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Store Manager Guide


  • Enabling Payment Gateways for Subscriptions

    Woo Subscriptions is compatible with many payment gateways that have the features necessary for processing automatic payments. No Available Payment Gateways Warning During the checkout process, Subscriptions will offer a warning if there are no gateways enabled that support Subscriptions and manual payments are not accepted. This message appears on the checkout page in the […]

  • Failed Recurring Payment Retry System

    The Failed Recurring Payment Retry system can help recover revenue otherwise lost due to payment methods being temporarily declined. For example, if a credit card balance was at its limit when attempting the first recurring payment and the charge was declined, it can be successfully processed a few days later when the card owner has […]

  • Limitations of PayPal Standard with Subscriptions

    Although PayPal Standard can be used with Subscriptions, it is also one of the most limited payment gateways. For this reason, it is highly suggested that you understand the limitations that will exist for your subscriptions that use PayPal Standard. What does PayPal Standard not support? Multiple Subscriptions The multiple subscriptions restriction refers to the […]

  • Limited Subscription Payment Coupons

    Limited Subscription payment coupons enhance the core WooCommerce coupon management functionality. This feature allows store managers to create coupons that apply to a certain number of subscription payments. This guide will outline the features of limited coupons, step through their setup, and showcase some special use cases. Limited coupons are coupons that will apply a […]

  • Manually Add or Edit a Subscription

    This guide explains how you, as a store manager, can manually add or change a subscription in your WooCommerce store. We recommend starting with the Subscriptions overview and Store Manager Guide if you have not yet read this important information. Manually add a subscription You may want to sell subscriptions over the phone but still manage them in […]

  • Migrating Subscribers to Woo Subscriptions

    If you have an existing store using another eCommerce platform and selling subscription products, you may wish to migrate your customers from this system into a WooCommerce using Woo Subscriptions. Because a subscription is linked to a product, customer, payment gateway and potentially an order or orders, migrating a subscription can be very difficult. This […]

  • Store Manager Guide to Multiple Subscriptions

    WooCommerce Subscriptions version 2.0 introduced a way to purchase different subscription products in the one transaction. Designing a system for purchasing different subscription products means handling thousands of potential billing schedules, which creates a number of challenges; especially as taxes, shipping, fees and other amounts need to be calculated for each of these billing schedules. […]

  • Subscriber’s View

    This guide provides an overview of the functionality available to customers who purchase a subscription in your store via Woo Subscriptions. For an overview of features for store managers, see the Subscriptions Store Manager Guide. If you have a question not answered here, check the Subscriptions FAQ. My Account Pages After a customer has purchased one or more […]

  • Subscription Orders

    To track the life-cycle of a subscription, the Woo Subscriptions extension creates relationships between orders and subscriptions. This guide provides an overview of each of these relationships and the corresponding order type. If you haven’t already, you should read the Subscriptions Guide for Store Managers before continuing. The information here will also be easier to […]

  • Subscription Payment Methods & Gateways

    This guide provides a list of compatible payment gateway extensions from the Woo Marketplace that support automatic payments, manual payments, or both. For extensions that support automatic payments, it also provides information about supported subscription-specific features. Do note that gateways from outside the Woo Marketplace do not appear on this list. However, it might also support Woo […]