Integrations

All the plugins listed in the “Add-Ons” section are not included in YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor.
In order to take advantage of a specific integration, you need to purchase and activate the premium version of the related plugin.

Auctions

With YITH WooCommerce Auctions you are able to offer your vendors an auction system. Vendors will be able to create ‘auction’ type products and can  manage:

  • price
  • backup price
  • required amount for a rise
  • auction length
  • a chance to automatically schedule the next auction for each product

Badge management

Enable badge management for vendors
By enabling the field “Enable badge management for vendors” each shop vendor can create badges to apply to his/her products.
Badge management - Vendor side
For all information about the plugin, you can refer to documentation.

Booking

YITH WooCommerce Booking allows an advanced management of a booking system for the products of your shop. Once you have configured the prices, services and availability, the plugin will automatically manage the product depending on the user choice.

Let’s analyze the details related to this integration.

After activating both plugins, go to Booking -> Integrations and enable the integration with Multi Vendor.

Enable integrations with Multi Vendor

Now, each vendor can create and sell Booking products.

Each vendor can have access only to the bookings registered for his/her product.

We suggest reading the plugin official documentation to learn about all the features available in YITH WooCommerce Booking.

The vendors can create and manage services and people differently from the super admin.

Services

The vendors can’t view nor use the services created by the super admin.

The vendors can apply the services they have created to their own products only.  

Services creation by vendor

Different vendors can create a service with the same name.

The super admin has access to the complete list of all the services created in the shop.  For each service, the name of the vendor who has created it will be highlighted.

Show vendor for service

People

The vendors can’t create new people types for their Booking products. They can use only those made available by the super admin.

People services

Bulk product editing

To enable the integration between the two plugins, it is essential to activate the add-on in Multi Vendor -> Add-Ons.

Enable Bulk Product Editing add-on

The integration allows the vendors of the shop to edit their own products in a massive way by using the features of YITH WooCommerce Bulk Product Editing.

Bulk Product Editing - Vendor side

Catalog mode

The plugin is 100% integrated with YITH WooCommerce Catalog Mode.
The integration allows vendors of the shop to configure catalog functionalities for their own products.
If you enabled both plugins, the first step is to enable their integration from “Add-ons” section of YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor settings dashboard.

Enable Catalog Mode

At this point, a new dedicated section will be added right inside each vendor’s reserved area.

Vendor admin

On products not owned by the administrator, count the catalog settings configured by the vendor, except if in the plugin (YITH WooCommerce Catalog Mode) “Admin Override” field has been globally enabled.

Admin override

In this case, settings configured by the administrator will prevail on those configured by the vendor.
If you want this behavior to be valid for all vendors, except for a limited selection, click on “Do not apply to vendors in the “Vendor Exclusion List” (Exclusion)” field.

Catalog Mode options

Vendor exclusion list

If, on the contrary, you want shop administrator’s settings to overwrite only those of vendors included in the list, enable“Apply only to vendors in the “Vendor Exclusion List” (Reverse Exclusion)” field.

Read the official documentation of YITH WooCommerce Catalog Mode for further information about the plugin.

Composite Products

You only have to activate both plugins to enable the option for admin and vendors to add ‘Composite’ type products. You can add and edit the composite products from the product editing page.

composite mv settings

For more information on how to add a composite product, check the full documentation here.

With this integration you can allow vendors to offer “composite” products in their stores, by creating and configuring components that will only be visible for their products.

Coupon email system

Coupon Email System for vendors

Integration between YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor and YITH WooCommerce Coupon Email System allows vendors to set up an automatic sending of customized coupons when certain conditions happen.
Administration side, you can select to make certain events available to vendors in YIT Plugins -> Coupon Email System -> Vendor Settings.

Select events for vendors

Vendors will have “Coupon Email System” section where they could set up coupons based on the events selected by the site administrator.

Coupon configuration - Vendor side

Coupons sent by a vendor can be used only for those products related to him/her.

For complete information about YITH WooCommerce Coupon Email System plugin, please refer to the documentation.

Custom Order Status

With YITH WooCommerce Custom Order Status you can create custom statuses which you can then assign to orders in your shop. You may also edit the default WooCommerce ones.

You will only have to activate both plugins, in order to make them work together. If you want your vendors to mangage their orders, and with them the orders statuses as wel, you will have to “Enable order management”  on the Multi Vendor settings page.

