How to Import Coupons into WooCommerce

Moving to a new WooCommerce store or updating your coupon data in bulk?

Whatever your reasons are for importing coupons into your store, a helping hand is much needed.

As most of you already know, the default WooCommerce functionality alone is not capable of giving you the assistance you need in carrying out these tasks. You need a much better option.

In this article, you will learn how to manage the import of coupons into your store using either of the following WooCommerce plugins.

Importing Coupons Using the Smart Coupons Plugin for WooCommerce

Smart Coupons for WooCommerce would be a great option for a coupon plugin that you can find for your store to help you in creating coupons of all sorts. With the help of this plugin, you can configure coupons that apply to specific categories, user roles and payment methods to coupons that apply to your choice of countries. You can bulk generate coupons and have them exported to your store/CSV/emails, etc.

Once you start using this plugin you will discover what other powerful features can you avail from it. But for now, let’s stick to the import of coupons and how this plugin helps you do it.

Follow the below steps to import coupons to your WooCommerce store.

Steps to Import WooCommerce Coupons to Your Store

Prerequisites- Install and activate the plugin and make sure you have a CSV (UTF-8 format) file containing all the coupon data that need to be imported.

Step 1 – Navigate to WooCommerce > Coupons > Import Coupon 

Step 2 – Upload the CSV file

You may click the checkbox if you wish to email coupons to users upon import.

Now click the button Map columns for import.

Uploading file

This will take you to the Map Coupon columns window.

Step 3: Coupon Column mapping

Here you can map each of your coupon fields against your CSV columns.

map columns for import

Once you are done with the column mapping procedure you can proceed with the import of coupons by hitting the Import coupons button.

import-complete

This window implies that the import process has been completed.

Now you may check your store to see the imported coupons.

imported coupons in your store

In just three steps you were able to import all the coupon data to your store.

Importing Coupons Using Order/Coupon/Subscription Import Export Plugin

It is another plugin that offers you a simple and quick solution to importing coupons into your WooCommerce store. Other than that, this plugin is also helpful in the import and export of orders and subscriptions as well.

Let’s see how this plugin manages the import of WooCommerce coupons in your store.

Follow the below steps to enable the import of coupons into your WooCommerce store with the help of the Order/ Coupon/Subscription import export plugin.

Steps to Import WooCommerce Coupons to Your Store

Prerequisites- Install and activate the plugin and make sure you have a CSV (UTF-8 format) file containing all the coupon data that need to be imported. You can export the coupon data to get the CSV using this plugin.

Step 1: From your dashboard, Go to WooCommerce > Coupon Im-Ex

Counpon import

Click the coupons tab then the import link below it. This will open a new window where you can configure the import settings.

Step 2: Upload the CSV file

The plugin offers you two different methods to upload the CSV file.

  1. By selecting a file from the computer
  2. By providing FTP Details

coupon import using plugin

Update coupon if exists – Check this box if you need to update the existing coupon data or leave it empty.

Hit the Upload file and import button.

Now you will be taken to the import mapping window.

Step 3: Map your imported columns to coupon data fields.

import mapping window

Finally, click the submit button and the coupon import will begin. Once the import is completed the below screen will appear.

import complete

Now you may check your store to see the imported products.

imported coupons in your store

Conclusion

Either of the above-described plugins would be enough to take care of your WooCommerce stores’ coupon import related needs. I hope this article helped you understand the process better. You can entirely rely on these plugins to do this job for you.

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