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Compatibility Options in the EAN

This comprehensive guide explores the “2D Barcodes > Compatibility Options” within the EAN for WooCommerce plugin, empowering you to ensure smooth integration of 2D barcode display with various popular thirdparty plugins used in your online store.

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Optimizing 2D Barcode Functionality

The “2D Barcodes > Compatibility Options” section allows you to configure the EAN for WooCommerce plugin to work effectively alongside other plugins, ensuring consistent and userfriendly 2D barcode display across functionalities.

Important Note

Before exploring these options, ensure the “2D Barcodes > Enable section” is activated to unlock 2D barcode display functionalities.

Supported Plugins

Print Invoice & Delivery Notes for WooCommerce / WooCommerce PDF Invoices & Packing Slips

  • Enable: Integrates product 2D barcodes into PDF documents generated by these plugins for invoices and delivery notes, providing additional product identification details.

WooCommerce PDF Invoices, Packing Slips, Delivery Notes and Shipping Labels

  • Enable: Similar to the above plugins, this option incorporates 2D barcode images into the respective PDF documents generated by this plugin.
  • Customization: You can further configure the position and display format of the 2D barcode within the PDF documents using the provided options.

WooCommerce Customer / Order / Coupon Export

  • Enable: Adds a dedicated “item_barcode_2d” column to the order items export generated by the WooCommerce Customer / Order / Coupon Export plugin.


Enable: This option is currently inactive but reserved for potential future integration with the Dokan multivendor marketplace plugin.

Reset Settings

This option allows you to revert all settings within the “2D Barcodes > Compatibility Options” section to their default values.

Admin Access

These settings can be found by navigating to WooCommerce > Settings > Products > EAN > 2D Barcodes > Compatibility within your WordPress dashboard.

Maximizing Compatibility

  • Regular Updates: The developers of the EAN for WooCommerce plugin actively maintain compatibility with popular thirdparty plugins. Ensure you keep both the EAN for WooCommerce plugin and other relevant plugins updated to their latest versions.
  • Community Support: If you encounter any compatibility issues, you can seek assistance from the plugin’s support forum or community resources.

By effectively utilizing the “2D Barcodes > Compatibility Options”, you can ensure that 2D barcode display seamlessly integrates with your existing store setup, fostering a smooth workflow and enhanced user experience.

Important Note

While both admins and customers can access the WooCommerce settings, the “2D Barcodes > Compatibility Options” section is specifically for administrative purposes. Customers wouldn’t have access to configure these plugin compatibility settings.


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