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…. hello and welcome to quick tips in the previous video we saw how to create coupons using the woocommerce basic plugin so in the woocommerce basic plugin there is an option to create different coupons and discounts for your customer now in this video we will see how to create gift cards on your website so customer will be able to buy gift cards for their own account or they will be able to buy gift cards for their friends and relatives so they will send these gift cards to their relatives and friends and their friends and relatives will be able to use these gift cards on your website so they will be able to purchase products from your website and they will use these gift cards as a discount coupon so this will be an additional feature that you can add to your website and you will get new customer to your website so let’s see how we can do this so we are going to use the woocommerce smart coupons plugin this is the plugin that you will find on the woocommerce website the pricing of this plugin is 99 and you will get one year extension updates one year free support and 30 days money back guarantee if you buy it from woocommerce website now even after one year if you do not renew the coupon plugin will keep on working so it’s not like that it will stop working let’s see the features of this plugin there are many different features free coupons or gift products via coupons the customer will be able to buy the gift cards and they will also able to send the gift card to their related user customers you will also be able to send store credits to the user you will see different designs to the coupon it also works with woocommerce subscriptions all right so there are many different features so you can also set up the buy one get one offer using this coupon plugin right so this is the plugin you can also buy this plugin from other websites such as gpl mall and plugin team.net however you will not get any technical support or you not get any update to the plugin in future all right so you can buy it from woocommerce website or you can buy it from other websites so let’s start with the installation of this plugin now before we install this plugin i’ll show you that the basic woocommerce plugin does have the coupons option you can go to marketing and then go to coupons in previous videos we created three different types of coupons you can watch my previous video on woocommerce coupons and you will see different options here for the coupons percentage discount fixed card discount fixed product discount and these are the different options that we have on the basic woocommerce plugin now we are going to add gift cards or store credit option by using this woocommerce smart coupons plugin all right so let’s start with the installation plugins and then go to add new so i already have this plugin downloaded on my computer so i’m going to upload it so click on browse and browse the woocommerce smart coupons plugin and click on install now click on activate plugin …. all right so we have activated the plugin now let’s first go through the settings of this plugin so go to woocommerce and then go to settings now on the general tab you will see this option enable coupons so this should be checked if you do not have it checked then check this box and then click on save changes here at the top you will see this option smart coupons go to smart coupons we will go through the necessary settings of this smart coupons plugin so these are the color options you can change you can use any one of them now these are the different designs for the coupons all right so let’s select this one i’m going to select this one whichever design you want you can select and this is the style for the email so when you send this coupon to someone else they will see coupon like this so let’s see 10 rupees coupon and this will be the sample code number of coupons to show so it will show the number of coupons on cart page or my account page if you set it to 0 the coupon will not be displayed now number of the characters in auto generated coupon code here you see the sample code so each coupon will have auto generated coupon code so this is the length of the coupon code so i’ll leave it on 13. if you want to change it you can change it make sure that it will be between 10 to 15. now displaying coupons include coupons details on products page for products that issue coupons so let’s check this box check this also include coupons receive from other people to my on my account check this box also so invalid or used coupon so i think we do not need to show the invalid or used coupon so i’m not checking now just click open description along with the coupon code let’s see it shows preview so let’s check the preview so this is the description so if you want to show you can show so i’ll leave it as it is coupon emails check this box print the coupons check this box now this will be the name of the coupon so i’ll make it as gift card plural will be gift cards okay select options let’s see preview here it shows select options leave it as it is leave it as it is okay now this one is allow sending coupons to others it should be allowed you can check this box so that people will be able to buy coupons for their friends and relatives now this is the title so let’s see the preview so this is the this is how it will show on the card …. and this is the description enter email address okay so right now we are going to leave it as it is allow schedule sending yes check this box combine email check this box and click on save changes so these are the basic settings of smart coupons plugin now let’s go to the product i’m going to create one product