Apart from the books and media files, you can also sell posts, pages, and custom post types on your WordPress website. To start selling posts and other premium content online, you simply need to register your domain name and subscribe to WordPress Ecommerce or if in case you are already active in blogging with WordPress then first install-activate the WooCommerce plugin on your website followed by Pay For Post plugin.
Pay For Post with WooCommerce is a free plugin that allows you to sell posts, pages, and custom post types on your WordPress Ecommerce website in three simple steps.
- Create a product
- Create a post, page or any custom post type
- Associate your product with your post from the Pay For Post WooCommerce meta box
What It Does?
The free version of this plugin enables you to create premium posts, pages, and custom post types, this premium content can only be viewed after purchase. It gives you the ability to protect a single post or multiple posts as a single product or to protect single posts with multiple products.
How It Works?
When someone clicks a premium post, a restriction message is displayed asking the user to first purchase the content by clicking the displayed ‘Add To Cart’ button and complete the checkout process.
You can grant access to users for a limited time and set custom pricing on any post or page on a website. You can also use subscription patters for granting access to multiple posts for a specified time.
The premium content on your website displays a global restricted content message which can be customized from the admin panel of your website. The premium version of this plugin offers you some additional functionalities such as the listing of purchased content on order receipt and order confirmation page, a tab on the account page to list out all purchased content, and more restriction options.
Apart from this, the plugin also offers you two simple shortcodes (listed on this plugin’s page) to display posts and pages you have made available for purchase. It uses native WooCommerce functionality to ensure future compatibility.