How can we improve WooCommerce?

Use Woocommerce as a quote only program.

Instead of add to cart, I would like to hide all prices and change the buttons to say add to quote. People will submit request for quotes and then in the backend we can update the prices for the specific customer and then send them a notice that the quote is complete. This is completely different from quote forms since I want all items to be in the cart but the checkout will submit quote, not go to payment page.

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  • Kaare Mathiesen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would like to reach the developers of "Request a Quote" to ask them if they solve my problem. Anyone knows the email to the developers?

  • Kaare Mathiesen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    ​I want to use woocommerce for a web-shop that is not selling anything:
    That means I will have no price on the merchandise. USD 0 ! < That is a challenge as I understand.
    BUT, very important: I want to have all the options for cart, collecting Items, tick them out, sending an order etc.etc, exept the payment.

    Think that the mercandise is brosjures and magazines: The website that presents these magazines/publication ownes them all. They will be given away for free. The only thing you as a customer has to do is to ask for them / order them. Cost you nothing.

    I wish the routine should be like this:
    The "customer" comes to the shop. He finds his interesting area f.example "Outdoor life". Then he is narrowing his area to f.ex. "Hunting" - maybe even more selection "rifles" >> Everything like a normal webshop(?)
    His collecion is displayed with a picture and a short introduction. ON THAT introduction there are at least 3 buttons: 1. Order this - 2. my wishlist - 3. see more information -- plus maybe something else

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Love this idea - hopefully it gets integrated soon. Currently seeking 3rd party solutions because we want to launch our new site with this feature.

  • George commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate


    google for Woocommerce - Request a Quote Plugin or

    Woocommerce - Request a Quote

    then go to style css

    .stock {

  • Juliana commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    glad to see this is under review... much desired and useful feature and would prefer not to use 3rd party plugins...

  • mintchipdev commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I did what anonymous (oscar) said below...

    >>maybe have a look at they offer the RFQ functionality that works seamless with Woo. Just dowloaded it for free and it serves me well! hope it works,
    cheers, oscar

    Propoza, although limited in its capabilities at the moment [Feb 2015] (they are moving into beta), it looks really great and is shaping up to be a fantastic solution. It acts as a 3rd party dashboard to manage (receive, send, approve, decline) quotes for items for a variety of platforms, but I can only speak to the WooCommerce one.

    They are looking for feedback (really appreciated my suggestions) and would likely respond well to repeated requests for added functionality. I've asked that they add, above all else, the capability to customize the request form (currently only takes name/email/company), as well as add the "Request" button elsewhere (currently only clickable from the cart) and let us change the button text.

  • Simon Barnett commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Big bump.

    I've needed this quite often (and only achieved it with much hacking).

    In one case it's for the customer to select photos into a collection, then get a quote. The ability to turn off many of the Commerce features of Woo would make this quite elegant, maybe in conjunction with the new WooCommerce Photography extension.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    maybe have a look at they offer the RFQ functionality that works seamless with Woo. Just dowloaded it for free and it serves me well! hope it works,
    cheers, oscar

  • Jurri commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is so typical Woo... customer support is absolutely terrible. It´s been a year and not even an official reaction. Missed opportunity!

  • Nita commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yeaaaah, this feature will be very helpful. Looking forward to have on WC. *waiting mode on.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is exactly what we need for our business. Hopefuly this will be done in WC 3.0? Could there be official feedback on this one?

  • Anne Stahl commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would be a great improvement/addl. feature for WooCommerce.
    There are some angles to consider:
    1. create a default text ('Request Quote', 'Inquire', 'Price on Request' etc...)
    2. allow user to set up default for products that do NOT have a price
    3. allow user to override default on product by product basis
    4. allow users to setup a form (or many) to handle these clicks
    5. form should be able to 'grab' product id from the product it was clicked
    6. add 'Add to Request' functionality for sites where users are expected to inquire about numerous products
    7. allow individual product quotes
    8. allow logged in users to see prices (not 'Quote' buttons)
    9. add 'roles' to exisiting users so different prices or quotes can be set up for different users
    10. allow admins to email quote
    11. system tracks all interactions like a 'lead' with history of quotes

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The plugin Woocommerce quotes and orders by (<a href="

    orders/"></a>) works but suffers from one flaw.

    The customer requests a quote (so far so good), an email is automatically sent to the customer to say the quote is

    being processed (still good), the site admin sends the quote to the customer and the customer receives the quote

    email without a propper breakdown of the prices for the indvidualy quoted items (not good). The quote subtotoal is

    correct but there are no itemized prices.

    Here I upload mail snapshot :

    Anyone can help me to solve this.

  • Rick Sportel commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hi all,

    I would also love to use a plugin like this but I'm not going to invest money in a plugin that is not even there yet.

    For a customer I managed to modify the standard product page by hooking a function that displays a direct quote form below the product description.

    Click this link to see it working:

    On this page click the grey button just below the product title and price and you will be directed to the form below the product.

    Works fine actually. High conversion as visitors can request a quote directly from the product page keeping them away from an annoying checkout process.

    Rick Sportel

    WP Website

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