Enable order managment order status

Custom statuses created by general admins can than be assigned by the vendor to any order.

vendor email order

The integration will also let you add the ‘vendor’ to the email recipients, a notification email will be send when the order status changes.

Composite Products

YITH Composite Products for WooCommerce lets you create products made of several components, allowing users to choose the components they are interested in straight from the product page

You only have to activate both plugins to enable the option for admin and vendors to add ‘Composite’ type products. You can add and edit the composite products from the product editing page.

composite

For more information on how to add a composite product, check the full documentation here.

With this integration you can allow vendors to offer “composite” products in their stores, by creating and configuring components that will only be visible for their products. Like the example below for the Medina Store.

mv composite

Desktop Notifications

YITH Desktop Notifications for WooCommerce enables notifications on the desktop every time an action related to the shop is recorded on the site.

In combination with YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor, you can enable desktop notifications for the orders related to the vendors. Notifications can be enabled when:

  • a new order has been created
  • the order turns into a specific status.

After installing and activating both plugins, you can set the above-mentioned notifications for vendors by selecting Vendor in the Role notification option.

vendor_notifications

For the complete information about YITH Desktop Notifications for WooCommerce,  please refer to the documentation.

Frontend Manager

Thanks to the integration with YITH Frontend Manager for WooCommerce, you can allow to all vendor of your shop to access to the “frontend dashboard”.

Instead of managing orders and products from WordPress dashboard, also the vendors can manage their shop from the site frontend.

Vendor frontend dashboard

From the plugin settings dashboard, you can select to which sections vendors can have access.

Enable sections for vendors

In addition to the default WooCommerce sections, you can also enable “Vendor settings” section to allow users to manage all the settings related to their vendor profiles.

Vendor settings

Live chat

Integration with YITH Live Chat allows enabling a chat system for each vendor so that he/she can be contacted by his/her own customers directly through the form in vendor’s page.

Chat form

When the option is enabled, each vendor can have access to “YITH Live Chat” section in his/her reserved area and reply to messages sent by users.

User reserved area

For information about how to use YITH Live Chat, refer to guide.

Membership

Enable membership for vendors

When the field is enabled, each vendor can create/view/edit/remove and sell memberships containing his/her own products.

Membership area - Vendor side

The admin is the only one who can edit the Membership plugin general settings and to associate membership plans to users manually.

Moreover, in any membership plan, the admin will be able to activate an option that limits the number of products that each vendor can publish. Associating the same plan to a certain group of vendors will let you have different “types” of vendors.

integration-multi-vendor-membership

For all information about how to create and organize a new membership, you can refer to the following documentation of YITH WooCommerce Membership.

Name your price

Enable 'Name your price' for vendors

If you enable the highlighted field in the image, plugin “YITH WoOCommerce Name Your Price” feature settings can be customized by vendors for their own products.
Each vendor can create customized price rules for product categories or for single products of the shop.

'Name your price' management - Vensor side

For complete information about YITH WooCommerce Name Your Price plugin, please refer to the documentation.

Order tracking

Using YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor combined with YITH WooCommerce Order Tracking adds the chance for each vendor to enter the tracking details on each order they can access from the admin area.

'Order tracking' management - Vendor side

Vendors can select for their orders one of the couriers that global admins have set from YITH WooCommerce Order Tracking settings panel.

Vendors can select for their orders one of the couriers that global aadmins have set from YITH WooCommerce Order Tracking settings panel.

Shop admins can enter the tracking details only if the order includes products that aren’t associated with other vendors.
This data will then only be about a specific order bound to the admin and not any other sub-orders bound to vendors.

Main Order

For complete information about YITH WooCommerce Order Tracking plugin, please refer to documentation..

PDF Invoice and Shipping list

YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor is totally integrated with YITH WooCommerce PDF Invoice and Shipping List.
Compatibility provides for the site administrator to enable the separated management of invoices for vendors. The option must be enabled in “Add-ons” section of Multi Vendor settings dashboard.

Enable PDF Invoice for vendors

PDF Invoice settings - Vendor side

When the plugin is used in combination with YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor, the automatic generation of invoices will be disabled. The only way to create a new document, invoice or shipping document, is manually through the specific buttons you find in “WooCommerce -> Orders” or in order detail page.

