WooCommerce has become an incredibly popular eCommerce solution for WordPress. The WordPress.org Plugin Repository reports that WooCommerce has over one million active installs. And with developer WooThemes having been acquired by Automattic, WooCommerce is positioned to be the top choice for those looking to sell online well into the future.
A very nice aspect of WooCommerce is that you can get all kinds of new functionality through its many available extensions. While most of the official extensions will cost you some money, there’s also a variety of free plugins available to add more features to your store. Here is a collection of free WooCommerce plugins that we think you’ll enjoy.
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Customize WooCommerce Without Writing Any Code
WooCommerce Customizer adds a settings page that allows online store owners to change a variety of button and page text. You can also change the number of products displayed per page.
Add New & Powerful Features to WooCommerce with YITH
YITH Essential Kit for WooCommerce #1 is a collection of plugins that add valuable features to your WooCommerce install. There are plugins for AJAX Search/Product Filtering, Comparing Products, Image Zooming, Quick Views of Products, Infinite Scrolling, Wish/Wait Lists, Advanced Reviews, Multi Vendor Carts, Tab Manager and a whole lot more.
Edit WooCommerce with Product Details Customiser
If you’d like to customize the look of your site’s product details page, then WooCommerce Product Details Customiser is for you. The plugin features a simple interface for choosing whether you want to show product images, related products, product tabs and upsell products.
Add Instant Search to WooCommerce
Instant Search + for WooCommerce Search provides a cloud-based auto-complete search functionality to your WooCommerce Store. The free version is good for stores with up to 50 products.
Add a Simple Product Carousel & Slider to WooCommerce
WooCommerce Product Slider lets you showcase your store’s products using a responsive carousel.
Create Custom WooCommerce Tabs with Product Tabs Lite
WooCommerce is famous for its product tabs. WooCommerce Custom Product Tabs Lite creates a custom tab for your products with whatever information you’d like your customers to know.
Setup Up Price Points with WooCommerce Table Rates
By default, WooCommerce doesn’t have table rate shipping built-in. WooCommerce – Table Rates is a free plugin that enables the setup of shipping tables for both domestic and international orders.
Quickly Change Products with Smart Manager for WooCommerce & WPeC
Stores with a lot of products can be a pain to edit. Smart Manager for WooCommerce & WPeC lets you edit products, variations, customers, coupons and orders in a fast, easy-to-read table interface.
Add a 'New' Product Badge to WooCommerce Items
WooCommerce New Product Badge simply designates your newest items with a ‘New’ badge, allowing them to stand out.
Manage, Add & Remove Checkout Fields in WooCommerce
With WooCommerce Checkout Manager, you can add, remove, reorder and require fields during the checkout process.
Extend the WooCommerce Accepted Payment Methods
WooCommerce Accepted Payment Methods will display the payment methods your store accepts on any page you’d like.
Allow Shopping Cart Bulk Discounts in WooCommerce
WooCommerce Bulk Discount allows for the setup of bulk discounts with granular control. A good number of potential scenarios for discounts are available.
Offer Buyers WooCommerce Coupon Shortcodes
Encourage your customers to make purchases using coupons with WooCommerce Coupon Shortcodes. The plugin includes shortcodes for conditionally displaying available coupons and other useful coupon-related information.
Ensure WooCommerce is EU VAT Compliant
WooCommerce EU VAT Compliance is a set of tools that takes the pain out of complying with the EU’s VAT law.
Create & Send WooCommerce PDF Invoices & Packing Slips
Enhance your site’s customer service with WooCommerce PDF Invoices & Packing Slips. You have the ability to attach PDF invoices to WooCommerce emails, customers can download their invoice via their account page and the templates are customizable.
Allow Buyers to Choose the WooCommerce Delivery Date
Some products (like gifts or flowers) may require the customer to pick a desired delivery date. Order Delivery Date for WooCommerce adds a date-picker field to the WooCommerce checkout to allow customers to choose a delivery date.
Add Packaging Tracking Number & Carrier Name to WooCommerce
Customers love to receive their order tracking info and AfterShip – WooCommerce Tracking provides an easy way to add this information.
Ask WooCommerce Buyers to Sign a Legally Binding Digital Contract
If your customers need to provide a signature before purchasing or downloading your product, WooCommerce Digital Signature can add that capability to your site.
Run Fully Multilingual WooCommerce Stores
WooCommerce Multilingual works in conjunction with WPML to translate your store’s pages to a host of different languages.
Add a Gift Wrapping Option to WooCommerce
WooCommerce Product Gift Wrap allows customers to add gift wrapping to their order. Shop owners can offer free wrapping or charge an extra fee.
The ability to extend WooCommerce means that you can build an online store with just about any type of functionality you need. Plus, the fact that there are so many great free extensions available means that you can add top-notch features without having to invest a lot of money.
Hopefully, you’ve found at least a few extensions here that will both improve your store’s functionality and boost sales.