What is a Coupon?
A coupon is a voucher entitling the holder to discount a particular product. You can create coupon codes numerous times. For example, if you trade a product for hundred dollars and create coupon codes of about ten percent. Your customers will buy the product for ninety dollars after they apply the coupon code.
How to Locate the Coupon Code Button?
By default, the coupon code button should be seen when you hover over the woocommerce button in the main menu of the WordPress dashboard. However, due to system updates, you might not find the coupon button under woocommerce. Depending on the version of the woocommerce software that you are utilizing, you might find the coupon code under the marketing.
How to Enable or Disable the Use of Coupon Codes?
In order to enable the use of coupon codes, go to woocommerce, then to the setting. There you scroll down where you are going to see the general options. Click on the general options where you are going to find enable coupons. Also, check the box of coupon codes before you enable the use of coupon codes. This similar button also plays a role in disabling all coupon codes.
How to Create Coupon Codes for Your Online Store?
Here is the step guide by best ecommerce website design UK on how to create coupon codes for your online store.
- Step one is to go to woocommerce marketing coupon.
- Step two: click on add coupon.
- Step three: You can either add your own coupon or use the generated coupon code to create one.
- Step four description. You can add a description to this particular coupon code when you want to create coupon codes. For example, in the description box, you can write your coupon is valid till December 2022.
- Step five coupon data.
a) Discount Type.
Here you can choose the discount type ranging from percentage discount, fixed cart discount, or fixed product discount. Percentage discount is a discount applied to the whole cart.
Fixed cart discounts apply a fixed amount discount to the entire cart. Fixed product discounts apply a fixed amount discount to selected products only. Fixed products discounts as calculated per item and not for all products in the cart.
b) Coupon Amount.
The coupon amount is the value of the coupon and will be calculated based on the coupon type. If your coupon type is a percentage, the value entered in that box will be the percentage.
c) Allow Free Shipping.
You can allow free shipping with this coupon.
d) Coupon Expiry Date.
Set the expiration date for the coupon.
2- Usage restriction
You should probably set a restriction on the coupon used to avoid anyone using the coupon whenever they feel like it.
a) Minimum spend.
You can indicate the minimum amount that you want the customer to buy for them to use this coupon. For example, you can run a discount for all items starting at one hundred dollars and above. Leave it blank if you want the coupon to be used for any amount in the cart.
b) Maximum spend.
You can set the maximum amount to use the coupon, e.g., one thousand dollars. This means that no discount will be offered for the item above one thousand dollars. If a customer purchases goods worth one thousand fifty dollars, they will get a discount for one thousand dollars, not the remaining fifty dollars.
c) Individual Use Only.
If the coupon cannot be used with other offers, check this box.
d) Exclude Sale Items.
Check this box the coupon should not apply to items on sale. Per item, the coupon will only work if the item is not on sale. Per cart, coupons will only work if items in the cart are not on sale.
You can search for products that the coupon will be applied to or that need to be in the cart to apply the fixed cart discount. Leave it blank if you want the fixed cart discount applied to all products.
f) Exclude Products.
You can search for the products that the coupon will not be applied to, or that cannot be in the cart to apply the fixed cart discount. Again leave it blank if you want the fixed cart discount applied to all products.
g) Products Categories.
You can add product categories that the coupon will be applied to or that need to be in the card to apply the fixed cart discount. Again you can leave this section blank if you want the fixed cart discount applied to app products.
h) Exclude Categories.
You can add the product categories that the coupon will not be applied to or that cannot be in the cart to apply the fixed cart discount. Again you can leave this section blank if you want the fixed cart discount applied to all products.
i) Allowed Emails.
Maybe you want the coupon used by particular customers already in your customer’s database only. You can list their emails to check when an order is placed. Separate several emails using a comma.
3. Usage Limits.
a) Usage limit per coupon.
Set the limit of the number of times a coupon is used before it is void.
b) Limit Usage to X Items.
When applying a product discount, specify the maximum number of individual goods to which this coupon may be applied. Leave it blank to apply to all qualifying items in the cart.
c) Usage Limit Per User.
This is the number of times an individual user can use this coupon. You can set this to one so that any user can only use the coupon once.
Once you are through with the entire coupon data, you can press the publish button.