User side, documents can be downloaded in “My Account -> Orders”. Administrator and/or vendor related to the order must generate the document to allow the user to have access to it. A different document is provided for each vendor in relation to products they own.

For further information about PDF Invoice behavior, read the official plugin documentation.

Product add-ons

The plugin is 100% integrated with YITH WooCommerce Product Add-ons.
The integration between the two plugins allows, in a multistore shop, vendors to create advanced options groups for their products.

If you have installed and activated the two plugins, go to “Add-ons” section of YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor settings dashboard and enable YITH WooCommerce Advanced Product Options functionalities for all vendors.

Add-Ons - Multi Vendor panel options

At this point, all vendors will have the possibility to create options groups directly in their own administration area.

Advanced product options - Vendor side

Each vendor can create global, category or single product options groups.
All options groups created by vendors won’t show on products that don’t belong to them.

Options groups of global typology are added by default to all involved products (both for groups created by site administrator
and by the vendor).
However, vendors can change this behavior for any of their products:
By enabling “Disable globals”, from product editing page, global typology options will be removed
from the related product.

Disable globals - Vendor side

Product size charts

Enable Product Size Charts for vendors

This option allows enabling product size chart for vendors registered to the site.

For complete information about the plugin, please refer to the documentation.

Request a quote

YITH WooCommerce Request a Quote allows all users to request the quote for one or more products of the shop. Thanks to its integration with Multi Vendor, the request will be forwarded to the owner of the product. The global administrator will receive the request only for products not related to any vendor.
To enable the quote management from vendor side, activate “Enable request a quote for vendors” field that you find right inside “Add-Ons” section of the plugin settings dashboard

Enable request a quote for vendors

Vendor side orders management must be enabled as an essential condition. Every new request will be available from “Orders” section, both vendor side and administrator side. The vendor will be able to add products to the quote (from backend). If the vendor adds or removes products from the quote the commission will be recalculated.

Admin side

Manage quote - Admin side

Vendor side

Manage quote - Vendor side

For complete details about the use of YITH WooCommerce Request a Quote plugin, we suggest you read the official documentation.

Review for discounts

Enable Review for Discounts for vendors

When this option is enabled, vendors can customize the content of emails generated by the plugin, if the related product belongs to them

Review for discounts – Vendor sidReview for discounts - Vendor side

For complete information about YITH WooCommerce Review for Discounts plugin, please refer to the documentation.

Role based prices

With YITH WooCommerce Role Based Prices. you could allow the vendors of your shop to create price rules for the user role, which will be applied only to products they own.

From “Add-ons” section in settings dashboard of YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor, enable the plugin functionalities, so that vendors can have access, in the administration area, to the dedicated section to create price rules.

Enable plugin for vendors

Global vendor rule settings

All general rules created by site global administrator won’t cause any effect on products related to a vendor.
For further information about the plugin YITH WooCommerce Role Based Prices, read the official documentation.

Sms notifications

The integration with YITH WooCommerce Sms Notifications allows the vendors to receive SMS notifications related to the orders of the products they own.
Go to Multi Vendor -> Add-ons and enable “Enable SMS Notifications for vendors” to activate the integration between the two plugins.

Enable SMS Notifications add-on

Now, the “Sms Notifications” section is enabled vendor side.

Vendor side

Within this section the vendor can:

  • insert one or more telephone numbers to which forward the SMS notifications of the orders related to his/her products
  • choose the order statuses to receive the SMS notifications
The global shop administrator is the only one who can configure the settings for the SMS sending to the users.

Stripe Connect

For the integration with Stripe Connect, please, refer to this page.

Subscription

Enable subscription for vendors

By enabling this field, each vendor can create and organize subscription plans for his/her products.

Product page

By accessing “Subscription” section, the vendor can refer to the list of subscriptions registered by the system.

Section 'Subscription'

For complete information about “YITH WooCommerce Subscription” you can consult the documentation of the plugin.

Surveys

Enable surveys for vendors

By enabling the highlighted option in the image, vendors can create one or more surveys to display on their own product page.

Surveys management - Vendor side

For complete information about YITH WooCommerce Surveys plugin, please refer to the documentation.

Waiting list

Enable Waiting List for vendors

When this option is enabled, vendors can organize their products waiting list and send emails to users who want to be updated when the product is available again.

Waiting list - Vendor side

For complete information about YITH WooCommerce Waiting List plugin, please refer to the  documentation.