If you are thinking of integrating Wishlist Member with WooCommerce and you have done some research you probably came up with these 2 plugins that allow you to accomplish the integration:
Using any of the 2 plugins above you can integrate Wishlist Member with WooCommerce, however, the plugins are different from one another significantly, and offer different features and integration options.
Here is the complete comparison of Wishlist Member WooCommerce Plus and the Wishlist Member Integration plugin.
You can click on the “Info” link in every feature to navigate to thorough explanations and screenshots:
Cash on Delivery (COD) payment gateway allows you to sell products through your online store, but receive the payment only when the product is delivered to the customer.
When using the Cash on Delivery function the payment will be set to “Processing” until the payment is collected when the delivery is done.
Some of our clients have asked us if Cash on Delivery will work with Wishlist Member WooCommerce Plus plugin.
The short answer is – Yes!
This is the more thorough explanation that will help you better understand how Wishlist Member WooCommerce Plus plugin works:
Wishlist Member WooCommerce Plus plugin integrates Wishlist Member and WooCommerce and allows you to sell memberships (membership levels and / or pay-per-posts) through your WooCommerce store.
Using Wishlist Member WooCommerce Plus you can assign a WLM SKU to a WooCommerce product as you can see from the example screenshot below:
The SKU limit is not a Wishlist Member WooCommerce Plus limit but just the way WooCommerce work regarding duplicates SKUs.
When using Wishlist Member WooCommerce Plus to integrate Wishlist Member with WooCommerce, the payment process is managed by the WooCommerce platform.
Therefore, the purchase flow via WooCommerce is just the same as the regular Woo payment flow when NOT using the integration plugin (Wishlist Member WooCommerce Plus).
This is the purchase flow when selling via WooCommerce:
- Adding products to cart and going to the checkout page
- Typing the payment form details and completing the payment
- Redirected to the purchase receipt
Many of our customers have been asking us how they can redirect their Woo customers to a Wishlist Member registration form to create a Wishlist account after they complete the payment process in the payment gateway so the flow would be like this:
In the last few years, if you wanted to integrate Wishlist Member & WooCommerce, you only had one option and that was to use the extension developed by WooThemes, the developers of the WooCommerce platform.
It would only make sense to use this extensions as this was the only one available. However, about 9 months ago we have developed Wishlist Member WooCommerce Plus, which is a complete integration plugin for Wishlist Member & WooCommerce that takes the integration between these 2 great products to a whole new level.
In the meantime, WooThemes has stopped supporting their Wishlist Member WooCommerce extension and in the last few months they even stopped selling it on their website.
Infect, the only information you can ever find of its existence is the product documentation that was left online for old users.
So why you should never use WooThemes Wishlist Member extension?
Here are 4 main reasons not to use the WooThemes extension for Wishlist Member & WooCommerce: