WP-Events is taking over the event functionality ability of websites. Dozens of websites are utilizing the plugin to intuitively transform their websites into event management portals with just simple tweaks. Simple UX design and lightweight features make the WP events envy for many.
One of the most prominent WP-Event Manager add on is the Woo-commerce paid listings. A basic understanding of website fundamentals is the only requirement behind implementing these two technologies into your website.
Woo-Commerce enables you to sell tickets. Besides selling tickets, the add on will also help you keep track of sales. You can create multiple tickets can either be redeemed or bought when someone subscribes to the event.
Woo-Commerce paid listing is a PRO add-on and is usually purchased under the ACADP – Woo-Commerce Plans. After you have purchased your subscription to the add-on service, you can now easily create purchase listings and have users pay for them through Woo-Commerce.
Below are the criteria for creating a paid listings plan;
- Featured Listings – These are the listings that are graded as featured. And will always be displayed above normal listings.
- Listings duration – This is the lifetime of each listings that you submit using the plan. To keep listings in this category permanent, ensure that you add a ‘0’.
- Images Limit – Includes the number of images that the plan allows you to use.
- Categories- Determines the category of plans that you create. This ensures that you only create a plan depending with its type and list it under its category.
However, it is must that you have the Woo-Commerce plug in so that you can use its paid listings add on. The setup is pretty easy and less technical. You should make that you enable the appropriate Woo-Commerce plans to avoid conflicts. The plans are found in the WordPress admin section, Monetize settings.
Woo-Commerce services can be added under the “Products” tab.
- Click Products and navigate to Add New” from the WordPress admin panel.
- Include a “Title” plus a “Short Description” for the Plan/Product you are creating.
- Navigate downwards to the “Product data” section and click “Listing Package” from the dropdown menu.
- From the General Tab, you will find the following details and you should fill them.
- Regular price
- Listings Limit
- Listings Duration
- Images Limit
- Finally, after following all the above steps and reviewing that everything is okay, click the publish button.
At the frontend when clients want to choose a subscription, they will choose any of the plans you have created. The payment gateway is handled by Woo-Commerce. Take note that orders made by users are never logged under the WP-Events manager plugin history. To find the payment logs, navigate to the Woo-Commerce Orders menu and you will definitely find them.
Compared to other add-ons, we rated Woo-Commerce paid listings as the most popular one due to its usability, frequency of use by many website owners and its lightweight design. Actually it drives the monetary storms of your website and ensures that your events earn revenue.
Other notable add-ons include Google add-ons, events tag, and Embeddable Events Widget, Calendar and Google maps. All of these add-ons are meant to transform your events website into a full-fledged event management portal.