May 23, 2023

How to Display a WooCommerce Stock Bar for Products

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What is the tutorial about?

How to display a WooCommerce stock bar for products on your website using a free code snippet, explained by Web Squadron. The stock bar is a visual representation of the number of items in stock, providing a more engaging and intuitive way for customers to see product availability. This not only enhances the user experience but also creates a sense of urgency, encouraging customers to make a purchase. The tutorial covers the installation and activation of the Code Snippets plugin, as well as how to customize the text displayed on the stock bar.

Use Cases for this Tutorial

  • E-commerce Store Owners:
    If you run an online store, this tutorial can help you visually display the stock levels of your products, creating a sense of urgency and potentially boosting sales.
  • Web Developers:
    For those developing WooCommerce websites for clients, this tutorial provides a simple way to enhance product pages with a stock bar.
  • Web Designers:
    This tutorial can be useful for designers looking to improve the user experience on e-commerce websites by providing a visual representation of product availability.
  • Digital Marketers:
    Marketers can use this tutorial to implement a strategy that creates urgency and encourages customers to make a purchase.

Required Code

 * Snippet Name:	WooCommerce Stock Status Progress Bar 
 * Snippet Author:

add_action( 'woocommerce_before_add_to_cart_form', 'ecommercehints_stock_status_progress_bar', 10, 0 );
function ecommercehints_stock_status_progress_bar() { 
    global $product;
    if (!$product->managing_stock()) return; // Don't show the progress bar if stock isn't being managed
    $stock_quantity = $product->get_stock_quantity();
    echo 'Only ' . $stock_quantity . ' tickets remaining!<br><progress max="100" value="'.$stock_quantity.'"></progress>'; // 100 being the fill level of the progress bar (the left most value)

Source: Code Snippets

Required Resources

WooCommerce Logo
Free Options
Code Snippets Logo
Free Options
Credit to Web Squadron
Web Squadron is a popular YouTube channel dedicated to providing informative tutorials, tips, and insights on web development and design. With a strong focus on WordPress and website builders like Bricks Builder, the channel aims to help users of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced developers, create and optimize their websites. By offering easy-to-understand, step-by-step guidance, Web Squadron provides practical and valuable content.
How to Display a WooCommerce Stock Bar for Products
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