This year we have been very focused on the needs of agencies and other organizations with lots of sites to protect. We’ve spoken with many of you and have a clear picture of what we can do to make Wordfence work even better for you.
To start things off, in June we released a feature that makes Premium licenses work seamlessly across development, test and staging domains. We’ve gotten tremendous feedback on it so far and encourage you to take advantage of it if you haven’t already.
The latest change we’ve made addresses what is probably the most common piece of feedback we receive from organizations that manage lots of sites. We’re changing the way we handle volume discounts. We have always offered volume discounts, but your discount was based solely on the number of licenses you purchased, and for how many years, during a single transaction. That worked well for us for a long time, but based on your feedback it was clear we needed to make a change.
Volume discounts for license purchases are now based on your total active license count, including what you’re buying today. For example, if you already have 5 licenses and want to purchase 2 more today, your discount is based on a total of 7. The table below shows our new volume discount rates:
|Active License Count
||Price Per License
If you are currently a Premium customer this means that any purchase you place going forward qualifies for a discount, regardless of how many licenses you purchase.
We are also offering incentives for purchasing additional years. Currently you will receive an additional 10% discount on your transaction if you purchase a 2 year license and 20% for 3.
Renewal prices for your new licenses are also based on your active license count. As you purchase more licenses, the discount applied to your renewal prices goes up.
Your old licenses won’t change… unless it’s in your favor
With this change we wanted to make sure that we didn’t raise prices for the licenses you already own. Your renewal price for licenses purchased before July 24th of this year will not change, unless your active license discount qualifies you for an even lower price. In that case we will automatically charge you the lower price. And as long as they’ve been installed on a website they count toward your active license count, improving your discount for new license purchases and lowering the renewal rate for your newer licenses.
More is on the way
Our team is currently hard at work on a major feature that will make managing and monitoring Wordfence across multiple sites much, much easier. We haven’t set a launch date yet, but you should see it within a few months. If you’d like early access I highly recommend signing up for our beta program.
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