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How to add Category based Discount in WooCommerce

Specific Product Discount & Discount Rules PRO

What must be the reason behind 10K+ active user base?

Well, the biggest reason for many WooCommerce store owners to go for Discount Rules plugin is that this plugin allows creating many advanced discounts in WooCommerce.

Well, creating a specific product based discount in WooCommerce is pretty simple and you can create it with many discount plugins. But, with Discount Rules PRO, you can create advanced category discounts by combining two or more discount conditions.

Curious to know How?

How to add advanced Category discounts in WooCommerce

Before you start, please download and install the WooCommerce Discount Rules PRO plugin. The guide assumes that you already have the plugin installed and activated.

Category discounts based on Purchase history

  • Category based discount offers a discounted price on a particular product category in your online store.
  • Discount rule example:

Flat 25% OFF on Apparels, If you have purchased iPhone with Us!

Discount rule briefed: The Customer gets 25% WooCommerce percentage discount on Apparels category only if the customer had purchased an iPhone in your online store earlier.

  • This WooCommerce category discount is a Price discount rule.
  • Price discounts rule create discounts on the product page of your WooCommerce store.

Step 1

  • The General data of the advanced category based discount rule like Rule name, Rule description, and Validity needs to be done in this section.
  • The reason this is referred to as an advanced category based discount is this dynamic plugin allows you to combine three separate discount rules into a single discount.
  • Simple Percentage discount + Category based discount + Purchase history discount rule = Advanced WooCommerce discount ~ Discount Rules for WooCommerce PRO

Well, the following are the few major fields to look into in this section when creating your category discount rule.

  • Order: The order number will prioritize your WooCommerce store discounts in case of the shopping scenario satisfying two discount rules at the same instance.
  • Method: Make sure to select ‘Quantity based by Product/category and BOGO deals in the methods field.

Step 2

The ‘Conditions’ tab is the section to create the advanced dynamic discount condition.

  • The WooCommerce discount rule example is to create a specific category discount based on customer purchase history.

Category based Discount Condition

  • Choose Specific Categories in the Apply to field.
  • Then select the required product category for which the discount has to apply. Apparels is the specific product category chosen for the discount.
  • Choose All in the Customer field for the discount to be valid for all your online store customers.

Purchase History based Discount Condition

  • Purchased product is selected in the Purchase history field. Well, this option sets the second discount condition for this advanced WooCommerce discount.
  • Choose the product that the customer should have purchased in your store earlier corresponding to this discount example.
  • Set the previous purchase conditions like Greater than or Equal to and In order status.
  • The customer is eligible for this 25% Apparel discount if he had completed the order status in purchasing a minimum of one iPhone.

Step 3

In this section, you will be fixing the discount rule type and discount values.

Simple WooCommerce Percentage Discount

  • Click on ‘Add New Range’ to enable the field boxes.
  • Fix the minimum quantity, maximum quantity, adjustment type, discount value for the total order discount rule condition.
  • The discount adjustment type is selected as Percentage discount and the value is set to 25.

Save the Rule and that’s no.1 on the list of advanced category based WooCommerce discounts.

Category based BOGO discount in WooCommerce

Well, most of you might be avid WooCommerce store owners and BOGO discounts will need no introductory. This discount rule combines a category based discount with a BOGO discount.

Discount Rule Example:

Buy Any from Electronics & Accessories- Get a BackPack FREE!

Discount Rule Example briefed:

Every customer gets a FREE backpack when he shops any product in Electronics and Accessories category.

Step 1

  • The General data of the advanced category based BOGO discount like Rule name, Rule description, and Validity needs to be done in this section.
  • The reason this is referred to as an advanced category based discount is this dynamic plugin allows you to combine two discount rules into a single discount.
  • Category based discount + WooCommerce BOGO discount = Advanced WooCommerce discount ~ Discount Rules for WooCommerce PRO

Step 2

The ‘Conditions’ tab is the section to add the advanced dynamic discount condition.

  • The WooCommerce discount rule example is to create a specific category based BOGO discount.

Category based Discount Condition

  • Choose Specific Categories in the Apply to field.
  • Then select the required product category for which the discount has to apply. Electronics & Accessories are the specific product categories chosen for the discount.
  • Choose All in the Customer field for the discount to be valid for all your online store customers.

Step 3

This is the section where the BOGO discount rule condition is added to the discount rule.

BOGO Discount

  • Click on ‘Add New Range’ to enable the field boxes.
  • Fix the minimum quantity, maximum quantity, adjustment type, discount value for the total order discount rule condition.
  • The discount adjustment type is selected as BOGO discount.
  • Select Auto add all Selected products in the receive discount for field.
  • Set the FREE BOGO quantity as 1 and Choose the BOGO product in the successive fields.
  • Make sure you choose 100% as the discount percentage to offer the BackPack ( BOGO Free Product) completely FREE.

Save the rule to WOW your customers with this advanced category based BOGO discount.

How to create Cart discount based on Product Categories

  • Cart discounts apply to the cart page of your WooCommerce store.
  • Well, this discount example offers a discount in cart total if the customer shops the selected product category.
  • Discount rule example:

Happy Winter Sale! Buy Any from Winter Collections and Get FREE Shipping!

Discount rule briefed: The Customer gets Free shipping for any product he purchases from Winter Collections product category.

Step 1

  • The General data of the cart discount like Rule name, Rule description, and Validity needs to be done in this section.
  • The reason this is referred to as an advanced category based cart discount is this dynamic plugin allows you to create time-limited cart discount rule.
  • Category based discount + Free Shipping (Cart Discount) + Time limited discount condition = Advanced WooCommerce discount ~ Discount Rules for WooCommerce PRO
  • This validity for the discount is set in the Validity field.

Step 2

Category based Discount condition

  • Select Categories in Cart in the Type drop-down box.
  • Choose the required product category in the successive field.

Step 3

Free Shipping -Cart Discount

This is where the type of cart discount is added.

  • Choose the discount type as Free Shipping in the Discount Type drop box.
  • Click save to get your advanced WooCommerce discounts added to your online store.

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