WooCommerce Vendor Stores Download: Why You Need It
WooCommerce Vendor Stores Download lets you create a marketplace for multiple vendors– like Etsy or Amazon. Then, you can take a commission on items sold and fulfilled by other vendors.
Unlike WooCommerce Product Vendors Extension , WooCommerce Vendor Stores Download by Ignite Woo offers a more comprehensive ‘Vendor Dashboard’ ON THE FRONTEND. Here’s a look:
While WooCommerce Product Vendors Extension requires additional plugins to notify vendors of new orders and provide vendor-specific shipping details, WooCommerce Vendor Stores Download integrates these features in its core plugin.
More importantly, WooCommerce Vendor Stores Download lets vendors manage their own order and shipping information through the frontend ‘Vendor Dashboard.’
From the more user-friendly frontend, your vendors can change the status of their orders and define shipping details. Why does this matter? For most, WP-Admin offers a less user-friendly interface for novices. Many of your vendors may be WordPress novices. By offering a frontend Vendor Dashboard for some of the daily tasks your vendors will need to perform, WooCommerce Vendor Stores Download really shines.
Here’s a look at Orders from the Vendor Dashboard:
Vendors can change order status and add notes…
… And insert a shipping tracking number!
WooCommerce Vendor Stores Download: Highlights
Simplifying ‘Backend’ Management!
Your vendors will have access to just their products and media. You choose which WooCommerce product types your vendors have access to. You can also disable various product tabs on the vendor interface (like inventory, attributes, shipping, advanced, or linked products). This creates a simplified user experience for your vendors.
Email Notification for Orders
Vendors automatically receive emails when their products receive an order. They can then manage those orders from the frontend ‘Vendor Dashboard.’
Plugins that further enhance Shipping Management
WooCommerce Vendor Stores Download includes a setting that lets you assign shipping fees and taxes for an order item to the vendor of the item purchased. Vendors can even add shipping tracking numbers from their Vendor Dashboard! The plugin is also compatible with the following important WooCommerce shipping plugins…
WooCommerce Vendor Stores Download: How It Works
Vendors can apply/register for ‘vendor status’ through a button their ‘My Account’ page. You then approve or reject that application.
If you approve, the vendor will receive an email including a link to their store. The vendor then needs to configure their store.
After completing the store details, vendors can add their products:
Here’s a look at products in the store on the frontend:
WooCommerce Vendor Stores Download: Settings
Check out Ignite Woo for a demo and complete list of features.