WooCommerce Subscriptions: Get Subscribers By Product

If you use the official WooCommerce Subscription plugin, one day or another you will need to know what is the list of subscribers for a given subscription product. In my own specific case, for example, I wanted to know who are the “active” subscribers for my private Business Bloomer Club membership, so that I can display some conditional content.

There is a neat WooCommerce Subscription function called wcs_get_subscriptions_for_product(), which does exactly that: it returns an array of subscription IDs given a chosen subscription product ID. Once you have the array, you can then loop through each subscription ID in order to get whatever you need – you’ll see below a few examples of the most common data. Enjoy!

In this screenshot, you can see how I was able to get the list of active subscribers under each subscription product on my development website. Of course, you can use the list somewhere else or for whatever else functionality.

PHP Snippet: Display List of Active Subscribers For a Given Subscription Product ID (WooCommerce Subscriptions)

 * @snippet       Get List of Subscribers @ WooCommerce Subscriptions
 * @how-to        Get CustomizeWoo.com FREE
 * @author        Rodolfo Melogli
 * @compatible    WooCommerce 6
 * @community     https://businessbloomer.com/club/

add_action( 'woocommerce_after_shop_loop_item', 'bbloomer_show_list_active_subscribers', 11 );

function bbloomer_show_list_active_subscribers() {
	global $product;
	if ( ! $product->is_type( 'subscription' ) ) return;
	$subscription_ids = wcs_get_subscriptions_for_product( $product->get_id() );
	if ( ! $subscription_ids ) return;
	$user_names = array();
	foreach ( $subscription_ids as $subscription_id ) {
		$subscription = wcs_get_subscription( $subscription_id );
		$user_id = absint( $subscription->get_user_id() );
		$user = get_user_by( 'id', $user_id );
		$user_name = $user->display_name;
		$status = $subscription->get_status();
		// You can also get other stuff
		// $period = $subscription->get_billing_period();
		// $interval = $subscription->get_billing_interval();
		// $start_date = $subscription->get_date( 'start_date' ) );
		// $trial_date = $subscription->get_date( 'trial_end' ) );
		// $next_payment_date = $subscription->get_date( 'next_payment' ) );
		// $end_date = $subscription->get_date( 'end_date' ) );

		if ( $status !== 'active' ) continue; // only active subs
		$user_names[] = $user_name; // array of names
	echo '<p><b>Active subscribers:</b> ' . implode( ", ", $user_names ) . '</p>';

Where to add custom code?

You should place custom PHP in functions.php and custom CSS in style.css of your child theme: where to place WooCommerce customization?

This code still works, unless you report otherwise. To exclude conflicts, temporarily switch to the Storefront theme, disable all plugins except WooCommerce, and test the snippet again: WooCommerce troubleshooting 101

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Rodolfo Melogli

Business Bloomer Founder

Author, WooCommerce expert and WordCamp speaker, Rodolfo has worked as an independent WooCommerce freelancer since 2011. His goal is to help entrepreneurs and developers overcome their WooCommerce nightmares. Rodolfo loves travelling, chasing tennis & soccer balls and, of course, wood fired oven pizza. Follow @rmelogli

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