Katie Keith is Operations Director at UK WordPress agency Barn2 Media. She specialises in helping people to achieve different business needs using WordPress. She also enjoys blogging about WordPress.
WooCommerce is best known for powering online shops for retail customers. Less people know that it’s also hugely popular for wholesale stores selling to trade users.
If you want to use it as a WooCommerce wholesale plugin – or a wholesale area to run alongside your public website – then it’s a bit trickier to get your head around. Strangely, there are no wholesale plugins in the list of official WooCommerce Extensions. However some excellent wholesale plugins from reputable companies are available.
Until now, there was no easy way to create a WooCommerce product catalog to list products in a neat and compact format. In this post, I’ll walk you through how to do this using the new WooCommerce Product Table plugin, which was released last week. What is a WooCommerce Product Catalog? The term ‘product catalog’ is often used to mean different things. Looking for a suitable WooCommerce plugin can be quite confusing! Some product catalog plugins (e.g. YITH WooCommerce Catalog Mode, Catalog for WooCommerce and WooCommerce Catalog) disable the ‘Add to Cart’ button so you can’t buy online. This creates a read-only version of…
There are several different ways that you can create a members-only shop using WooCommerce, each with its own pros and cons. I will guide you through the options and help you to choose the best solution for your own WordPress website.