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13 nifty, free WooCommerce extensions you might not know about…

Written by James Koster on February 7, 2013 Blog, Product News.

There hasn’t been a WooCommerce extension drop in a couple of months and there’s no secret as to why. Team WooCommerce has been working relentlessly on making 2.0 (download RC1) awesome and ensuring compatibility with our already 100+ strong catalog of extensions.

So to stem any cases of WooCommerce extension withdrawal you may be suffering, we’ve rounded up some cool plugins that you can download from the plugin repository for free.

WooCommerce Customizer

WooCommerce includes a lot of filters so you can customize button text, labels, and more — but you have to write PHP code to use them. This plugin provides a settings page where you can add your customizations and save them without needing to write any code or modify any templates, which is helpful for quick change testing.

Download WooCommerce Customizer

WooCommerce MultiLingual

This ‘glue’ plugin makes it possible to run fully multilingual e-commerce sites using WooCommerce and WPML. It makes products and store pages translatable, lets visitors switch languages and order products in their language.

Download WooCommerce MultiLingual

WooCommerce Admin Bar Addition

This small and lightweight plugin adds a lot of WooCommerce related resources to your toolbar / admin bar. It also links to all setting / tab pages of the plugin and generally makes shop administrators/ webmasters lives a lot easier. So you might just switch from the frontend of your site to ‘Payment Settings’ page or check recent ‘Orders’ etc.

Download WooCommerce Admin Bar Addition

WooCommerce Grid / List Toggle

WooCommerce Grid / List toggle is a simple plugin which adds a Grid / List toggle to your product archives allowing users to, you guessed it, toggle between grid / list views of your products.

Download WooCommerce Grid / List Toggle

WordPress Lister for eBay

WP-Lister connects your WooCommerce, Jigoshop, WP e-Commerce, Shopp or MarketPress site with your eBay Store. You can select multiple products right from your products page, select a profile to apply a set of predefined options and list them all on eBay with just a few clicks.

Download WordPress Lister for eBay

Pushover for WooCommerce

Pushover for WooCommerce integrates WooCommerce with the Pushover notifications app for Android and iOS.

After installation and setup automatic notifications can be sent to your device for new orders, low stock, backorder and out of stock notifications.

Download Pushover for WooCommerce

WooCommerce Accepted Payment Methods

WooCommerce Accepted Payment Methods extends the WooCommerce settings allowing you to specify which payment methods your store accepts.

The specified payment methods can then be displayed in the frontend via a widget, a shortcode or by adding a template tag directly to your theme.

Download WooCommerce Accepted Payment Methods

WooCommerce Pay to Upload

Allow customers to pay to upload a file. Once a WooCommerce order has been marked as processed, a file upload screen will appear on the order details page.

Download WooCommerce Pay to Upload

WooCommerce Menu Bar Cart

This plugin installs a shopping cart button in the navigation bar. The plugin takes less than a minute to setup, and includes the following options:

  • Display cart icon, or only items/prices.
  • Display items only, price only, or both.
  • Display always, or only when there are items in the cart.

Finally, the cart automatically conforms to your site’s styles, leaving you with no extra work.

Download WooCommerce Menu Bar Cart

WooCommerce Custom Product Tabs Lite

This plugin extends the WooCommerce e-commerce plugin by allowing a custom product tab to be added to product view pages with arbitrary content, which may contain text, html or shortcodes.

Download WooCommerce Custom Product Tabs Lite

WooCommerce Custom Statuses

This plugin allows you have custom order statuses in WooCommerce.

Download WooCommerce Custom Statuses

Order Delivery Date for WooCommerce

This plugin will allow the customer to choose an order delivery date on the checkout page. The customer can choose any delivery date that is after the current date. The plugin uses the inbuilt datepicker that comes with WordPress.

Order Delivery Date for WooCommerce

WooCommerce Debug Bar

One for the devs! Adds a WooCommerce debug panel to the Debug Bar plugin. Requires the Debug Bar plugin to function.

Download WooCommerce Debug Bar

Have we missed any? Have we missed yours? Let us know!


37 Responses

  1. magzimgo
    February 7, 2013 at 2:30 pm #

    This is just brilliant! Definitely going to check out the majority of this plugins, much thanks!

  2. Andy
    February 7, 2013 at 2:36 pm #

    Thanks for posting this! I just found a few more great plugins to download and try with a new store I am building on Canvas.

  3. rorofernandez
    February 7, 2013 at 2:41 pm #

    Great stuff. Finally some great plugins for extending WooCommerce.

  4. Peter Ricci
    February 7, 2013 at 3:33 pm #

    Has anyone released an extension that allows people to share their purchase with twitter, facebook, google+ etc ? Much like Woo does ?

    • James Koster
      February 7, 2013 at 3:43 pm #

      Not that I know of but it’s a good idea!

      • leewillis77
        February 7, 2013 at 5:21 pm #

        Not free, but yes –

        • ryan
          February 7, 2013 at 7:55 pm #

          There’s also a ‘share for discount’ extension I saw somewhere but I can’t seem to find it now…. it allows you to share the store link on facebook (right on product page) in exchange for a discount of your choice.

