The WooCommerce minimum quantity order is a plugin module that allows you to control the minimum and maximum order quantity a customer can purchase.
How does it work? It enables you to set a minimum and maximum total WooCommerce product quantity on a per-product basis, or on a total order quantity. This ensures your customers only purchase within a predetermined quantity or amount.
This plugin module allows you to display a custom message whenever a shopper attempts to exceed the minimum or maximum allowable limits.
Benefits of Minimum and Maximum Order Quantity WooCommerce
- There are products that are more profitable when they are sold in larger quantities or in bulk, so setting a minimum order quantity in WooCommerce can make the product more profitable.
- Setting a minimum-maximum order quantity per product ensures all products are profitable regardless of their sizes.
- Some products are best sold as quantity groups.
Here are some of the key features of the WooCommerce Min/Max quantity module:
The minimum order quantity WooCommerce plugin is beginner-friendly, requiring no coding knowledge
It allows you to enable decimal quantities
It allows you to set minimum/maximum order quantity for the cart
It allows you to set minimum/maximum order quantity per item
Allows you to add quantities lower than the minimum quantity.
Makes it possible for you to force the initial quantity on a single product page
Gives you the option of enabling cart notices
Allows to stop customers from seeing checkout on wrong order quantities
Installation of WooCommerce Min/Max Quantities module
To install the WooCommerce minimum-maximum quantities module, you first have to install and activate WooCommerce on your WordPress website.
After that, download the Booster for WooCommerce plugin. Once you’ve downloaded it, install and activate it on your website.
To access the Min/Max Order quantities module, navigate to:
WooCommerce > Settings > Booster > Shipping & Orders > Order Quantities.
How to Set WooCommerce Minimum Order Quantity Plugin Module
To set minimum and maximum order quantities, you first need to enable the plugin module by clicking the Enable Module checkbox.
After that, you can enable the Decimal Quantities option, set Force Initial Quantity on Single Product Page, enable cart notices, stop customers from seeing checkout on wrong quantities, add a custom message for cart total quantity, add all quantities if quantity is lower than the minimum quantity, etc.
You can also set the minimum quantity for the whole cart with 0 as the default number, and set a visible message to alert customers if the minimum requirements are not met.
Minimum Quantity Options
When setting minimum quantity requirements for the order you can require minimal quantity for the whole cart (Cart Total Quantity) and/or minimal quantity for each item in cart (Per Item Quantity). If you don’t need any of these options, just set its value to zero. In this section you can also set messages visible to the customers if minimal quantity requirements are not met.
Maximum Quantity Options
Section is similar to the minimum quantity section, but instead maximum order quantity requirements are applied to the cart.
Predefined Values in Messages
When setting the messages, you can use predefined values that will be replaced with actual quantities. Those values are:
Cart Total Quantity
||Minimum required cart total quantity|
||Maximum required cart total quantity|
||Actual cart total quantity|
Per Item Quantity
||Current item title|
||Minimum required current item quantity|
||Maximum required current item quantity|
||Actual current item quantity|
There are two more general options.
With Enable Cart Notices option you can enable or disable wrong quantity messages on WooCommerce cart page. If notices on cart are disabled, customer will only see notices on the checkout page.
With Stop Customer from Seeing Checkout on Wrong Quantities you can restrict user from viewing the checkout page if order quantity requirements are not met – in this case user will be redirected to the cart page if he tries to access the checkout page. With this option enabled, you probably want to enable cart notices, so customer would have the information on why he is not allowed to get to the checkout page.
Which industries need minimum and maximum quantities?
Every industry managing an online shop needs minimum and maximum quantities, no industry is exempted. This is one of the unique features of WooCommerce’s minimum and maximum quantities.
How can I set the maximum and minimum allowable product quantities to be added in WooCommerce Cart?
To set minimum and maximum allowable product quantities, you need to download and install the Booster WooCommerce Order Min Max quantities plugin module.
Setting minimum or maximum allowable order quantities on your WooCommerce store can help boost your sales and average order value. Lucky for you, the Booster Min/Max order quantities plugin makes doing so easy for you.