Best WooCommerce Geolocation Plugins Reviewed by GPLChimp

Best WooCommerce GeoLocation Plugins

Whether you have ever heard of geolocation or not but it is almost impossible that you have never experienced it. Be it Google or Facebook, every big and small internet companies are utilizing power of geolocation for better customer targeting. Concept is very simple. All the visitors or customer coming to your webstore can be tracked to their geographic location. Hence you can create marketing strategies based on that. Sometimes, you can even use it as a objective to serve them dynamics like price, content etc.. Possibilities are endless. For example, using geolocation, pricing can be changed or content can be served in different language. You can also serve dynamic shipping cost or show them country specific subsite. So if done in a right manner geolocation can easily boost both user experience and website income.

So here we will be listing best geolocation based plugins for WooCommerce.

WooCommerce Conditional Shipping & Payments Plugin

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This is by far the best WooCommerce plugin which takes advantage of geolocation of customer. As name suggests, you can provide different shipping and payment options to your customer. For example, here only we use this extension to make sure that all our indian visitors get option to pay us via bank transfer. Paypal does not allow India to India transaction and hence we were losing many indian customer. Thanks to this extension, we can now offer different payment option specifically to indian customers. Similar way you can define your payment and shipping options to end number of countries.

WooCommerce Gateways Country Limiter is the similar plugin but only restricts payment gateways.

Download WooCommerce Conditional Shipping & Payments Plugin

WooCommerce Geolocation Based Products

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This plugin makes it possible  for your store to show/hide products based on visitors geolocation. You can select as many geolocation you wish for settings to take effect. Use ISO country codes in settings and categories or post to show or hide. Not only countries but you can also regions. For example, you can use “US” for america and region code “CA” for califormia. It comes with test mode to check if settings are properly working.

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WooCommerce Price Based on Country

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If you want to show different price and currency to customer based on their country, this is a perfect and most powerful plugin for you. It simply covers all area starting from prices, taxes to shipping cost. Furthermore, it is completely free of cost and no strings attached. It also gives you flexibility to manually decide price or automatically calculating by foreign exchange conversion. You can also provide country switcher widget to your customer and they can manually change their country if required. Though base plugin is free but there are few extensions which needs to be purchased if you want subscriptions support and automatics rates updates.

WooCommerce Currency Switcher

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This is a WordPress plugin that allows to switch products prices and get their rates converted in the real time on your woocommerce store site. Further it comes bundled with many other features.You can choose exchange rate aggregator of your choice. Flexibility to choose widgets or shortcodes for display of switcher. And also possibility to show custom currency signs and flags. This plugin comes with the price tag of $27 but there is an option to try it free of cost before purchase.

Smart Currency Converter for WooCommerce is also one of the similar alternative to above.

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WPML for WooCommerce & GeoRedirect

Translation is also one of the most important aspect for any WooCommerce store. Using WPML plugin you can create translated copies of your website which can be served over subdomains. And GeoRedirect plugin will do the rest for you. It will automatically redirect visitor to subdomains based on their location from where they can see your website in their native languages.

Download GeoRedirect

In Conclusion

WooCommerce GeoLocation Plugins are one of the important resources to leverage location based targeting. Unfortunately very few store owners are taking advantage of geo targeting currently. But big players like google, yahoo, facebook and twitter has tested and utilized its power for long now and it is a time for all of us to adapt it.

Please leave your feedbacks,comments and experiences so that our visitors can learn from you as well.

Further reading

Apinapress on Geolocation and WordPress, WooGeolocation Plugin, WooCommerce on location based marketing for your online store

 

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