Premier Subscription

$275.00 / year and a $425.00 sign-up fee

Get the latest releases, new add-on packs, and first-tier support response with the Premier Subscription program.   A great way to support ongoing development while keeping your Store Locator Plus product updated.

Note: If you DO NOT HAVE or do not want to create a PayPal account you must select Stripe as your payment option at checkout.
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Description

The Premier Subscription is designed for businesses that rely on the WordPress Store Locator Plus location management and mapping system as a key element of their web and mobile deployment strategy.  The subscription service is a great way to support current and future development of the product while giving you the latest features for a fixed annual cost.  The Premier Subscription also  includes a Network Multisite license, enabling the Store Locator Plus add-ons to work across your multi-sites.

Sign up now and lock in your pricing.   As long as you maintain a current subscription the annual fee will not increase for your account. As long as you have an active subscription your add-ons will be available for network multi-site  license.

What’s Included?

The Premier Plugin

The Premier Plugin, an exclusive add-on pack for Premier Members, brings an entire new set of features to Store Locator Plus that are not available anywhere else.   Like any other plugin, once you download it and install it, you own it.  These added features will NOT go away if your subscription is cancelled but you will not be able to update newer versions if you do not have an active subscription and if changes are made to the Premier product you may  not have access to any “premier only” features  and you will not be able to update the premier plug-in to work with the latest versions of Store Locator Plus. Keep in mind, the Sign up fee is non-refundable.

What are some of the features the Premier Plugin provides?

  • Cluster Map Markers
  • Results Pagination
  • Location Search Influence for Google Address Guessing
  • Hide Google “Peg man” for street view
  • Ability to add Header Rows and Tables in Results
  • Additional Plug-in Styles to optimize the Premier options
  • Defined Boundaries for Map locations
  • Choice of different styles for search form drop down menus
  • Drop Down Auto-submit search functionality
  • Search Box Subtitle option
  • Parent/child drop down menus on the same search form (with Power and Premier subscription activated)
  • WooCommerce product integration with per-location dynamic pricing and integrated buy action buttons.
  • Network Active Multisite install license
  • Territories in results
  • Results Interaction – map marker interaction when clicking on a location in the results list
  • Scheduling for Initial distance and geocoding caching
  • Map Marker tooltip- Shows a tool tip of the location name when a user hovers over a map marker
  • Unique one click plug-in styling
  • Allow Address In URL
  • Blocking Locator requests query by IP

The Premier add-on includes current and new development to be released over the course of your subscription.   UPGRADING to a new version of  your Premier add-on pack  requires an active subscription.    If you want to keep up with the latest set of features you will want to make sure you keep your subscription active.

Follow the Premier product page for more information on the features included in this exclusive product.

PLUS: All Store Locator Plus Premium Add Ons

Get all the Store Locator Plus goodness for no additional fee.

All of the current and future Store Locator Plus premium add-on packages are included in the subscription. As soon as your account is activated you will have access to all of the current premium add-on packs including Power, Experience, and all Third Party Add Ons.

When a new add-on pack is released you will be granted access to the new add-on pack as soon as it is available to the general public for no additional fee.

You also get the Janitor add-on pack as well as the Buy Here For WooCommerce plugin and legacy plugins with your subscription purchase.   Legacy Plugins are available for download via the members-only downloads page.

You also get access to auxiliary products and plugins that are not directly related to Store Locator Plus including several test projects that may become future product lines.

Premier Support Forum

Premier Subscribers will have their questions answered quickly.

All active Premier Subscription accounts will be granted access to the Premier Support Forum.   The Premier Support Forum is monitored and responded to during normal business hours with a target response time of less than one business day.   It is second only to paid one-day email or login support requests for support priority.

Live Chat Access

Live chat is available any time our developers are online.

