Facebook Marketing & Promotion is one of the best ways to reach more people. If you are a marketer or small business owner, you surely know how you can advertise on Facebook and get the best out of it.
The above statement is also true for WooCommerce store owners. Imagine if you could synchronize your Facebook store with your WooCommerce store! Wouldn't it be awesome? Of course, you could acquire more leads, even get increased traffic and customers directly for Facebook.
What if we told you that it's possible to integrate your WC store and a Facebook Store. All you will need is the Facebook for WooCommerce plugin. Facebook themselves are providing this integration and it's totally FREE to use!
In today's article, we will discuss how you can use Facebook for WooCommerce plugin and seamlessly integrate both of your stores and create a solid harmony. Without any further ado, let's see how.
Benefits of Facebook for WooCommerce
Let’s learn about the benefits that a user will get from using the Facebook for WooCommerce extension. Before that, we all know that the number of Facebook users are increasing every day, every hour and even every second. So, we can easily say if we can connect our business with Facebook we can reach more people, acquire leads and get more customers.
This extension will help you grow your business, with the help of Facebook. You will be able to reach meaningful people who have interest in your business. In addition, this extension gives you an opportunity to get more customers.
How It Works
After a brief description of the benefits, let's find out the way this plugin works. Before going deep, you need to know that the extension requires the WooCommerce version 2.6.14 and WordPress versions 3.0 and above.
Now if you have a WordPress site and Woocommerce installed then what you need is to follow these steps:
- Install Facebook for WooCommerce
- Go to your WordPress Admin Dashboard
- Go to: WooCommerce → Settings → Integrations
- Choose Facebook for WooCommerce
- Get Started
This is a free plugin developed by Facebook. You can download the plugin from here.
You can install Facebook for WooCommerce like any other regular WordPress plugin.
Navigate to – wp-admin→ Plugins→ Add new
Upload and Activate the plugin. A piece of cake, right?
Now, you are done with the installation. Now, let’s start with the integration. In order to do that navigate to –
Wp-admin → WooCommerce→ Settings
You will need to click on get started option showing in the screenshot given below.
The get started button will lead you to your facebook page.
Click on the choose a Facebook Page option and select a page from the drop-down. After selecting your page, click on the next button.
Now, you have to choose the option import product and click the Finish button.
Finally, click on the Finish button.
You are done with the settings. Your website is synced with your Facebook. The products of your website are synced with your facebook page. So your page has a shop with the product of your website.
When someone is viewing the page they will be able to have a look like a screenshot. So when a customer wants to purchase a product from the page and clicks on the product the product pop out as the screenshot shared:
When he clicks on the checkout on the website it redirects to the website checkout page:
Easy five steps and you are done with the integration. Your WooCommerce products are now on your Facebook. You have reached to more people now. People can get to know you while having leisure time on Facebook.
You see, people who are using WooCommerce are really passionate about the idea of eCommerce being open. The open word actually explains open to all locations, and open to everything from the simplest. This free extension Facebook for WooCommerce is an integration which opens up Facebook’s audience. We can say that this extension opens of more than 1 billion people to Woo store owners.