Ensuring students can access courses efficiently is crucial. This documentation outlines three methods to grant course access to students.
Method 1: Direct Purchase on Website #
- Navigate to the Course: Direct the student to navigate to the desired course on your website.
- Add Course to Cart: Student adds the course to their cart.
- Checkout Process: The student proceeds through the checkout process, providing necessary information and completing payment.
- Access Granted: Upon successful payment, the student gains immediate access to the purchased course.
Method 2: Manual Order Placement in WooCommerce #
This method is useful for students who have already paid through an alternative method.
- Access WooCommerce: Go to your WordPress admin dashboard, then navigate to WooCommerce.
- Orders Section: Click on ‘Orders’ then ‘Add Order’.
- Customer Details: Add the customer details manually, including their email address.
- Add Course: In the ‘Order items’ section, add the course that the student has paid for.
- Set Status: Change the order status to ‘Completed’.
- Create: Click ‘Create’ to finalize the order. The student will receive an email confirmation and gain access to the course.
Method 3: Sharing a 100% Discount Coupon #
Distribute free access to a course through a 100% discount coupon.
- Create Coupon: In WooCommerce, go to ‘Marketing’ > ‘Coupons’ > ‘Add Coupon’.
- Coupon Details: Fill in the necessary fields, setting the discount type to ‘Percentage’ and the amount to ‘100’.
- Usage Restriction: Optionally set usage restrictions and limits for the coupon.
- Publish: Click ‘Publish’. Share the coupon code with the student.
- Student Redemption: The student can select the course, proceed to checkout, and apply the coupon to access the course for free.