the general/default rules set from the settings menu discussed above.
The pay for product feature will allow a member/vendor to pay for an additional number of product(s) if he/she is exceeding more than the prescribed product limit in their plan. So for example, if the purchased plan allows a vendor to publish 10 products, and if he/she needs to publish 1 product more, then this feature will allow them to pay for this extra product. Here’s a screenshot for explanation and a video tutorial as well.
From here you will have the full flexibility of styling your membership page to match with your site’s template.
Admin can also set and configure the rules for rejecting memberships from this settings tab. From here the admin can set what will happen once a membership is rejected, and if the user will get notified for the same, additionally the admin will also be able to set the content of the rejection mail from here.
Similar to cancellation rules, admin is allowed to set the rules if a membership has expired. Here one can set what will happen once the membership plan has expired, the status of its products and also the content of the mail which will be triggered after expiry, here’s a screenshot for better understanding.
This section gives the admin the ability to setup the rules if a membership is cancelled. Here, you can set the status of the cancelled membership, the mail sent for membership cancellation etc. Here’s a briefing of the section here:
This section allows the admin to set the frequency of the reminder mails for renewal of subscription. Additionally, one can also set the content of renewal mail from here.
This section allows the admin to set the frequency of the reminder mails for recurring subscription payment. Additionally, the content of the reminder mails can also be set from here.
Here the admin can set the content of the mail which will be triggered if a user changes his/her membership plan. You can set the content of both the mails which will be triggered to the vendor and admin when the plan of a vendor gets changed.
Admin will receive email notification on new subscription and pending approval request. This section will allow you to manage admin email content of the admin’s mail from here. You will be able to configure the content of new subscription mails, approval mails and notification mail from here.