          • James Koster
            February 7, 2013 at 8:14 pm #

            ShareYourCart integration is built into WooCommerce 😉

        • James Koster
          February 7, 2013 at 8:15 pm #

          +1 we recommend Lees plugins 🙂

    • redpublika
      February 7, 2013 at 9:31 pm #

      In WC under Settings -> Integration you’ll find ShareYourCart. Is that what you’re looking for ?

    • Moonworks
      February 16, 2013 at 1:12 am #

      There’s this plugin that’s available from Code Canyon:

    • Rene
      April 1, 2013 at 10:59 pm #

      ShareYourCart is a good plugin for this.
      Although, not for google+.

      Hope it helped you out..

  5. tomharrigan
    February 7, 2013 at 3:46 pm #

    Thanks James! WC Customizer and Order Delivery Date are two I haven’t seen that I’ll have to mention to a couple of friends I built WC sites for in the past.

  6. Ngo Khong
    February 7, 2013 at 8:20 pm #

    I found the plugin wooCommerce Customizer is very useful for me. My client was asking me how to change some text labels, and I did via hooks. This plugin helped me a lot. No coding anymore!

    • Ryan Ray
      February 8, 2013 at 12:37 am #

      Coding is the best though! 😉

  7. David Kartuzinski
    February 11, 2013 at 5:23 pm #

    This latest post is SPAM.

  8. Rene Dasbeck
    February 11, 2013 at 11:03 pm #

    WooCommerce becomes a really interesting alternative to all the big shop solutions on the web. So i think i will take a shot to find out, if it really fits my needs. Thanks for the tipps…

  9. Aldrin
    February 18, 2013 at 1:47 pm #

    I just want to ask if there is a plugin for woocommerce to know if a product is purchased or not, cuz I am having a website where I restrict downloadable files to a specific product .. so if they don’t purchased the product then that page is not accessible for them..

  10. arvind_woocommerce
    February 20, 2013 at 8:01 am #

    Would have loved to see the price calculator based on weight included as an extension or even better part of woocommerce. It seems a must-have feature for an ecommerce site.

  11. Ashok Rane
    February 27, 2013 at 9:20 pm #

    Thank you for including the Order Delivery Date plugin in this list. It was indeed not known to many people, and ever since this blog post, the downloads have surged.

  12. Ryan
    February 28, 2013 at 11:02 pm #

    I would like to know, specifically using anyone of the three paypal gateway extensions… how can I get customer carts to get updated as soon as an item is sold out, I have a lot of people buying the same product at the same time, and it becomes a race to the finish.

    I tried messing with the inventory alerts in the settings, but it doesn’t catch it if two people are buying an item and both are in the process of checking out…

  13. dtraindesigns
    March 2, 2013 at 3:56 am #

    Awesome Artistically!

  14. brody
    March 6, 2013 at 9:02 am #

    Keep the extentions coming. Loving all the add on’s. Thanks guys!

  15. JulianFalgons
    March 12, 2013 at 9:32 pm #

    HUGE HELP, Thank you So Much!

  16. Chad
    March 12, 2013 at 10:29 pm #

    This is a fantastic list. Thank you! I have 6 plugins I’m going to be trying from the list 🙂

  17. babuna
    March 16, 2013 at 1:21 pm #

    Well is there any extension where I can give some offers to my customers, like buy 1 get 1 free, or a combo pack or something like that.


  18. Andy
    March 23, 2013 at 11:01 pm #

    Hi, great list. I just loaded WooCommerce Grid!
    Kind Regards.

  19. Labib
    March 25, 2013 at 2:18 pm #

    Thanks for the great post james. 🙂

  20. Intaworld
    March 28, 2013 at 6:44 pm #

    Do you ( or anyone out there! ) know of a Woocommerce plugin which provides links to Amazon – preferably to the UK store?

  21. Streetwitch
    March 28, 2013 at 10:21 pm #

    Is there a plugin which allows you to create a simple product list widget, ideally driven by category, and sortable? Seems very basic but I can’t find anything…

    Great list though – I’ve found 3 that I’m going to use so thanks!

  22. ashsfanclub
    March 30, 2013 at 2:58 am #

    Is there any kind of plugin that allows you to easily change the default price ribbon that appears on product thumbnails? Ive been hunting for ages and cant find anything

  23. bertonw
    April 1, 2013 at 2:41 am #

    I’m looking for an extension that allows you to charge shipping costs based on the buyer’s location. Currently you can only choose International or Flat Rate based on country. I need various rates on the same product for Canada, the US, certain US states such as Hawaii, and outside North America. Can anybody advise my options? Thanks kindly.

    • kfallis
      April 2, 2013 at 4:15 am #

      table rate plugin will do that

  24. Diogo
    April 2, 2013 at 4:18 pm #

    Hi, i use the “AWD Weight/Country Shipping” for shipping method. Is a very good option for shopping based on weight.


  25. Lauren
    April 5, 2013 at 2:51 am #

    Hey, do you guys have a plugin or know of one that allows you to add data like Nutritional Information to products?

    Also do you know of any plugins that integrate “Social Signin” functionality (so a user could sign in using Facebook or Twitter acct)?

  26. Sheryl
    April 5, 2013 at 6:50 am #

    Looking for a drop shipping extension WooCommerce. Saw that this was in development (on another forum) but that dated back a year or so ago. Any idea when it may be available? Thanks!

    • James Koster
      April 5, 2013 at 10:36 am #

      You might want to take a look at our Advanced Notifications extension 😉