CM Expert Directory Payments (CMED Add-On) - How To - Charge Users To See Experts (Pay Per View)
Pay Per View
Navigate to the Admin Dashboard → CM Expert Directory → Settings.
Click on the Payments tab.
The Pay Per View Options
In the Pay-per-view section admin can enable Pay-per-view mode. It means that user have to pay for plan to view single experts (eg. for 10 views in 5 days).
Turn on the Pay-per-view - Select this option if you wish to require viewers to pay for displaying the single expert payments.
Click on Add New Plan and define values for pay-per-view mode. The example below uses EDD as the payment system:
- Easy Digital Downloads / WooCommerce Product Association - Select an existing EDD / WooCommerce Product which will be required to use the "Pay-per-view" functionality. Or choose the name and price and click "Create New EDD / WooCommerce Product" to automatically create and assign a new Product.
- Pass items - Number of possible items to be displayed after purchasing a single "pass".
- Pass days - Number of days the purchased "pass" is valid after it's activated.
Pay Per View on front-end
When Pay-per-view is enabled user will be asked to buy a plan when clicking on single expert. Select the plan and click Buy Selected Plan.
User will be redirected to checkout page and after purchase he will receive an e-mail with activation code and link. Click on the link and put code from e-mail to the activation form. Click Submit button.
After submitting activation code you will be allowed to view experts. On the top of each expert page you will see information about code you are using and how many expert you can view until the expiration date.