RCP_Discount

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents The RCP_Discount class was released in version 3.3. It contains information about a single discount and provider helper methods for interacting with the discount. 

Getting a discount

The main way to retrieve a discount object is with the rcp_get_discount() function. This requires that you know the discount ID number. Here's an example:

$discount = rcp_get_discount( 123 );

You can also use rcp_get_discount_by() to retrieve a single discount by one of its values, such as the discount name or code. Example:

$discount = rcp_get_discount_by( 'code', 'beta_tester' );

Alternatively, some of our other helper functions will return RCP_Discount objects automatically, including:

Do not create a new instance of the RCP_Discount class manually.

Retrieving discount data

Once you have an RCP_Discount object, you can use it to retrieve all the information about the discount. Here's a list of methods:

get_id()

Returns the ID number of the discount.

get_name()

Returns the name of the discount.

get_description()

Returns the description of the discount.

get_amount()

Returns the discount amount.

get_unit()

Returns the discount unit. This will either be % or flat.

get_code()

Returns the discount code.

get_use_count()

Returns the number of times the discount has been used.

get_max_uses()

Returns the maximum number of times the discount may be used. Returns 0 if there is no limit.

get_status()

Returns the status of the discount code. Will return either active or disabled.

get_expiration()

Returns the date the discount expires, or an empty string if there is no expiration date.

get_membership_level_ids()

Returns an array of membership level IDs that the discount code can be used on. Returns an empty array of the discount can be used on any membership level.

is_one_time()

Returns true if this is a one-time discount, or false if it's a recurring discount.

is_valid( $membership_level_id = 0 )

Determines whether or not a discount code is valid for use, and may be used with the supplied membership level ID. This method returns true if all the following conditions are met:

  • The discount status is "active".
  • The expiration date is either not configured or is in the future.
  • The maximum number of uses has not been exceeded.
  • The provided membership level ID is in the allowed list of levels (or the discount is set up to allow any level).

Other helper methods

  • increment_use_count() - Increase the use count by one.
  • decrement_use_count() - Decrease the use count by one.
  • is_expired() - Returns true if the discount has an expiration date set and that date is in the past.
  • is_maxed_out() - Returns true if the discount has a maximum number of uses set and that limit has been reached.
  • has_membership_level_ids() - Returns true if the discount is locked to one or more membership levels.
  • store_for_user( $user_id ) - Stores this discount code in a user's history ("rcp_user_discounts" meta).
  • remove_from_user( $user_id ) - Removes this discount code from a user's history.
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