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How to Set Minimum Order Amount for WooCommerce with ELEX Minimum Order Amount for WooCommerce plugin?
This article will tell you a step-by-step explanation to set a minimum order amount for WooCommerce with ELEX Minimum Order Amount for WooCommerce plugin. You can check the ELEX WooCommerce Minimum Order Amount product page to download the free plugin.
Setting a Minimum Order Amount for WooCommerce
Some of the major highlights of the plugin include:
- Set amount restrictions based on WordPress User Roles: You can set amount restrictions by specifying the minimum and maximum amount. You can specify the order amount restrictions for each WordPress User Roles.
- Specify custom HTML warning text: You can let the users know about the total order amount restriction with a warning text message. The text-field is HTML supported, hence you can include HTML elements in the message as well.
- Enable/Disable desired amount restrictions: To apply the order amount restriction, enable the respective rule for the user role. You can also disable the rule, but specify the order amount restriction and warning text, and save it for applying later.
Getting started with ELEX Minimum Order Amount for WooCommerce plugin
Once the add-on is installed and activated, you can navigate to Dashboard > WooCommerce > Minimum Order Amount.
The plugin settings dashboard consists of a table that automatically lists all the WordPress User Roles (including unregistered users) that are created on your website.
Setting Order Amount Restriction
You can set order amount restriction by specifying the minimum and maximum order amount in the Min subtotal ($) and Max subtotal ($) columns respectively. If you leave the “Min subtotal ($)” column blank, there will not be any minimum restriction and the starting order amount will be $0. If you leave the “Max subtotal ($)” column blank, there will not be any maximum restriction.
The below screenshot shows the maximum order amount set for the Administrator user role at $300, Editors at $50 to $500, Authors $10 – $300, and a $50 limit for Contributors.
Specifying Warning Messages
Since you are restricting users to shop for a specified amount range, it would be ideal for you to let them know about the order amount restriction. To do this, the plugin allows you to provide warning messages. You can display custom messages based on user roles. The text-field is HTML supported, hence you can make use of HTML elements in your messages.
In the below screenshot, custom warning messages are specified for Administrator, Editor, Author, and Contributor user roles.
Enabling/Disabling the rules
You can enter the order amount restrictions and warning messages and choose to save the settings. To apply the settings, you can enable the corresponding setting of the respective user role.
Save the settings, once you have configured them.
In the below screenshot, a user with the Editor user role has added a product of $20 to the cart. His/her order amount restriction is $50 to $500 as we have configured in the settings in this article.
Hence, in this way, you can set up a Minimum Order Amount for WooCommerce with ELEX Minimum Order Amount for WooCommerce plugin.
To explore more details about the plugin, go check out ELEX Minimum Order Amount for WooCommerce.
You can also check out other WooCommerce and WordPress plugins in ELEX.