WooCommerce is fully customizable, open source eCommerce platform built for WordPress.
This integration allows you to:
- Collect newsletter subscribers with an opt-in form from your site’s front page.
- Export newsletter subscribers and additional parameters to Smaily.
- Import products right into Smaily drag and drop templates with the Smaily RSS plugin.
- Enable Abandoned Cart functionality with Smaily autoresponders.
1. Installing the plugin
To install Smaily plugin for WooCommerce, go to "Plugins" ➝ "Add new" and then type in the search box "Smaily". Choose Smaily for WooCommerce plugin and click on the button "Install now". Once installation has finished, make sure you activate plugin from the Plugins list.
2. Configuring the plugin
Go to Smaily plugin by clicking from the menu on "Smaily". Insert Smaily subdomain (1), API user (2), API password (3) and then click on the button "Validate API information". You can create API user in Smaily under "Preferences" ➝ "Integrations" (read more here: Create API user).
Product RSS feed
Product RSS-feed allows you to effortlessly import up to 50 latest products to Smaily template. You can customize generated RSS feed based on product categories and limit generated RSS feed products amount with preferred value. See more in our GitHub.
The RSS feed can be found under general settings. To use the feed, copy the URL into Smaily template editors RSS block. Read more about Smaily RSS feed block.
Contact synchronization allows you to add subscribed customers directly from your store to Smaily and send unsubscribed customers info back to your store.
You can enable customer synchronization under "Customer Synchronization" tab. Enable Customer synchronization and select all the fields you want to synchronize.
Abandoned cart reminder emails allows you to automatically notify your customers about their abandoned cart.
Enable abandoned cart reminder under "Abandoned Cart" tab. Select autoresponder (read how to set up autoresponder here) and all the additional fields you want to send to Smaily template. Finally, add cart cutoff time with the minimum time being 10 minutes. Recommended schedule for abandoned cart synchronization is every hour.
If all is done, don't forget to save the settings!
Checkout Opt-in settings
Add a newsletter subscription checkbox to your checkout page. You can enable it under "Checkout Opt-in"tab and choose the checkbox location and presets.
3. Adding the Smaily Widget
To add Smaily Widget into your page, go to "Appearance" ➝ "Widgets" (1). Find WooCommerce Smaily Newsletter Widget from the available widget list and click on it. To open the Widget settings click on "Add Widget" button. There you have an option to write a title for your widget. Don't forget to save it!