How to offer additional downloads for your WooCommerce Subscription customers?

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How to offer additional downloads for your WooCommerce Subscription customers?

When you are selling your customers subscription-based products through your website, you have to constantly provide them with value, so that they will keep subscribing.

A great way of doing this is by providing them with digital content that they can download off your site. With the WooCommerce Subscription Downloads plugin, which is an extension of WooCommerce Subscriptions, you can do just this, and it couldn’t be easier to set up.

In this article, I will show you how to install, configure and use this very useful plugin.

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WooCommerce Subscription Downloads
WooCommerce Subscriptions

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Installation

WooCommerce Subscription Downloads requires that you first install WooCommerce Subscriptions. If you haven’t already done this, complete the following steps:

  1. Go to the WooCommerce Subscriptions webpage and both buy and download the plugin.
  2. Go to your WooCommerce dashboard. Then, from the Plugins menu, select Add New.
  3. From the Add Plugins page, click Upload Plugin and afterward click Choose File.
  4. Select the file that you just downloaded and click Open. Then, click Install Now.
  5. Finally, click Activate Plugin.

To install WooCommerce Subscription Downloads, do the following:

  1. Go to the WooCommerce Subscription Downloads webpage and both buy and download the plugin.
  2. Go to your WooCommerce dashboard. Then, from the Plugins menu, select Add New.
  3. From the Add Plugins page, click Upload Plugin and afterward click Choose File.
  4. Select the file that you just downloaded and click Open. Then, click Install Now.
  5. Finally, click Activate Plugin.

Configuration and Use

The first step in configuring the plugin is to create an active subscription product using WooCommerce Subscriptions.

Next, create a downloadable product. From the WooCommerce menu, select Products and click Add New. Then, from the Product Type dropdown list, select either Simple Product or Variable Product, and click Downloadable on.

Now, you have to tie this downloadable product to an active subscription product. You do this by clicking the General tab and selecting the subscription product from the Subscriptions dropdown list.

Finally, click the Publish button on the top right-hand corner of the page.

Your customers can then find this downloadable product when they go to their My Accounts page.

Final Words

As you can see, creating digital downloads tied to your subscription products couldn’t be simpler with WooCommerce Subscription Downloads. It’s an easy and inexpensive way to add value to the subscription-based products that you offer.

If you have any questions about the plugin that weren’t answered here, please feel free to ask them in the comment section below. Also feel free to add any pertinent comments that you have about the plugin.

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