Top Free WooCommerce Plugins

WooCommerce is one of the most accepted eCommerce platforms on the Internet. To get the most from WooCommerce, the core plugin has to be enhanced through the use of plugins and add-ons. Below are the must have free WooCommerce Plugins that have a rating of four stars and above that are very useful for your WooCommerce shop.

 

STRIPE FOR WOOCOMMERCE

Although WooCommerce supports other payment options, Stripe stands out because it offers its own WooCommerce plugin. This plugin supports the Stripe payment gateway allowing the user to accept payments through the use of credit cards on the WooCommerce store.

Pros

· More than 25 countries can access payment using Stripe

· It allows the use of MasterCard, Diners Club, American Express, Visa, Discover, JCB, and even Bitcoin.

· For recurring payments, the plugin merges with the WooCommerce Subscriptions extension.

Cons

· Stripe takes longer to pay when compared to PayPal

· Although using Stripe enables you to save money in the long run, linking this plugin is time-consuming when compared to just hooking up your PayPal account.

WOOCOMMERCE MENU CART

This plugin can be recommended to those converting regular WordPress themes to full online stores.

Pros

· There is an automatic display of a shopping cart icon on your menu bar.

· More than a few icons are offered, along with custom CSS for designing your own.

· There is a shortcode provided to place the cart icon anyplace on your website.

Cons

· This plugin is not necessary if your theme has it already.

· The free version gets the job done although the customization alternatives are extremely bad in comparison to the pro solution.

 

WOOCOMMERCE MULTILINGUAL

The plugin enables you to translate your product and any other WooCommerce pages using WPML. In addition, it enables the switching of languages and any other products in their local language.

Pros

· Super fast, simple, and clean to use and easy to setup.

· Compatible with WPML and WooCommerce plugins and extensions

 

Cons

· To make changes on the themes, a premium Storefront extension has to be purchased.

 

THE WOOCOMMERCE DIRECT CHECKOUT

This plugin free version allows the addition of the direct buy button to your entire site. The Direct Checkout plugin is recommendable because it boosts conversions through cutting out a number of-of the annoying steps of first adding products to a cart.

Pros

· For some selected products, the direct checkout button can be disabled.

· Skipping over the shopping cart page that takes out one full step.

· Right away redirect to any product page option is added.

Cons

· Some themes already offer this function.

· To get the pretty powerful features, you have to get the paid version of the plugin.

· Only two translations are available.

 

WOOCOMMERCE MAILCHIMP

The plugin offers an automatic subscription for your customers to a mailing list. This enables them to subscribe on the checkout screen through ticking a checkbox.

Pros

· Offers highly customizable email templates

· Has the option of importing own templates or customizing the existing templates.

· Free and unlimited image hosting

· Available is the subscription form hosting that can be integrated with a Facebook Page.

· Available are all standard features including testing, scheduling, and Inbox Inspection.

Cons

· Integrates with fewer apps natively

· Very basic readily tailored templates for subscription forms

 

YITH WOOCOMMERCE ZOOM MAGNIFIER

This plugin enlarges the pop up of your products through configuring its dimension as well as proving different zooming levels for optimal viewing.

Pros

· User friendly

· High-quality designs, functions, and features.

Cons

· May not be best for those who just want a simple theme.

WOOCOMMERCE GIFTCARDS

The plugin enables you to sell gift cards on your WooCommerce store. This allows your users to gift them to their friends and family.

Pros

· Very user-friendly, quick and effective

· Complete with a lot of features and customization possibilities.

Cons

· Not compatible with several other plugins available on the market such as WooCommerce Point of Sale by Actuality Extensions.

WOOCOMMERCE CHECKOUT MANAGER

The WooCommerce Checkout Manager helps in the management of the checkout process in WooCommerce. Fields that are not desired can be removed by doing away with the "require"’ attribute so that fields are optional to the customer. There is also the alternative of adding extra fields to the checkout page.

Pros

· Offers more flexibility and responsiveness to the products sold in your store.

· All YITH plugins come with clear documentation making them easy to use.

· Saves on time since the process of adding and removing checkout fields has been fastened

Cons

· Lacks conditional logic that makes the plugin a real tool

WOOCOMMERCE CSV IMPORTER

By default, it is not possible to import the list of products on your WooCommerce based WordPress site. WooCommerce CSV Importer helps in the quick importation of the products.

Pros

· Offers excellent CSV utilities that are extremely beneficial to the user

Con

· The plugin fails to handle global product attributes.

WOO COMMERCE PRODUCT SLIDER

This plugin facilitates the addition of a responsive slider that features your products.

Pros

· Very lightweight and easy to use

· Uses a shortcode system

· Translation and widget ready

· Flat, responsive and modern design

· Supports all modern browser

Con

· Changes have to be done manually as the function fails to exist in Themler

WOOCOMMERCE PDF AND PRINT

WooCommerce & Print plugin enables the saving of product pages as PDF of Doc files. The additional buttons can be used by users to immediately print a product page.

Pros

· Saves product details as both PDF file and Word Document

· All categories of product attributes are inclusive such as Simple, Variable and Taxonomy

· Prints both product details and template settings

· Has flexible preferences in terms of appearance savings and the localization of strings and buttons

Cons

· Does not print custom tabs

PRODUCT ENQUIRY FOR WOOCOMMERCE

Product Enquiry for WooCommerce plugin enables customers and visitors to make inquiries of product information from the product listing page.

Pros

· Easy and direct to use

· Localization ready: the only thing needed is the creation of the mo and po files for the user's language.

· Email is sent to the owner with details such as product URL and name. If this functionality is enabled, customers can also get a copy of the email.

· The user or administrator can configure the exact point that will show Enquiry or Request a Quote Button right at the product page.

Cons

· No phone field in inquiry

Conclusion

The above rundown completes the top free WooCommerce plugins with a rating of four or more stars. That said, it is worth noting that since WooCommerce is a multifaceted and powerful tool, the above-discussed plugins only touches a few of the many other free plugins available. WooCommerce offers a great platform and adding one or more of these top free Plugins can make your e-store more appealing and user-friendly. This gives you the opportunity to increase sales and reduce costs.


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