15 Best Free WooCommerce Plugins
If you own an eCommerce business, or if you’re currently planning to create an online store, chances are you’ve heard of WooCommerce – that is if you’re not using the platform already. With almost 4 million websites using its features, WooCommerce is among the most used and easily most powerful eCommerce WordPress plugins available.
While this popular and convenient eCommerce platform has a wide range of options that allow anyone to build a fully functional online store on their website, it still leaves plenty of room for extension. So, if you already have a WooCommerce-friendly online store WordPress theme installed on your website, but want to further customize your online store to fit your own needs to the fullest, you can do all this and more using one of the many available free WooCommerce plugins.
For this reason, we’ve gathered a list of the best plugins in this category that can be found on the web. Aside from being free – just like WooCommerce itself – all of these plugins can also be integrated into the WooCommerce platform with ease.
Take a look at our top picks:
The main purpose of WooCommerce Multilingual is to enable multilingual support on WooCommerce-powered WordPress sites using and combining the WPML plugin with WooCommerce. Its main features include the ability to translate all WooCommerce products, the easy translation for categories, products, and attributes, running a single WooCommerce store with multiple currencies based on location or a customer’s language, and different payment gateways according to the customer’s location.
If you want to present your products in a dynamic and user-friendly manner, Products Slider for WooCommerce is ideal for the job. This easy-to-use plugin will allow you to create beautiful and practical product sliders and display them anywhere on your store using a shortcode. You can easily customize your sliders and even add your own CSS to further style it according to your preferences. Additionally, you will be able to control the speed of your slides, choose whether you want to show or hide slider navigations and dots, set the slider to rewind and loop, and so on.
While WooCommerce comes with plenty of filters that allow for customization of your eCommerce store, you do have to write PHP code in order to use them. This is where WooCommerce Customizer comes in handy. Namely, this plugin comes with a user-friendly settings page that makes it quite easy to add your customizations using WooCommerce filters without any code or modifying any of your theme templates. With these filters, you can customize your Add to Cart button text, heading text for the “Product Description” and “Additional Information” tab, checkout page coupon/login text, and more.
We’re closing our list with something that doesn’t exactly qualify as an individual plugin or addon, but nevertheless deserves your attention. Qi Addons for Elementor is a rich collection of 100+ widgets for all sorts of purposes. Among them, you will find a range of widgets created specifically for WooCommerce, and many of them are free, too. Specifically, Product List and Product Slider widgets can help drive conversions by creating advanced product layouts and interesting, dynamic ways of presenting your goods. There’s also the Add to Cart Button widget that takes the native WooCommerce functionality to a whole new level. The collection is created with the idea of helping any user create a website or an online shop that looks and works perfectly, so in addition to these Woo-related addons you can also use a myriad of other, super-useful widgets, all in the free version (plus more in the paid one).
In case you like Qi Addons for Elementor but don’t feel like switching from block editing to Elementor, don’t worry. Qi Blocks for Gutenberg bring essentially the same functionalities, except they come in the form of Gutenberg blocks. One difference is that here only the Product List comes as a free block – the others are included in the premium version. Still, considering you get other exceptional functionalities that are not eCommerce-specific (modern showcase and typography options, SEO, business blocks, etc), this plugin is definitely worth checking out.
Here is a rather useful plugin if you’re operating your business across EU countries. As its name suggests, EU VAT Compliance Assistant for WooCommerce comes with the features that assist you and your shop with the EU VAT law compliance (VAT or Value-Added Tax is a consumption fee that applies to all products and services in the EU). The plugin features include the ability to identify your customers’ locations, to distinguish VAT from other countries, to enter and maintain each country’s VAT rates, and more.
Order Delivery Date for WooCommerce is a plugin ideal for the improvement of your customer service. It works by allowing your customers to specify the preferred delivery date on the checkout page. The selected delivery date will be displayed in your admin area, on the WooCommerce Edit Order page. If you want, you can disable the days on which you do not do product delivery, limit the number of deliveries or orders you wish to be placed per day, and so on.
With the Minimum Purchase for WooCommerce plugin, you will be able to easily set minimum purchase rules for your products. Customers should reach these purchase requirements in order to proceed to the checkout page. These requirements can apply to the minimum purchase amount or the minimum number of products. You can even add your own custom minimum purchase messages and show error messages until the customers “resolve” these errors by abiding by your minimum purchase rules.
PW WooCommerce Gift Cards is a plugin that will allow you to easily create and sell gift cards in WordPress. Your customers will get to set the amount, recipient, and a custom message when purchasing their gift card. One of the best things about this plugin is the fact that gift cards are not tied to any specific account, which means your guests will be able to receive their gift cards without having to create an account.
The pro version of the plugin comes packed with some additional features, such as the ability to specify a default amount, allow customers to set custom amounts and schedule delivery dates, and so on.
WOOF is a product search plugin that will let your customers filter your products by categories, product tags, attributes, price, and product custom taxonomies. It can be easily added to your WooCommerce website via a widget or a shortcode. Some of the features include infinite scrolling, quick search technology, products searching by AJAX, and plenty more.
As is already apparent from the plugin name, Variation Swatches for WooCommerce comes with the ability to add beautiful variation swatches to your products. You can create size, brand, image, color, and label variation swatches.
If you opt for the pro version of the plugin, you get some extra features like multi-color variation swatches, the ability to blur, hide, or show cross sign for out of stock variation swatches, etc.
Checkout Manager for WooCommerce is a neat plugin built with the intention to help online store owners modify their checkout pages in an intuitive way. If you install this plugin, you will be able to fully customize the checkout process. Some of the features include an option that allows you to remove the toggle checkbox for displaying the shipping fields (this means shipping fields will always be displayed to your customers and they will be required to fill them in), the ability to add or remove the requirement for users to create an account during the purchase, and to add a custom message before or after the checkout form.
Here is a multi-currency switcher type of plugin that provides the ability to your visitors to switch currencies according to set currency rates in real time and even allows them to pay in their local currency, or the one they selected. You can set the currency rates to update hourly, multiple times a day, monthly, or you can simply enter a custom currency rate.
WooCommerce Currency Switcher can be added to your website both with a widget and a shortcode.
With more and more people using Stripe to make their online purchases, no web shop can afford not to include it among its payment options. If you haven’t done that already, or if you want to but don’t know how, check out Stripe Payments for WooCommerce. This plugin, developed by FunnelKit, provides a free, fast and reliable way to add a Stripe gateway to your WooCommerce shop through credit and debit cards like Visa, MasterCard, Diners, AmEx, and many others. Plus, it also integrates with Google Pay and Apple Pay.
If you’re looking for a really simple, really user-friendly and fast way to add PDF invoices to your order emails, then PDF Invoices & Packing Slips for WooCommerce is the thing for you. It comes with a basic invoice template but there’s also the option of creating your own. You also get to download and print the invoices for your physical archive, straight from yourWooCommerce order dashboard. This popular plugin has 300k+ active installations and a five-star rating, a testimony to its reliability and good performance.
Each one of the free WooCommerce plugins we presented above contains rather useful and practical features that will surely help give your WooCommerce store a fresher look, a broader range of capabilities, and personalize it in a way that best suits your business. You can find all sorts of plugins in our list – from those that offer the creation of product sliders and gift cards to plugins that come with quickview and variation swatches. So, we urge you to check them all out carefully so as not to miss any opportunities to improve the functionality and efficiency of your eCommerce business in the best possible way.