Better Access Control
My assumption upon purchasing Sensei was that access to course content could be restricted to users who actually purchase the course. But it seems I was mistaken. As it turns out, ANY logged-in user can access course content, whether they've purchased that course or not. This strikes me as a huge problem.
I know you can use something like Groups to limit access, but that's not an acceptable solution – it's convoluted and requires purchase of an additional extension: Groups for WooCommerce. Given Sensei's advertised integration with WooCommerce, this kind of access control should be baked-in.
Frankly, I'm nonplussed that it isn't.
Hey what about if the actual page and lessons are blocked with a content privacy plugin like Protect Content Pro, Memberships or something else? Would this work? Thanks!
Thanks Dan. I just tested with a fresh dummy account on my site, and you're quite right – no access to content without purchase. I'm perplexed, though, as to why my previous dummy account seemed able to access the course regardless. I'll keep testing and notify Woo if I find anything amiss.
Thanks again for the quick response.
If you link a course to a WooCommerce product then it is only accessible to people who have purchased that course. Please check the docs - http://docs.woothemes.com/document/sensei/#section-11 - and if you have trouble with it, please submit a support ticket so we can help you out. Thanks.