Using Expiration for Products provides a way to set limited access to a Product, mainly set as downloadable content or generally dependent to licence key . The Expire set-up is easy through the interfaces implemented by WooCommerce Software License plugin.
As default, on order completed the system set automatically the expire details, those consist on few details:
- Subscription start date
- Expiration date
- Licence status
In specific scenarios, the expire details are required to start on a first licence key activation. This can happen anytime in the future, after the order completed. Until the key activation, the product should not be available for use:
The functionality can be controlled through the licensing panel available on a Product dashboard, when using the Expire: