Single Cart on WooCommerce for WordPress MultiSite
WordPress WooCommerce is one of the best solution for e-commerce, with a powerful core and lots of extensions (free or comercial) to cover up pretty much everything you need to implement for a shop.
Despite the fact MultiSite environment is available since years now, the WooCommerce developers didn’t accorded necessarily attention for such environment, so at the moment there are few things missing, which are vital for specific business.
Let’s clear that out, the WooCommerce can be installed within multisite. It can be activated on sites, create products, variations, set-up shipping etc, the same as on single install. However not as a unitar marketplace with a single cart solution or a single checkout point.
There’s been a huge interest during the last years for such implementation, many users asked lot’s of questions upon these functionality. In fact the most active topic on WooCommerce Ideas website, is related to this WooCommerce Multi-site Shopping Cart Feature The idea was posted 6 years ago and gained more than 2400 votes up to date. So far the WooCommerce team checked with it 3 years ago, unfortunate never put in place a plan to make that happen. The true is that the functionality require quite lot’s of work and changes within the framework which makes the compatibility with older system a challenging problem to solve.
During the last years, there’s been certain attempts from other developers across the works to find solutions, but with limited results, functionality and total inconsistency.
We took this idea in our hands, and created a beautifully crafted code, 100% functional, which implement all required options and more:
- Single cart (global cart)
- Unique location for Checkout (or on any shop)
- Unique user management across all shops
- SSO implementation for sign-in availability on all sites
- Compatibility with WooCommerce themes
- see more at Plugin Features
The plugin is easy to set-up and use and does not require any file modifications, everything works out of the box through WordPress actions and filters.