11 essential WooCommerce plugins you may have missed

One of the great things about using WooCommerce is access to the huge ecosystem of 3rd party plugins. 

We all know about the mega-installs like WooCommerce Tax, Google Listings & Ads and Jetpack. In this article I’m looking at some lesser-known plugins to enhance your WooCommerce store.

It’s worth noting that if you are a 20i WooCommerce Hosting customer you don’t need plugins to: 

  • Minify your CSS/JS
  • Combine multiple CSS/JS files
  • Connect to a CDN
  • Take backups
  • Set-up caching 
  • Optimise images 
  • Lazy load images
  • Block traffic by country or IP address
  • Create WordPress staging environments

You can do all this from within your My20i control panel without any drag on your website’s page load times. With that in mind, I have not included plugins that duplicate these. If you’re not a 20i customer, have a look at our WooCommerce Hosting

One final note: not every plugin listed below will be appropriate or relevant to your use case. Really think about the value they are going to bring to your site. Every new plugin you add to your site will inherently slow down your page load times to some degree.

Discount Rules for WooCommerce

Discount Rules for WooCommerce helps you to create any type of bulk discounts, dynamic pricing, advanced discounts, percentage discounts, product based discounts, tiered discounts for your products.

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Variation Swatches for WooCommerce

Variation Swatches is easy to use WooCommerce product variation swatches plugin. You can show product variation items in images, colours, and label.

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TI WooCommerce Wishlist

Allow your customers to save their favourite products for later, increasing the likelihood of return visits and purchases.

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WooCommerce Coupon Shortcodes

This extension for WooCommerce allows you to render coupon information and show content based on the validity of coupons.

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Product Addons & Fields for WooCommerce

PPOM (Product Addons for WooCommerce) lets add extra custom fields and addons on your product pages.

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Product Image Zoom for WooCommerce

Product Image Zoom for WooCommerce adds a zoom feature to product images with the LightBox popup image gallery.

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WooCommerce Cart Abandonment Recovery

The plugin captures the email address of users on the checkout page. If the purchase is not completed within 15 minutes, it starts sending an automated series of follow up emails that you can customize to match your brand.

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Direct Checkout for WooCommerce

WooCommerce Direct Checkout speeds up the checkout process by letting shoppers bypass the shopping cart and go straight from the product page to checkout.

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ReferralCandy for WooCommerce

ReferralCandy helps you increase your sales by rewarding your customers when they refer people to your store. Give your customers a personal reward link that they can share with their friends.

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Ultimate FAQ

Easily create FAQs and add them to any page on your site. Simple!

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WooCommerce Weight Based Shipping

Weight Based Shipping is a useful plugin to calculate shipping cost. The plugin allows you to add multiple rules based on various conditions.

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What have we missed?

Are there any lesser known WooCommerce plugins you use that you’d like to share? Leave a comment below.

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