Introduction to Per Category Maximum Quantity Options
For WooCommerce store owners looking to streamline their inventory management, the Min Max Plugin Pro offers a powerful feature: Per Category Maximum Quantity Options. This feature allows setting maximum quantity limits for products on a per-category basis, making it easier to manage bulk purchases and inventory across different categories.
Accessing the Feature
Requirement: Min Max Plugin Pro
To access and utilize this feature, you need the Pro version of the Min Max Plugin. The feature is not available in the free version.
1. Go to Woo-Commerce Settings: Access your Woo-Commerce settings from the WordPress dashboard.
2. Find the ‘Product Quantity’ Section: Within the Woo-Commerce settings, navigate to the ‘Product Quantity’ tab.
3. Select the ‘Maximum Quantity’ Tab: Here, you will find the settings related to maximum quantities, including the per-category options.
Utilizing the Per Category Maximum Quantity Options
Setting Up Maximum Quantities
– Adding New Fields to Category Pages: Enabling this feature introduces two new fields in the edit pages of all your product categories.
– Field for Maximum Quantity Per Product: The first field allows you to set a maximum quantity for each product within the category.
– Field for Maximum Quantity in Cart: The second field is used to specify the maximum quantity for all products combined in the cart for that category.
– Bulk Purchase Management: This feature is particularly useful for stores that sell products in bulk or have limitations on how much of a single category can be purchased at once.
– Inventory Control: It helps in better inventory control by preventing over-purchasing of certain products, especially those with limited stock.
Editing Category Settings
– Per Category Enable: A meta box will be added to each category edit page, allowing you to enable or disable this feature for specific categories as needed.
1. Consistent Category Management: Regularly review your category settings to ensure consistency and relevance with your current inventory and sales strategies.
2. Customer Communication: Clearly communicate any maximum quantity restrictions on the product pages to inform customers before they make a purchase decision.
3. Adapt to Business Needs: Be prepared to adjust these settings in response to changes in inventory levels, customer demand, or special promotions.
This feature of the Min Max Plugin Pro for WooCommerce is a valuable tool for store owners who need to manage maximum purchase quantities on a per-category basis. By simplifying the process of setting quantity limits for entire categories, it enhances inventory control and operational efficiency.