Autoship Product Settings

The Autoship Cloud powered by QPilot plugin extends your WooCommerce Products with settings specific to Autoship and also give administrators visibility into how a Product is synchronizing with their connected QPilot Site.

Autoship Cloud product settings can be found when editing a WooCommerce Product ( WP-Admin > Products).

WooCommerce Product Data Settings

Autoship Cloud adds a robust set of options for pricing and scheduling products for future Autoship Scheduled Orders.  These settings can be found when editing a product in WooCommerce and locating the "Autoship" tab within the Product Data section.

Below are screenshots that will help you locate Autoship Cloud product settings for both simple products as well as variations:

(Simple product settings)

(Variation settings)

1. Activate Product Sync: Enables product data to be synchronized with QPilot and enables the display of additional Autoship Product Options.

2. Enable Schedule Options: Toggles whether or not Autoship options will be displayed to customers on the product page.

3. Autoship Checkout Price: The price that will be charged at checkout if an Autoship frequency is attached to the product at cart/checkout (this is a "one-time" checkout price for Autoship and does not apply to recurring Autoship Scheduled Orders).

4. Autoship Recurring Price: The price that will be charged for the product on recurring Autoship Scheduled Orders (this price is known as the "Sale Price" of the Product in Autoship Cloud > Products).  Not entering a price for Recurring or clearing the Autoship Recurring Price means that the Regular price of the product will be used for recurring Autoship Scheduled Orders).

* Autoship Checkout Price and Autoship Recurring price are independent, and either can be left blank. If both are left blank, you are effectively not offering any product price incentive for Autoship.

5. Frequency Options - Override Default: Toggles whether or not a product or variation should display it's own frequency options.

  • The order of precedence for which frequency options a product will display is:
    • From Most Important to Least (default):
      • Individual Product Variation Frequencies
      • Individual Product Settings
      • Parent Product Settings (if variation)
      • Default Frequency Settings 
    • For example: if no frequency options are set for products enabled for Autoship, then the default frequency options (1,2,3 and 4 months) will display.
  • Custom Frequency Options 1- 5: The custom frequencies to display if "Override Defaults" is checked. 
    • At least one custom option must be filled in, and up to 5 can be filled in for a product or variation

6. Next Occurrence Options - Override Default: Toggles whether or not a product should override the default "Next Occurrence Date" behavior. 

  • Enable to override the default "Next Occurrence Date" behavior and choose to “Set Next Occurrence Date Relative to Checkout”. This enables merchants to choose a number of Days, Weeks or Months after Checkout for when the Scheduled Order created for this product should be scheduled for (also known as the “next occurrence date”).
  • For example (shown below): overriding the Next Occurrence Date for a product with "Days" and "10" will result in a Scheduled Order with a Next Occurrence Date of 10 Days after the Checkout when the product was first purchased.
    • In the example (shown below), the result of purchasing the product selected for Autoship and completing an order on September 12th, is a Scheduled Order with a Next Occurrence Date of September 22nd.

7. Autoship Link Builder: Toggle to build a link to allow customers to easily add a product to a Scheduled Order by simply providing them a URL. See Autoship Link Builder for more details.

Autoship Scheduled Order Settings

Autoship Scheduled Order Settings for each product are displayed within the WooCommerce in order to give administrators visibility into how a product is being managed in their connected QPilot Site for Scheduled Orders.

Admins can view these settings for each WooCommerce Product, but these settings can only be updated or changed in WP-Admin > Autoship Cloud > Products.

  1. Add To Scheduled Order: enables customers to add the product to Scheduled Orders
    1. Disable this setting to prevent customers from adding the product to their Scheduled Orders
  2. Process Scheduled Order: enables the product to process on Scheduled Orders
    1. Disable this setting setting if you no longer want this product to process on Scheduled Orders
    2. When disabled, the product will appear to customers as "out of stock" on their existing Scheduled Orders

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