Similar to configuring the PayPal extension for multi-tiered pricing, this tutorial will cover how to configure the extension for multi-unit (time period) pricing. For example, if you offer 1 month for $10, but want to offer discounts for 6 months and 1 year at $55 and $100 respectively.
The PayPal Subscription Extension operates by setting a user’s expiration date to today + the subscription period. For example, if the subscription period is 1 year, the expiration date will be one year from now.
But what if you want all users to expire/renew on the same day of the year? Or if you would like to just set a hard date far out in the future? Yes, there is a way you can do such things.
There is an action hook that comes just after the user’s expiration date is automatically set – wpmem_exp_after_set_exp. Using this action, you can create a custom function to change the expiration date that is automatically set by the extension to whatever you want. Here are three simple examples. [Read more…]
People have asked how I manage user forum access when using the PayPal subscription extension. Here is how I do it on this site. [Read more…]