and this will be a gift card of let’s say 500 rupees okay the currency you may have a different currency so let’s check this box virtual this will be a virtual product and the price will be 500 so the price of this gift card will be 500 rupees let’s select the category now let’s add the image …. so this is the image of 500 rupees gift card okay now let’s publish it let’s see the product …. under inventory check this box so we are going to allow them only one purchase at a time refresh it right now let’s go to the marketing then go to coupons we are going to create a new coupon of 500 rupees so let’s click on add new and name of this coupon will be gift 500 the site description 500 rupees gift card okay now fixed changes to gift card okay and amount will be 500 okay now leave the other information as it is and click on publish …. and now let’s go to this product and go to edit product okay here you can enter the name of the gift coupon it will gift 500 that we are going to link this gift coupon with product so click on update and now let’s go back to the product and refresh it okay now you will see this you will get following coupons when you buy this item gift card of rupees 500 okay let’s click on add to cart and let’s go to view card now go to proceed to checkout now send coupons to here you will see the option now if you check this option sent to me it will it will go to your email address if you want to send it to someone else you can check this option give to someone else now if you want to send it later you can uncheck it later and you will see a date and time that you can choose and at this date and time it will send this coupon code email address that you mentioned here right so right now i’m going to make it now and here i’m going to enter the email address so i want to send this gift card to this email address i already have one user created by using this email address so it will go to that particular account so let me add message all right let me buy this one let me complete the purchase so right now we have bought this gift card and we have sent it to another user so let’s see i am already logged into the other user account …. now here you can see that i have received this gift card so i’m logged into this website with the another user and under coupons i see this gift card now if i go to all products and let’s buy some products from here add to cart and let’s go to view card …. and you can see that the gift card of 500 is already applied because i clicked on that and it has detected the amount of 500 rupees so the final amount is 767 so this is how i can send gift card to the relatives and friends and they will be able to use it now we will see how to create a new gift card without any fixed amount so customer will be able to enter the amount and they will be able to create a gift card of that particular amount so let’s go back to the products and create a new product and name the product so this let’s say gift voucher and select category and it will be virtual leave the price as it is blank and add the product image okay now let’s publish it …. okay now let’s review the product now here you will see that there is no price added so let’s go back to the website and create a new coupon go to marketing then go to coupons now create add coupon and name it as whatever name you want i’ll make it as gift capture okay it will be gift card leave the amount as it is and check this box coupon value same as the products price so check this box and click on publish and now let’s go to the product and edit product okay here set the coupons the newly created coupon that will be gift voucher select this one and click on update now let’s go back to the product refresh it now here you can enter the price of the gift voucher so let’s say i’m going to add one two five zero this will be the price of the coupon or this will be the price of the gift card that i want so one two five zero click on add to cart let’s go to view card now you will see the price of the gift voucher one two five zero let’s go to proceed to check out now again i want to send it to my another user …. you can keep it to yourself also and you will get the email on your account or you will see the product on your my account page okay let’s place the order all right now let’s go back to the website and let’s check the my account page of the other user coupons now here you will see the new coupon added to the account so this coupon is sent by the other account user to this account user now what if i want to buy the coupon for myself so let’s go back to the products okay this is the coupon this is the gift card and i’m going to purchase it for 700 go to view rupees proceed to checkout this time it will be sent to me only place the order right now let’s go to the account and here go to coupons …. now you will see that the 700 rupees gift card is here in my own account so whenever i make purchase i can use this account and you will see this coupon code generated automatically there are many different other studies you can set the expiration date you can set the expiration time you can also create usage restriction you can link this to another product so there are many settings that you can do like the other coupons that we created in the previous video if you have not watched the previous video then you can go ahead and watch the previous video how to create the coupons in woocommerce so that’s it for now see you in the next video do not forget to subscribe to my channel to get more quick tips about online softwares and tools if you have any questions please leave us message in comment section and press the like button if you like the video thanks for watching quick tips ….