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.
- Account Funds
- Account Funds + PayPal Payouts
- Ajax Search
- Badge management
- Bulk product editing
- Catalog mode
- Checkout manager
- Composite Products
- Cost of Goods
- Coupon email system
- Custom order status
- Deposits and Down Payments
- Desktop Notifications
- Dynamic Pricing and Discounts
- EU Energy Label
- Email Templates
- Frontend Manager
- Live chat
- Name your price
- One-click Checkout
- Order & Shipment Tracking
- PayPal Payouts
- PDF Invoice & Packing Slips.
- Product add-ons
- Product Bundles
- Product size charts
- Request a quote
- Review for discounts
- Role based prices
- SMS notifications
- Stripe Connect
- Waiting list
AuctionsWith 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:
- backup price
- required amount for a rise
- auction length
- a chance to automatically schedule the next auction for each product
Badge managementBy enabling the field “Enable badge management for vendors” each shop vendor can create badges to apply to his/her products. For all information about the plugin, you can refer to documentation.
Account FundsThe integration with YITH Account Funds allows you to issue vendors’ payouts into their digital wallet, by simply crediting the amount in their account funds. Please, refer to this page for more information.
Account Funds + PayPal PayoutsThe integration with YITH Account Funds allows you to issue vendors’ payouts into their digital wallet, by simply crediting the amount in their account funds. To enable this integration, you just have to make sure that both plugins are installed and enabled from the Plugins page. Then, make sure you enable the Account Funds payment method in YITH > Multi Vendor > Gateways > Account Funds And you will see this gateway enabled in Gateways > General settings. Now, if you want to automatically credit the vendors’ commissions to their account funds, please, make sure you select it as the default gateway in Gateways > General settings > Pay commissions to vendors during checkout. If, on the other side, you don’t want this to be the default method, but use it manually, you can simply leave those settings unchanged. When you have to issue a vendor’s payout to the account funds, you can do that from the Commissions page, by simply clicking on the Account Funds button next to it. Once processed, it will appear in the Paid list.
Vendors & FundsWhenever you activate the two plugins, you will be able to see a dedicated tab in the plugin settings YITH > Account Funds > Vendors & Funds. This tab includes two sections.
1. General settingsThe first one is about the General settings, where you can enable the following options:
- The vendor can charge funds: this option allows your vendors to charge funds in their online wallet like any other customer.
- The vendor can use funds: this option allows your vendors to use their funds to purchase products of your shop.
2. Redeem fundsThe second section, instead, allows you to configure how vendors can Redeem their funds.
- YITH Account Funds
- YITH Multi Vendor
- YITH PayPal Payouts
- Vendor can redeem: make sure you enable this option to let vendors redeem their available funds. Choose below if you want to enable the automatic or manual redemption or both of them.
- Minimum funds to redeem: set the minimum balance necessary for a vendor to redeem funds.
- Maximum funds to redeem: set the maximum funds that can be redeemed in a transaction, leave empty to disable this restriction.
- Gateway Method: set the gateway to use for transferring funds from the site to the vendor. At the moment only PayPal Payouts is available and it requires YITH PayPal Payouts For WooCommerce Premium 1.0.12 to use this feature. Please, note that you will pay a fee to transfer money from the site to PayPal.
1. Automatic paymentAgain in YITH > Account Funds > Vendors & Funds, you have to set up the following option to enable the automatic payment.
- Automatic Redeem Type: this option allows you to let vendors be paid automatically instead of submitting a payment request every time.
- None: select this if you want to keep the automatic feature disabled. Make sure you select the manual redeem below to let your vendors submit a request at any time from My Account page (see below).
- Automatically when the minimum threshold is reached: this way you can issue automatic payments as soon as the minimum amount set above is reached.
- Automatically, on a specific day and when the minimum threshold is reached: this way you can issue automatic payments on the 1st of the month (or any other day you set) but only for vendors’ accounts that have reached the minimum amount set above. Vendors can however submit a payment request manually if the ‘Manual redeem’ option below is enabled.
- Redeem Day: choose the day on which issuing the automatic payment, i.e. enter 1 to issue payments automatically on the first of every month.
2. Manual redemptionAlternatively or in addition to the automatic payment, you can also let vendors redeem their available funds manually on request. Below in YITH > Account Funds > Vendors & Funds, these are the options that you have to configure:
- Manual Redeem: enable this option if you want to allow also manual redemption and submit a request from My Account. By enabling this option, you will also be able to customize the button text and colour.
- Redeem Button: customize the label of the button shown in My Account here.
- Redeem Button Text Color
- Redeem Button Color
Ajax SearchUsing YITH WooCommerce Ajax Search you can add a search bar to your website, which will allow users to search via ajax for specific content in your website, searching through posts, pages, and products. The integration between these two plugins allows users to enter the vendor name and instantly obtain a list of their products. To do it, go to YITH > Ajax Search > Search and enable the option Search by vendor.
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. By using the plugin in combination with YITH Booking for WooCommerce, vendors can create and sell bookable products in their shop and manage their own bookings. Specifically, vendors can:
- create and manage their own bookable products
- create Booking Services that can be associated to his/her bookable products only
- see a calendar with their own bookings only
- see a list with their own bookings only
- edit their own bookings (for example, edit the dates, change the status etc.)