Request access to the CharlestonSW Slack channels and reach the developers on live chat any time they are online in “code mode”.   Use the Contact Form to request an invite to the Slack channels. The Slack channel is not intended to usurp the Premier forums. The developers might be in the middle of coding and not available to answer general questions so the Premier forum is still the best way to obtain tier one support.

Priority Feature Consideration

When you purchase a Premier Subscription your feature requests are more likely to appear in a future product release.

Premier Support members will be given priority over the standard wish list features that have been requested by the Store Locator Plus community.   When the development schedule allows time for user-requested features to be developed, those features requested by active Premier Subscription members will be put on the top of the list for upcoming enhancements to existing products or development of new add-on packs. Premier is required for ALL CUSTOMIZATION Projects.

Pre-Release Access

Get the next product release before it goes into final production.

Premier Members have access to a special downloads page that has all of the latest production and pre-release productions available for download from the site.    Get the next iteration of your favorite plugin or add-on pack before it is released to the general public.    This allows you to test the upcoming release on YOUR server in YOUR environment before the product is finalized.  Perfect for testing upcoming releases on your test or staging site.
Note: Installing pre-release software on a production server is NOT recommended.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Subscribe?

By purchasing a Premier Subscription you are contributing to the longevity of the Store Locator Plus project.  Subscription purchases provide the funding necessary to focus on long term stability and feature improvements in the existing products.   It is through the ongoing contributions of subscriptions that research and development can continue on the features that matter most to the businesses that rely on the product every day.

When you purchase a Premier Subscription in place of a one-time add-on pack purchase, it is viewed as a vote for continued improvement of the existing products and base plugin.

Are Subscriptions Required To Use The Product?

Not for single site users. But it is required for SLP add-ons to work on those who run Multisite WordPress sites.

The Premier Subscription is not required to activate  single site add-on packs or to keep them active on your site.  All products, those included with the Premier Subscription as well as one-time-purchase add-ons, are buy-once and own-forever products.   They do not “phone home” to a license server unless you have network multi-sites. The single add-on packs work with the base SLP plug-in version releases at the time and of the same version number as  when you bought it.

When your Premier subscription expires the products will not suddenly stop working, but new features with new version updates will not be available.

An active Premier Subscription provides access to all current and future add-on packs, the Premier Support Forum, and insider information articles that keep you informed of current and future developments for the Store Locator Plus product line.    The subscription is a great way to provide ongoing support for the Store Locator Plus project.

What Happens If My Subscription Expires?

Access to your downloads and the Premier Support Forum will go away.   Any files you have downloaded or have active on your WordPress site will still function as normal, however you may not have access to future updates to your add-on packs.   Re-activating your subscription will re-enable downloads and premier forum access.

Are Add On Pack Purchases Going Away?

No.   Users that do not wish to purchase a Premier Subscription can still purchase add-on packs as they have done in the past.   Any add-on pack they purchase will be available for download and will be updated on an as-needed basis.

How Do You Value This Subscription?

Experience Add On: $250 + $25/year
Power Add On: $250 + $25/year
Premium Add Ons: $300 +
Third Party Add Ons: $250+
First-tier Support: $200/year

Total Package Value: over $1,000 with  $275/a year with level of support services and  new features .

Is There A Discount For Past Purchases?

If you have purchased an add-on packs, please use the contact form to request your Premier Subscription discount.
Your original email address or order number will be required.

Our current discount rates for purchases within…

  • Past 30 days – 100% of purchases in the past 30 days
  • Past 60 days – 50% of your purchases in the past 60 days
  • Past year – 25% of your purchases in the past year

Refunds, Cancellations, and Re-activations

The one time sign up fee is NON-Refundable. The 30 day money back guarantee does not apply to these sign-up service and/or set-up fees.

If you cancel a Premier Subscription within 30 days of purchase you will be credited the annual renewal rate portion of your purchase.

Subscriptions that have been cancelled for more than 30 days will need to purchase the subscription as a new purchase including the sign up fee.