How To Add Wholesale Features In WooCommerce 2021

Do you want to add wholesale features to your WooCommerce website? Then, you came to the right place. In this article, I will share with you how you can add wholesale features in WooCommerce 2020.

Adding wholesale features in WooCommerce stores helps the wholesale buyers to buy products in bulk and also get a discount.

When and who needs to add wholesale features in WooCommerce

If you want to sell your products in balk, then it is the best idea to add wholesale features in WooCommerce store.

– This is the answer to ‘Who’ needs to set up wholesale features in WooCommerce. Now let’s see ‘When’ you needs to add wholesale features in WooCommerce store.

Situations when you should need to add a wholesale feature to your WooCommerce site:

  • If you are a manufacture or supplier of the product
  • If you already sell your products offline and want to sell them online
  • If you give discounts to your wholesale buyers
  • If you want to sell your products in retail and also in bulk

How to add wholesale features in WooCommerce

By default, WooCommerce does not allow you to set up different pricing options based on quantity or customer type.

So, that’s why I will be using the most popular wholesale plugin for WooCommerce called WooCommerce Wholesale Suite, it allows you to add all the wholesale features in your WooCommerce store.

Wholesale Suite has two versions: free and paid. But my recommendation is always to buy their paid version, which lets you give more advanced features and good support.

So, click the link below to buy the WooCommerce Wholesale Suite plugin and get the maximum discount possible:

Automatic updates
Expert email support
Multi-site support
Customer Friendly
14 Day Refund Guarantee

Step- 1. Install and activate the plugin

The first step is to install and activate your WooCommerce Wholesale Suite plugin.

To install the plugin, simply go to Plugins > Add New and search for ‘WooCommerce Wholesale Suite’ and then install and activate the plugin.

If you purchased their paid plan, one more additional step you need to follow, which is to activate your premium version.

To activate your premium license, click on Settings > WWS License and paste your copied (which you get on their site after purchasing the plugin) license key.

WooCommerce Wholesale Suite licennse active

Now you have successfully installed and activated the WooCommerce Wholesale Suite plugin.

Step- 2. Add wholesale pricing on your products

To add wholesale pricing on a product, edit your product, or create a new product.

You are already installed and activated the WooCommerce Wholesale Suite plugin, so that’s why you see one additional option appear now.

WooCommerce Wholesale Suite wholesale price setup

Here you can set the price of your wholesale product and set the minimum number of items to be purchased to avail that product at that price.

This plugin also allows you to show different pricing based on higher quantities.

To enable this feature, check the box called ‘Enable further wholesale pricing discounts based on quantity purchased’.

WooCommerce Wholesale Suite quentity based pricing setup

Now here you can set the Wholesale Role, Starting Quantity, Ending Quantity, Price Type, Wholesale Price. So, set this up according to your needs.

Once you have done doing that, click on the Add Quantity Discount Role button.

If you want to set up more rules, repeat the same process once again with your new rules.

Now, you might be thinking ‘if I set up all the settings in global, then I don’t need to set up all the products individually’, right?

Then, you don’t need to worry about that. WooCommerce Wholesale Suite also allows you to set wholesale prices globally.

To set up your wholesale price globally, go to WooCommerce, and click on the Wholesale Prices tab and then click on Discount.

WooCommerce Wholesale Suite wholesale price setup in globally

Here you need to select the Wholesale Role and the percentage of discount you want to give them to your wholesale buyers.

After you are done doing that click on the Add Mapping button.

If you want to show different pricing based on higher quantities globally, then you can set it up on the ‘Discount’ page under plugin settings.

WooCommerce Wholesale Suite quentity based discount set up in globally

Next, click on the Add Mapping button to save your discount rule.

Step- 3. Create wholesale customer roles

All the wholesale customers are not the same, some of them are special, right?

You can specify those customers who buy products in higher quantities or more frequently than others. 

WooCommerce Wholesale Suite plugin allows you to do that by creating wholesale customer roles.

By default, the plugin comes with the Wholesale Customer user role which you can use for all your wholesale customers. But if you want you can create new roles.

To create a new role, click on WooCommerce and then the Wholesale Roles tab.

WooCommerce Wholesale Suite new wholesale role create

Here you need to enter your Role Name, Role Key, Description, and hit the Add New Wholesale Role button.

That’s it in this article. I think now you know how to add wholesale features in WooCommerce, right?

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