There are endless possibilities with WooCommerce: Create custom products

WooCommerce offers endless possibilities for creating custom products.

WooCommerce’s most important feature is its ability to allow customers to personalize products. To meet the needs of your customers, you can offer them upgrades, add-ons and custom-built products. This is a great way for you to win their loyalty and make your company stand out from the rest.

WooCommerce allows you to create a personalized experience that appeals to shoppers.

Customers can build their products

Creating variations within WooCommerce is the first way to accomplish this. You can use variations to provide basic options such as size and color. But you can also go one step further.

Let’s suppose you are selling protective mats for cars. You could set up attributes and variations to create dropdowns that offer options for:

  • Make and model of vehicle
  • Material
  • Color
  • Type and number of mats (floor, trunk etc.

It would be difficult to list all possible combinations in separate products. Customers can make the right fit for their vehicle by using variations.

You can also use the WooCommerce Product Extensions. Similar options can be offered as with variations but with greater flexibility. You can offer the following options to your customers:

  • You can add names, initials or phrases that you would like to be engraved or embossed on your products.
  • You can choose from dropdowns like frame style, fabric, material and more.
  • You can add accessories such as a watch band or a case to your phone, or even matching socks.

You can specify prices for each add on and combine as many as possible. The product price will adjust based upon what your customer chooses.

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Wool Couture Company sells craft kits to makers using Product Add-Ons. For example, the Moon Cushion Crochet Kit offers options for yarn color (with visuals!) You can also add optional extras such as crochet hooks or toy stuffing.

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Accept custom product designs

Imagine if your customers could upload their own designs for your products. They can create almost anything. The Product Designer extension for WooCommerce lets you do exactly that.

Begin with a base product, such as a T-shirt. Next, add a “Customize Products” button. Clicking that button will take you to the Product Designer where you can add images, clipart, and text to make your dream design. Each element can be charged separately or you can allow unlimited customization for one price.

Offer unique bundles

You want your customers to mix and match products so you can create the perfect gift or treat. Custom Product boxes are the best way to achieve this. You can simply group your products and let customers make their own bundles.

There are so many options! You can mix and match boxes of cupcakes or donuts, as well as gift baskets, favor bags for birthdays, gift baskets, beer cases, and other goodies. It can be interactive and fun with the right visuals.

As with many WooCommerce extensions flexibility is key. You can set a fixed price or price depending on what items you select. Or charge for the base box, and add any additional fees. This allows for an extremely personalized shopping experience that will keep customers coming back for more.

Make composite products

The WooCommerce composite products extension gives people the ability to create a product from scratch.

Your customers will be guided through each step. If you are selling custom-made strollers, make sure to offer options for the wheel type, base shape and canopy as well as handle. You can help your customers choose the right skin care products for them. You will end up with a custom-made item that suits the individual needs of each customer.

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CAMSS shelters offers a wide range of portable military and commercial shelters. You can request a quote from companies or create the ideal fit for your needs. It is easy to customize the flooring color, choose the number of windows and add lighting and electrical.

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La Marzocco also does the same with espresso machines. Shoppers select the machine they wish to use, and then choose their knobs, filters, paddles and legs. You can see how the image changes with each selection.

The sky is the limit

It is your ultimate goal to make sure every customer is satisfied with their purchase and finds the product they are looking for. Your store will make your customers feel special, and they’ll find the right solution to their problems by offering customization. This kind of experience will keep customers coming back for more.