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I would like to purchase the plugin if it is possible to change the “catalog visibility” and “stock status” instead of drafting items when the time period.

unfortunately is not possible. You can only set items as draft or in the unpurchasable state (items are visible in frontend but the ‘add to cart’ button is removed and the item cannot be bought even if it was previously in cart)

Is there any way for me to display a product as “Unpurchasable” to general visitors, but offer a link for subscribers to add to cart? If not, could you suggest a work around using your plugin?

No, unfortunately the plugin hasn’t such a feature :(
However It is a nice suggestion, I’ll consider to implement it in a future release!

Okay, so is there a way at all to restrict visitors without the link from purchasing an item? I’m worried of people hijacking an event that they’re not invited to. Not everyone purchasing will be a registered member, and not everyone accessing the event will be eligible to purchase.

Note that if an item is unpurchasable it cannot be bought. Even if an users added it to cart in some way (for example he added it before it was made unpurchasable) the plugin denies to complete the checkout removing the item from cart.
Give a try to the demo site :)

Pre-Sales Question: Is there a way to import dates using a csv? I’m going to import 100 posts. I want to set a publish and unpublish dates for all of them. Is that possible?

No unfortunately​ the plugin hasn’t such a feature.

I just installed the plugin and it doesn’t let me create a rule. I tried to uninstall and re-install but when I click ‘Add New Rule’ under the ‘Scheduler” tab nothing happens. Any ideas?

Thanks for the quick reply. I have gone through and deactivated all plugins but no luck :( This is the console error: Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property ‘destroy’ of undefined in select2.full.min.js

Found it—it’s the Woocommerce plugin! (The official one by Automattic). Any suggestions? Or a recommendation for a different Woocommerce plugin?

Thank you for reporting this issue. Maybe I’ve a new plugin version that should fix your issue. Could you send me a private message (click on my name then use the low-right box) reporting your email? I can send you the new version at once! :)

Hello! I’ve started using this plugin on one of my websites and noticed a strange issue. I am using this plugin to rotate products that are menu items, we have a rotating menu. The first scheduling rule in line is set to end on 5/31 at 11:59pm, at which time the publish status should invert and the next rule in line take affect beginning on 6/1 at 12:00am. Everything worked as expected, except that it all happened yesterday, a day early. The old rule shut off at 11:59 on 5/30 and the new rule started at 5/31 at 12:00am. My server offset timing is correct, the correct time and date show in my dashboard. As far as I can tell it should have happened correctly. Am I missing something? I appreciate your help – thanks!

just to see I’ve understood the issue, it happened that both rules were trigger one day earlier than expected, right?

Would be possible to have a backend access to run some tests on my plugin? If so, please send me via private message (click on my name then use the low-right box).
In alternative could you share a complete screenshot of the rules you have configured? Thank you!

Message sent. Thanks for a fast response!

Just a follow up, I’ve noticed that the change appears to have happened right around 11:59 am, not pm. So 12 hours early.


jkavin Purchased

Hi The plugin will be very useful for my project, I have been trying the demo but I am not able to figure out how to hide the Add to Cart button during the time when the product is not for sale. Please help.

You made well, but you configured the rule to be active only for customer role (while the demo account is shop manager role). I’ve just unchecked that role and now the product is unavaiable to purchase from the 9:00

If you need to make the product unpurchasable only, for example the 9:00 to 11:00, you have just to create a second rule in which you make the product puglished and purchasable and the start hour is 11:00

I’ve configured this second rule as example in the demo site :)


jkavin Purchased

Thank you for the reply. Bought it!

Glad to hear that :)
thank you for purchasing! :)


jkavin Purchased

HI! Need a little help, I have 3 product categories (7am-11am),(12pm-3pm),(5pm-10pm), Those are also the time period during which the respective products be made available for buying, Outside those times the products should be visible but unpurchasable. Can you please advise me on this. Thank You.

you should the create the following rules:
  1. 0 am – 6:59am
  2. 11:01am – 11:59am
  3. 3:01am – 4:59am
  4. 10:01 – 23:59am
For which the the visibility rule is visible but unpurchasable.


I have purchased the plugin. However after selecting the dates when the product needs to be unpurchasable, the product is still getting added to the cart.

It sounds strange. As you can see from the demo site: products are properly setted purchasable/unpurchasable according the configured rules.

In your case it could be due to a availability rule miscondiguration. Could you share a complete admin access to your site? if so send me via private message (click on my name then use the low-right box). Thank you.

Hi, My name is Caio, I am a developer from Brazil. I have a cliente who has a WordPress marketplace made using Handy Theme, WooCommerce and WCVendors plugins. She really likes your plugin and wishes to get it – in order to continue, I would like to know if your plugin works well with the theme and plugins mentioned above. (Of course, consideration there is no javascript in the website’s code). Thanks so much, have a nice day.

Hi Caio,
the plugin has not been teste on Handy theme and doesn’t have a specific WCVendors support. However if you send me a private message (click on my name then use the low-right box) I’ll reply with my email address where you can send me those plugins and theme files.

I can then setup a demo site where you can test together to see if it works as you expect.

Would be very helpful if this was compatible with WooCommerce Memberships – currently you can only restrict viewing/purchasing of products by a time period from when the user purchases a membership. We would love to be able to define when a product is viewable and purchasable by a specific date and by member status. This would, for example, allow us to make all products immediately available to Platinum members, but we could then drip products out one per week to Gold members.

thank you for the suggestion, actually it would be very usefull. I’ll see if it will be possible to extend the plugin to be compatible with that one, but for now I cannot give you any eta.
Thank you.


I am in the process of buidling my ecommerce website and looking for a plugin that allows setting expiry date/time of a series of products. I have been using the demo version to understand better your plugin and am very interested in it. Nevertheless, I have a few questions. As I am a clear begginer in building an ecommerce site, apologies if these will sound ridiculous to you :-)

1. Will the plugin work well with other woocommerce plugins such as woocommerce quick view plugin ( and woocommerce pick up locations ( I guess the answer is yes as these 2 are also woocommerce compatible, but I dont know to what extend plugins can intefere negatively…. and these other 2 are the ones I will need as well.

2. Is it possible to hide an entire category (of products), including the category tab/link itself from the shop? When playing with the demo I have created several categories (A,B,C) to which I have associated different products (X,Y,Z). I have successfully created a rule of Unpublish > category A -> all products (XYZ) -> date/time, which, when reaching date/time set, triggers all the products of category A to disappear (= success!). Nevertheless, the category A itself (title/tab) remains visible in my shop, and when clicking it, it displays a disappointing empty space and the message “no products were found matching your selection”. Therefore is it possible to remove the category all together at that date/time, and/or at leats to customize the text field that show up? (vice-versa: is it possible to create a category full of products that altogther will only display at the set date/time?)

Thanks a lot!

Hi, thank you for your appreciation :)

For what concerns your questions:

  1. I think there should be no problem, however I haven’t directly tested so I cannot assure you at 100%
  2. No unfortunately this is aspect not managed by the plugin
If you need further info, feel free to ask :)

Lovely! Thaks for quick answer, much appreciated :-) I will let you know if I need any help when I buy/install the plugin in the next few days!