The Top 6 WooCommerce Bulk Discount plugins: Which one is the Absolute Best?

In a market full of WooCommerce discount plugins, it can be very difficult to find out which of them best meets your needs. If you are looking for an easy to use plugin that will enable you to create bulk discounts seamlessly on your store, then chances are you have already run into this struggle at some point.
This is a presentation of the most popular bulk discounts plugins. Below is a comparison chart that will help you see their strengths and weaknesses and make the right choice for your business.

 

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Pro
Free
None
WooCommerce Bulk Discount FREE WooCommerce Bulk Pricing PRO WooCommerce Dynamic Pricing and Discounts

PRO

WooCommerce Dynamic Pricing

PRO

Pricing Deals for Woocommerce Freemium Woocommerce All Discounts Freemium
Features
Possibility to set percentage, fixed or flat bulk discount in currency units. X X X X X X
Possibility to set percentage, fixed or flat bulk discount in currency units. X X X X X X
Possibility to set the discount individually per product X X X X X X
Possibility to discount product variables together or separately X X X X X
Able to easily personalize the font(size,colour,family,style) of the price before and after the discount X
Able to choose whether or not to apply Bulk discount when a coupon code is used X X  X
Able to personalize the text about the bulk discount offer on the Product Description page X
Possibility to create unlimited discount lines X X X X
Possibility to Import and export rule sets X X
Possibility to give discount by User role X X X X X
Able to create unlimited conditional cart discount rules X X X X
Possibility to give discount by category X X X X X
Able to use the plugin in other languages / multilingual X X X
Able to control whether discounts are applied before tax or after tax X X
Possibility to market other products as pop-ups or headers X
Able to set discount based on product tags/ attributes X
Possibility of creating ‘User Groups based discounts’ X
Able to display pricing table on product page X X
Able to automatically activate discounts periodically X

If you take a look at the table above you will notice that some features are free for some plugins while others are at a cost. But if you look closely, you will notice that the WooCommerce All Discounts plugin tops them all in terms of having most of all the features listed above. Bear in mind that at the end your choice of plugin will be based on your individual needs.

EASE OF USE

Process of installation Navigating on Setting Page
Woocommerce Bulk Discount X X
Woocommerce Bulk Pricing X
Dynamic Pricing and Discounts X
Woocommerce Dynamic Pricing
Pricing deals for Woocommerce X C
Woocommerce All Discounts X X

Note : Easy (X) , Not Determined (-), Not easy (C)
If you are a novice online shop owner, then there is nothing as important as ease of use. Even if the plugin offers the best features, if you don’t understand how to use them, then it’s really of no use.
One thing all the platforms have in common is that their ‘settings’ page are all very easy to navigate. Unfortunately they don’t offer a sort of setup wizard that will guide you through the creation of your first store. Nevertheless it is very intuitive when you pay attention to the field titles and descriptions.
The one plugin that gave me a hard time, was the free version of the Pricing Deals for Woocommerce plugin, which was very difficult to understand and navigate through, unless you carefully read and understand the field descriptions provided.

 

PRICING

Plugin Price
WooCommerce Bulk Discount Free
WooCommerce Bulk Pricing $79
Dynamic Pricing and Discounts $29
WooCommerce Dynamic Pricing $129
Pricing Deals for WooCommerce Free/ Pro-Single Licence $50
WooCommerce All Discounts Free/Pro-$27

Apart from the free version plugins, the cheapest plugin here is the WooCommerce All Discounts plugin which has a free and pro version, and comes with virtually all the features mentioned in the first comparison table. What it comes down to is which plugin offers the features you are looking for at a reasonable price?

 

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

PLUGIN Email Support Chat Support FAQ Documentation Video tutorials
Woocommerce Bulk Discount X
Woocommerce Bulk Pricing X X X X
Woocommerce Dynamic Pricing and Discounts X X X X
Woocommerce Dynamic Pricing X X X X
Pricing Deals for Woocommerce X X X
Woocommerce All Discounts X X X X X

Note : Yes( X) , No(-)

The point is to make you familiar with the different support systems offered, so that in case of help you know what to do. The table clearly shows that they all have the minimum information when it comes to documentations and FAQs, but only the WooCommerce All Discounts plugin gives an all round support. You might as well consider that.

 

MONEY BACK GUARANTEE

They all pay back when a customer is not satisfied with the plugin. Omit the WooCommerce Bulk Discount plugin which is not mentioned in this table because it is a completely free plugin.

 

SPEED OF PLUGIN

All of the plugins we are looking at are all stable without major hitches, when it comes to the speed of a plugin on your site.

 

 FORUMS

According to Ted Galdi, the cofounder of StadiumRoar activity management software, ‘”Forums are great because people looking to buy products often go there to ask questions. In return you can use the search box to locate prospects that have asked questions about your type of product”. We also have two types of forums, public forums and private forums. WordPress.org and Quora are types of public forums on which product related issues are discussed to bring a solution to a problem. Private forums are mostly developed on the product’s website, with a solid community behind.

In the case of the bulk discount plugins we are looking at, only the WooCommerce Bulk Discount, Pricing Deals for WooCommerce and WooCommerce All Discounts plugins have a presence on the WordPress.org forum because of the free version they offer. No private forum was detected for any of them.

 

   CONCLUSION

At the end, there is really only one person that knows which plugin offers what you need, and that person is you. The comparison article just serves as a guide or a torchlight that sheds a light on the realities. The end game is, which plugin will give you what you need as a store owner to set up your bulk discounts just as you want them.

 

However we strongly suggest that you go for the  WooCommerce All Discounts pluginwhen we look at all the bulk discount plugins suggested above, the WooCommerce All Discounts plugin stands out in many ways, in the features offered, in terms of cost and quality, and finally in terms of customer support. 

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