Boost your WP e-Commerce sales by showing off random products in the sidebar!

Quickly add and configre this powerfull widget powered by famous "5sec concept" by Web factory.

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A must have widget for any shop

This easy to setup yet powerfull widget will make your sidebar more appealing and interesting to users by displaying new products each time they open a new page.

  • show as many products as you like from all or one specific category
  • customize product thumbnail size
  • hide out of stock products
  • modify products display layout with an easy template system - no file editing!

Installation

Requirements
  • WordPress v3.2 or greater
  • WP e-Commerce v3.8 or greater
Installation
  1. Download the ZIP package from CodeCanyon.
  2. Open WordPress admin and go to Plugins -> Add New -> Upload. Browse for the ZIP file wp-e-commerce-random-product-widget-plugin.zip on your computer and hit "Install Now".
  3. Activate the plugin.
Upgrade
  1. Deactivate and delete the plugin in your WP admin -> Plugins.
  2. Use the Add New -> Upload function to upload the new plugin ZIP file.
  3. Activate the plugin.
Post install 5sec tutorial
  1. Open Appearance - Widgets
  2. Drag "Random Product" widget to any sidebar
  3. Configure widget's options and click "Save"

Features

Options
  • Title - widget title
  • Category - random products can be pulled from all categories or from a specific one
  • Number of products to show - choose as many as you want
  • Show out of stock products - if checked out of stock product will also be shown
  • Thumbnail size - product image (thumbnail) width and height in pixels
  • Product layout template - layout of each product shown in the widget constructed by using the variables described below. WP shortcodes are fully supported.
Product template variables
  • {name} - product name
  • {link} - URL to product page
  • {description} - product description
  • {description2} - additional product description
  • {price} - product price
  • {image} - complete <img> element

Widget will never show a product that is currently viewed on site. Ie: if a customer has a single product page of a red bike opened widget will not show that bike as a random product.
Widget's container element has a class of "wf_ec_random_product" while each product is placedin it's own DIV with the class of "random_product".

FAQ

Will it work on my theme?

Yes! WP e-Commerce Random Product Widget works with all themes but it works best with WP e-Commerce themes.

Will it work with my plugins?

Yes! WP e-Commerce Random Product Widget works with all plugins.

Will this plugin slow my site down?

No. Although the plugin will run several database queries to fetch random products it wont have any affect on your site's speed.

How many random product widgets can I create?

As many as you like.