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WooCommerce Subscriptions

Start with our Introduction to WooCommerce Subscriptions, a premium WooCommerce extension that allows you to sell products and services with recurring payments.



  • Subscription Switching with Coupons

    Subscription switches can be tricky, especially when involving coupons. This section clarifies coupon application during switches, helping you understand available discounts and their usage timing. How subscription switching works with coupons Switching from one subscription to another uses the normal checkout process. Consequently, coupon application for switches closely mirrors that of standard subscription purchases. Let’s […]

  • Subscriptions and the GDPR

    Woo Subscriptions supports the tools that enable store managers to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This support is built on the functionality included in WooCommerce and WordPress. Below is information on how these two handle customer data. Data Subscriptions Uses Subscriptions accesses and records data similar to WooCommerce. The data used by […]

  • Subscriptions General Settings

    Once installed, WooCommerce Subscription extension settings can be found and set at WooCommerce > Settings > Subscriptions. This guide explains each section of settings and what it controls:  Button Text Settings “Add-to-Cart” and “Place Order” buttons include the default text “Sign-Up Now” when a subscription product is being added to the cart or purchased. You […]

  • Subscriptions Guided Tour

    We start with explaining the power of Subscriptions and run all the way through choosing a payment method, settings, creating products, viewing reports, and all of the ways to manage your customers subscriptions. Click on any of the titles to watch what you want from our Subscriptions Guided Tour. Enjoy!   Setup & Creation A Subscriptions Primer Choosing […]

  • Subscriptions Requirements

    Requirements In order to use the Woo Subscriptions extension, there are a few requirements. This guide lists those requirements to help everything run smoothly. Also take a look at the WooCommerce requirements and server recommendations. Requirements PHP Version 7.0 or greater MySQL Version 5.6 or greater WordPress Version 5.9 or greater WooCommerce Version 6.5 or […]

  • Subscriptions Scheduled Action Errors

    WooCommerce Subscriptions uses an applicaiton called Action Scheduler to process scheduled events, like subscription renewals and expiration. If an error occurs when processing such and event, a notice appears in the WordPress admin dashboard that alert store managers of the error. This scheduled actions errors guide explains why the notice is displayed, the likely causes […]

  • Subscriptions Switching Use Case: Changing Quantities

    Changing Quantities In addition to switching between different products or variations, it is also possible to switch between different quantities of the same product or variation. This is useful to allow customers to change the quantity of items on their subscription. For example, a customer subscribed to 2 bags of coffee per month might need […]

  • Tracking Switches

    When a customer switches a product on a subscription, the way that changes on the subscription depend on a number of factors. This section explains how WooCommerce Subscriptions implements switching under different conditions. It then explains how to keep track of switches by using orders generated at the time of the switch. Updating Product Line […]

  • What’s New in Subscriptions 3.1

    WooCommerce Subscriptions 3.1 contains a couple notable features – Updated REST API and Cart and Checkout Blocks integration. Version 3.1 is a “minor” release and is backwards compatible with sites running previous versions of WooCommerce Subscriptions. In order to ensure a smooth update process, please refer to the Subscriptions Upgrade Guide. Features WooCommerce Cart and […]

  • All Products for WooCommerce Subscriptions

    Overview All Products for WooCommerce Subscriptions (APfS) allows you to add subscription plans to existing products. It also introduces features that give customers more freedom to create and manage subscriptions. With APfS, customers can: Requirements All Products for WooCommerce Subscriptions requires: Documentation Contents Store Owner’s Guide Use Cases Customize & Extend Compatibility FAQ & Feedback […]