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Video Lessons Manager Payments Add-on For WordPress

Allows you to charge site visitors money for viewing a video course and setting a subscription duration.

Works in Conjunction with CM Video Lessons Manager Pro

Video Lessons Manager Payments Add-on Description

The CM Video Lessons Manager Payments Add-on for WordPress supports adding payments support for Video Courses on your WordPress website. Payments or Subscription requirements can be applied site wide, to collections of videos or on a video by video basis.

This level of control allows for providing some introductory course videos to your viewers free of charge and then restricting other course material to subscribed customers only.

Add Payments page for Students

Site visitors can be directed to the subscription page on different parts of the site or menu to pay for the course. They can also be prompted to subscribe when attempting to view paid course content.
Payments page for Course Subscriptions
Payments page for Course Subscriptions

Offer visitors access to course overview videos, course section introduction videos and taster videos. Then encourage interested customers to buy a subscription to access the full content of the course.

Use WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads Cart System

The payments system is supported by using WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads as your cart system. Once installing any of these two plugins you can use any payments gateway to process the payments

Video Lessons Manager Payments Prerequisite Plugin

You need to have the CM Video Lessons Manager Pro installed before using this add-on

Video Lessons Manager Payments Features

Please check the user guide to learn more about this add-on.

  • Profit From Videos – Making videos demands a lot of resources. Make the most out of your investment and generate revenue from video lessons.
  • Choose How to Charge – You can set a price for individual videos, collections of videos or the whole site. That way, it’s possible to apply different strategies to maximize monetization and conversion.
  • Versatile Interface – You can choose from different parts of the website to direct users to the subscription page. This way, you can tailor the informations about payments according to the website’s navigation.
  • EDD and WooComerce Support – The add-on supports both leading payments platforms. They enable your visitors to pay for content in hassle-free environment, using trusted payment gateways such as PayPal and credit cards.
  • Expansible – Further enhance your video classes by offering your students proof of completion with the Certificate Add-on and testing their knowledge with the Quiz Add-on.

Video Lessons Manager Payments Related Add Ons

Video Lessons Manager
Manage video lessons & online video courses as well as allow users and admin to track progress. Lets users leave notes and mark their favorite videos within Wordpress. The plugin supports adding a pay-per-view fee for your courses and video webinars.
[ Video]  [ Userguide]
Video Lessons Payments
CM Video Lessons Payments AddOn allows admin to charge for viewing a video channel or course and setting a subscription duration. Works with WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads cart which supports over 50 payment gateways
[ Video]  [ Userguide]
Video Lessons Certificates
Send users a certificate once the student has watched all videos in a lesson or course. You can customize the certificate as much as needed and export it as PDF. Can be combined with the Quiz Add-on.
[ Video]  [ Userguide]
Video Lessons Quiz
Supports adding quiz knowledge test after completing a video lesson. The admin can define score for passing test and receiving a certification. The admin can also track results
[ Video]  [ Userguide]

Video Lessons Manager Payments Frequently Asked Questions

What payment methods does this add-on work with?

The payments add-on for Video Lessons Manager works with either the Easy Digital Downloads or the WooCommerce payment platforms. By default these use PayPal which can also offer guest checkout so your users won’t need to log into a PayPal account to pay for video content.

However if you wish to use a different payment gateway to PayPal there are plenty of other options offered by both EDD and WooCommerce, some are free others are paid.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

Can coupon codes be created to discount paying for Subscribing for content?

Yes. Easy Digital Downloads and WooCommerce both support the creation of coupon codes.

How do I set the price of paying for video content?

The price you charge for access to your Video content is controlled through the EDD Payments tab in the Video Lessons Manager Settings.

To learn more about this see the Help Article

Does this add-on allow me to charge on a video by video basis or only for all the content on my site?

You can do either. You can charge your users to view individual video lessons or you can charge them for access to all of the lessons on your site.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

Is there any way for me to integrate this with MicroPayments?

Yes, the plugin integrates with the CreativeMinds MicroPayments plugin.

By integrating Video Lessons with MicroPayments you can allow users to pay for video content using their MicroPayments points which they can either pay for using normal online payment methods or by performing certain actions on your site such as posting reviews or comments.

By allowing users to pay with MicroPayments you can incentivize site usage and improve your visitor retention.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

How do my site users know how much time they have left to view video content?

The subscriptions list shortcode which is included can be placed on any page on your site. Visiting this page will display a table of the videos that they are subscribed to and how much time they have remaining for viewing them. It will also provide them with a link when their viewing time expires.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

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What can I charge my video lessons customers for? For one lesson at a time or for many?

We currently facilitate charging users for either individual lessons (which can contain multiple videos per lesson), or for access to your entire collection of lessons and courses.

To learn more about charging for individual lessons see this Help article.

or to learn about charging for access to your entire collection Click Here

Still have questions? Send us a message and we will reply within 24 hours.



Version 3.1.3 from 14th May 2018

  • Bugfix related to charging for single video feature
  • Updated package 1.8.9

Version 3.1.2 from 14th Dec 2018

  • Added subscription create trigger with manually order status change by admin

Version 3.1.1 from 6th Nov 2018

  • Fixed issue in automatic subscriber added feature using woocommerce


    Version 3.1.0 from 19th Aug 2018

    • Updated license package
    • Bug fixed related to responsive div structure

    Version 3.0.9 from 10th Apr 2018

    • Made the WooCommerce products downloadable by default which will make WooCommerce to change the order status automatically to completed.

    Version 3.0.8 from 7th Mar 2018

    • Preventing from showing the payment box on the lessons list if subscription is active.
    • Fixed bug with labels.

    Version 3.0.7 from 28th feb 2018

    • Fixed bug with adding the product to checkout twice.

    Version 3.0.6 from 26th feb 2018

    • Fixed problem with showing backlink on the EDD receipt page.

    Version 3.0.5 from 20th feb 2018

    • Fixed issues with paybox after loaded another lesson by AJAX.

    Version 3.0.4 from 15th Feb 2018

    • Enabled processing shortcodes in the guest text in the payment box.

    Version 3.0.3 from 14th Feb 2018

    • Fixed issue with labels.
    • Fixed issue with showing payment box twice for non logged-in users.
    • Updated licensing library.

    Version 3.0.2 from 20th Dec 2017

      Fixed activating the subscription after buying EDD standalone products.

    Version 3.0.1 from 10th Dec 2017

    • Fixed problem with version number and updates appearing.

    Version 3.0.0 from 4th Dec 2017

    • Added WooCommerce Support.

    Version 2.1.3 from 20th June 2017

    • Updated licensing package.

    Version 2.1.2 from 28th April 2017

    • Fixed an issue with EDD Payments tab not showing on the settings page

    Version 2.1.1 from 20th April 2017

    • Modification that recognizes standalone purchasing the EDD products related to Video Lessons.

    Version 2.1.0 from 29th Jan 2017

    • Introducing the single video payments.

    Version 2.0.0 from 14th Oct 2016

    • Modified plugin to use EDD Downloads instead of a fee feature.

    Version 1.1.0 from 05th Oct 2016

    • Added Back link to the channel page on the Receipt page after payment.