How to set WooCommerce discount priority among multiple discount rules

Got so many discounts in your online store?
&
Worried about finding the right discounts for your customers?

Don’t worry about having too many discounts in your store because you can prioritize all your WooCommerce discounts.

Prioritizing will allow you to choose the perfect discount for your customers. And when your customers are given the perfect discounts, they are definitely going to love your WooCommerce store.

Well, you should probably have the following question right now,
Can I set discount priority in WooCommerce?
Yes. You can.

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How to set discount priority/ order in WooCommerce?

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

The blog briefs you with two detailed discount examples.
Example 1 will let you know how to set discount priority with a price discount rule.
Example 2 will let you know how to add discount order with a cart rule.

Example 1

  • We will create two price discount rules each with two different discount priority number. 
  • Make a purchase so that it satisfies both the conditions.
  • And confirm which discount gets applied to the customer cart.

Price Discount rules apply directly to the product page of your WooCommerce store.

Price Discount Rule No.1- Specific product price discount
Price Discount Rule No.2- Category based price discount 

WooCommerce Discount Rules Dashboard

The following is the dashboard after creating both the discount rules with each having two different order priority.image 1

Here’s How to quickly create your price discount rules,

Price Discount Rule No. 1

Specific Product Discount- This discount rule offers a discount only when the customer shops the set product (specific product).

Creating a Specific Product WooCommerce Discount

Step 1- Setting the Discount Priority Number

  • Enter the discount priority/ order for the discount rule to be created in the Priority field box. 

Note

  • Make sure no two discounts are set with the same priority number.
  • If the discount priority is not set, the plugin automatically takes the next sequential priority number among your other store discounts.
  • Discount Priority is always taken in the ascending order.

Fill the other general details like discount name, description, discount method, and validity.

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Step 2- Setting the Product discount condition

  • Choose Specific product in the Apply to field box.
  • Select a particular product for the discount to be applied.

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Step 3- Adding the Discount Type

  • Select the discount type as Percentage discount.
  • Set the discount value to 5

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Click on Save rule to activate the specific product discount.

Price Discount Rule No. 2

Category based discount- This discount rule offers a discount whenever the customer shops any product from the set product category.

Creating a Product category based WooCommerce Discount

Step 1- Setting the Discount Priority Number

  • Enter the discount order number for the discount rule to be created in the Priority field box.
  • Fill the other general details like discount name, description, discount method, and validity.

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Step 2- Setting the Category discount condition

  • Choose Specific Categories in the Apply to field box.
  • Select the particular product category for the discount to be applied.

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Step 3- Adding the Discount Type

  • Select the discount type as Percentage discount.
  • Set the discount value to 20

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Click Save rule to activate the specific product discount.

Both the price discount rules are now active in the WooCommerce store.
So when the customer shops a T-Shirt, it obviously satisfies both of our created price discount rules.

  • Shopping a T-Shirt satisfies Price Discount rule No.1- Specific Product Discount.
  • Shopping a T-Shirt also satisfies Price Discount rule No.2- Category based discounts (since it falls under apparel category).

Now, let’s look at the shopping cart and see which of the two price discount rule gets applied.

Customer Shopping Cart

From the screen below, it is evident that Price Discount Rule No.1 is applied.
It clearly indicates that when a shopping condition satisfies two different discounts at the same time, the priority number takes in the ascending order and decides on which discount to be offered.

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Good to go?
That’s how easy it is to set order priority in your online store with Discount rules PRO.

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Example 2

  • We will create two cart rules each with two different order priority number. 
  • Make a purchase so that it satisfies both the conditions.
  • And confirm which discount applies to the customer cart

Cart Discount rules apply automatically to the cart page of your WooCommerce store.

Cart Discount Rule No.1- Cart Sub-total discount
Cart Discount Rule No.2- Category based cart discount 

WooCommerce Discount Rules Dashboard

The following is the dashboard after creating both the cart rules each with two different priority number.

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Cart Discount Rule No. 1

Cart Sub-Total discount- An automatic coupon discount is applied to the cart whenever the customer shops for the set cart subtotal.

Creating a Cart Discount based on Cart Sub-total

Step 1- Setting the Discount Priority Number

  • Enter the discount order number for the discount rule to be created in the Priority field box.

Note

  • Make sure no two discounts are set with the same priority number.
  • If the discount priority is not set, the plugin automatically takes the next sequential priority number among your other store discounts.
  • Discount Priority is always taken in the ascending order.
  • Fill the other general details like discount name, description, discount method, and validity.

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Step 2- Setting the Subtotal at least condition

  • Choose Subtotal at least as the discount condition.
  • Set the minimum cart subtotal limit to 100

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Step 3- Setting the Discount Value

  • Select the discount type as Percentage discount.
  • Set the discount value to 5

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Click on Save rule to create the subtotal based cart rule.

Cart Discount Rule No. 2

Category based cart discount- This cart rule offers discount automatically to the cart whenever the customer adds any product from the set category.

Creating a Category based Cart Discount

Step 1- Setting the Discount Priority Number

  • Enter the discount order number for the discount rule to be created in the Priority field box.
  • Fill the other general details like discount name, description, discount method, and validity.

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Step 2- Setting the Subtotal at least condition

  • Choose Categories in cart as the discount condition.
  • Select Apparels in the value field box

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Step 3- Creating automatic FREE Shipping discount

  • Select FREE SHIPPING as the discount type

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Click Save rule to create the FREE SHIPPING discount.

Both the cart discounts are now active in your online store.
So when the customer shops a Denim Jean worth $200, it satisfies both of our created cart rules.

  • Adding a Denim Jean worth $200 satisfies Cart discount rule no.1- Subtotal based cart discount.
  • Shopping a Denim Jean also satisfies Cart discount rule No.2- Category based cart discounts (since it falls under apparel category).

Now, let’s look at the shopping cart and see which of the two cart rule is applied automatically.

Customer Shopping Cart

  • From the screen below, it is evident that Cart Discount Rule No.1 is applied and the priority number is chosen in the ascending order. 
  • Bulk discount is the coupon code that is applied automatically. To know how to name your coupon codes and create automatic WooCommerce coupons, Check this blog on WooCommerce Automatic Couponsimage 16

 

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Happy Discounting!

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