FROM E-COMMERCE TO CATALOG: A SIMPLE GESTURE REVERTIBLE ANY TIME
Are you interested in displaying a catalogue with products without putting them immediately on sale? Or do you want to filter purchasing users and give access to all details only to registered ones? You are taking inventory but you would like to leave products online?
YITH WooCommerce Catalogue Mode allows you to turn your online shop into a catalogue, by removing Add to Cart buttons and any access to checkout pages, by hiding product prices and giving the possibility to replace the latter with customizable texts.
In comparison with showcase websites, which do not show product details and are cold and impersonal, a catalogue is a great step forward because it moves users to take contact with website administrators whenever they needed to have detailed information about the product and without committing themselves for purchase.
An online catalogue, is always accessible, it does not deceive customers nor falls short to their expectations for purchase. To do this, YITH plugin puts contact forms for each single product at users’ disposal and, for anyone who wanted, a Phone me now button that can be freely customized.
Well, all this in a few simple moves with YITH WooCommerce Catalog Mode that allows you to start your online shop at the best if you are not ready yet to plunge into hard competition for prices and for automatic sales.
unfortunately, the plugin does not support the geolocalization at the moment, so, you can have the catalog mode enabled for non-logged users, but you can't hide prices based on the customer's origin country.
do you refer to the possibility to override the general Catalog settings from the product page?
It is not possible at the moment to do that in bulk, but you can both do that from the product page or from the Exclusion list by category or tag. We will consider, however, the possibility of selecting products in bulk, hopefully it can be added to the next plugin releases.
Answered by the admin Hello Benny,
no, unfortunately, this plugin does not hide prices and cart button by user role. You can choose to hide them for unlogged users only or for all users.
As an alternative, though, you can use YITH Role Based Prices that lets you hide the cart button and the price by user role, as you wish. Read more about the plugin here.