- add notes inside any of their own bookings (the notes can either be private or visible to the customer as well)
- use the People types created by the admin (globally)
To enable all these features, after activating both plugins, go to YITH > Booking > Integrations and enable the integration with Multi Vendor. Now, each vendor can create and sell bookable products. Each vendor can have access only to the bookings registered for his/her product. The vendors can create and manage services and people differently from the super admin.
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. Different vendors can create a service with the same name. The super admin has access to the complete list of all services created in the shop. For each service, the name of the vendor who has created it will be highlighted.
Bulk product editingTo enable the integration between the two plugins, it is essential to activate the add-on in Multi Vendor -> Add-Ons. 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.
Catalog modeThe 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. At this point, a new dedicated section will be added right inside each vendor’s reserved area. 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. 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. 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.
Checkout ManagerThanks to this integration, the custom fields created with YITH Checkout Manager will show in vendors’ suborders too. Just install and activate both of them to make sure that the integration can work: no other action is required from your side. For further information about YITH Checkout Manager settings, please refer to the official documentation.
Composite ProductsYou 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. 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 systemIntegration 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. Vendors will have “Coupon Email System” section where they could set up coupons based on the events selected by the site administrator. 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 StatusWith 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. Custom statuses created by general admins can than be assigned by the vendor to any 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 ProductsYITH 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. 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.
Deposits and Down PaymentsYITH WooCommerce Deposits and Down Payments lets the admin enable a deposit payment on some or all products of the shop. If combined with YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor, the vendor will be able to get a commission on deposit orders as well.
Desktop NotificationsYITH Desktop Notifications for WooCommerce enables notifications on the desktop every time an action related to the shop is recorded on the site.
- a new order has been created
- the order turns into a specific status.
Email TemplatesYITH WooCommerce Email Templates is an extension that allows you to perform advanced customization on standard WooCommerce Emails that are sent to your customers. You can use a different template for each email, choosing from a pool of 4 offered by the plugin. Integrating these two plugins allows you to further customize the layout of all emails sent using YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor.
EU Energy LabelYITH WooCommerce EU Energy Label allows showing a clear and informative scheme about the energy consumption of your products according to the European Laws. The integration with YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor allows vendors to link a specific energy class to each product they are selling.
Frontend ManagerThanks 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. From the plugin settings dashboard, you can select to which sections vendors can have access. 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. This combination is also fully integrated with the following plugins:
- YITH Order Tracking: your vendors will be able to edit the tracking code and carrier in the order details from the frontend.
- YITH Auctions: your vendors will be able to create and edit an auction product from the frontend dashboard.
Live chatIntegration 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. 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. For information about how to use YITH Live Chat, refer to guide.
MembershipWhen the field is enabled, each vendor can create/view/edit/remove and sell memberships containing his/her own products. 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. 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 priceIf 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. For complete information about YITH WooCommerce Name Your Price plugin, please refer to the documentation.
One-click CheckoutWith YITH WooCommerce One-Click Checkout users can skip the checkout process once the billing info is added. The combined use of these two plugins allows generating commissions for the vendors also when the purchases are made through the one-click checkout. After installing, activating and configuring both plugins, the one-click checkout button will show like in the image below.
Order & Shipment TrackingUsing YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor combined with YITH WooCommerce Order & Shipment Tracking adds the chance for each vendor to enter the tracking details on each order they can access from the admin area. Vendors can select for their orders one of the couriers that global admins have set from YITH WooCommerce Order & Shipment Tracking settings panel.
- YITH Frontend Manager: your vendors will be able to edit the tracking code and carrier in the order details from the frontend.
PDF Invoices & Packing SlipsYITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor is totally integrated with YITH WooCommerce PDF Invoices & Packing Slips. The integration allows the vendor to generate their own invoices and customize their own invoice template with logo and store details. The option must be enabled in “Add-ons” section of Multi Vendor settings dashboard. Every vendor can set up their own invoicing settings and invoice template as you can see below: The vendor’s company logo and details will be the same across all documents issued by the vendor (so for invoices, credit notes and shipping lists), but the vendor can customize notes and footer for each type of document. 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 Invoices behavior, read the official plugin documentation.
Product add-onsThe plugin is integrated with YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor. The integration between the two plugins allows vendors, in a multistore shop, to create advanced options groups for their products. If you have installed and activated the two plugins, go to the “Add-ons” section of YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor settings dashboard and enable YITH WooCommerce Product Add-Ons functionalities for all vendors. All vendors will be able to create their own options blocks from YITH > Product Add-ons panel: Each vendor can create blocks of options and show them on all their own products, specific products or products of selected categories only.
Product size chartsThis 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 quoteYITH 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 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.
Vendor sideFor complete details about the use of YITH WooCommerce Request a Quote plugin, we suggest you read the official documentation.
Review for discountsWhen 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 sid For complete information about YITH WooCommerce Review for Discounts plugin, please refer to the documentation.
Role based pricesWith 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. 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 notificationsThe 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. Now, the “Sms Notifications” section is enabled 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