This plugin gives you valuable metrics on your business with comparisons to previous periods. If you are familiar with Baremetrics, this is basically a copy of that. I love Baremetrics, but it just doesn’t work for the type of business I have.
WordPress based businesses like mine use a mix of payment gateways, recurring and one-time payments, discounts, renewals, and more. The gateway itself does not provide enough details to get the metrics I wanted, you have to get those from EDD itself.
Download the Plugin
To use EDD Metrics, login to your WordPress admin area, go to Plugins->Add New, and search for EDD Metrics. You can also download straight from the repo here.
Find the metrics under the Downloads side menu, under Metrics.
If you find any bugs, please report them on Github here, not on wordpress.org. Also feel free to contribute!
The Metrics Dashboard
The revenue detail view
Here’s a couple of animated gifs if you want to see it in action.
- Average revenue per customer
- Estimated yearly revenue
- Estimated monthly revenue
- Renewals, and renewal rate (if EDD Software Licensing is active)
- Subscriptions (if EDD Recurring Payments is active)
- Earnings by download
- Earnings by gateway
- New customers
All metrics can be viewed for any time period by using the date picker in the top right corner of either screen. It’s all ajax based, and there is a 15 minute cache to speed things up. This plugin doesn’t work great for long time periods if you have a lot of sales, but should be fine for most shops. If you’d like it to work better feel free to contribute 😉
Have fun, post issues on Github, and share on Twitter!