The Force Sells extension allows you to link products that are added to the cart together. This is useful for combining a service or required product with another.
For example, if you are selling mobile phone glass repair as a service, you can link a new glass display as a forced sell product.
Installation↑ Back to top
- Download the .zip file from your WooCommerce account.
- Go to: WordPress Admin > Plugins > Add New and Upload Plugin with the file you downloaded with Choose File.
- Install Now and Activate the extension.
More information at: Installing and Managing Plugins.
Setup and configuration↑ Back to top
Force Sells are configured within the Product Data > Linked Products area of the Edit product screen:
From the Linked Products tab, you can add either a Force Sells or a Synced Force Sells:
You can add a product to each by typing the name of the product you want to see added to the cart:
Different Force Sell modes↑ Back to top
There are two different modes for forced sells:
- Force Sells
- Synced Force Sells
Both types of force sells can be used when creating a new product or editing an existing one, and selecting the Linked Products tab in the Product Data meta box.
Force Sells (standard)↑ Back to top
Normal force-sell products are added to the cart along with the main product in the same quantity as the main product.
Added force-sell products can be removed and the quantity changed in cart by the customer.
Synced Force Sells↑ Back to top
Synced force-sell products work the same way as normal force sells. The difference is that customers can’t remove a synced force-sell from the cart or change the quantity. If the main product is removed, the synced force-sell products are removed.
Additional, the is the same for quantity. If the quantity of the main product is changed, the quantity for all synced force-sell products will change.
Troubleshooting↑ Back to top
Grouped Products↑ Back to top
Although Force Sells and Synced Force Sells will show for Grouped Products, the functionality will not work as expected. Adding a parent product and its’ force sells to a grouped product results in only the parent product adding to the cart from the grouped product page.
Only force sell one product↑ Back to top
If you want to use WooCommerce Force Sells to add only one force-sold item per product, use the following snippet in your theme’s
Questions and Support↑ Back to top
Frequently Asked Questions↑ Back to top
How much address related information needs to be filled out for the distance calculation to trigger?
The calculation will trigger given at least a postcode/zipcode and a country. However, the more address details provided, the more accurate the estimation.
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