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Installation

Zapier Account

To use this plugin, you need a Zapier Account. If you don’t have one, you can sign up on the Zapier website. Select the Sign Up button or just enter your information in the available form.

Note

Zapier offers both free and paid plans.

WooCommerce Zapier can be used with a free Zapier plan, however, advanced functionality such as Filter and Paths are only available for paid plans.

For further information of pricing see the Zapier’s Plans & Pricing page.

System Requirements

The WooCommerce Zapier plugin has the following minimum requirements:

Item Requirement
PHP Version 5.6.20 or higher
(We recommend using PHP 7.3 or greater2)
WordPress Version 4.7 or higher
WooCommerce Version 3.5 or higher
WooCommerce/WordPress Account Account needs to be an administrator role1
Zapier Account Free or paid plans4
WordPress Permalinks Pretty permalinks enabled 3
HTTPS Site needs to be accessible via https://
WordPress cron Running and operational

Note

  • Zapier accounts have free and paid plans – see the Zapier Pricing page for more info.
  • Cron is a standard part of WordPress. WooCommerce’s Action Scheduler is depending on it. If not running, this plugin will not work. See the No Data is Being Sent to Zapier chapter.

Installation

There are two different methods to install your WooCommerce Zapier extension:

1. One-Click Install/Update Method

If you have connected your WooCommerce.com account to your website, go to your WordPress DashboardSide MenuWooCommerceExtensions screen and click the one-click Download button next to WooCommerce Zapier. This is also the easiest way to keep your WooCommerce Zapier plugin up to date.

This article explains how you can connect your account to your WooCommerce store to activate in-dashboard one-click downloads/updates.

2. File Upload

You can also log in to your WooCommerce’s account and go to the Downloads page to download the latest zip file of the extension to your computer.

From your WordPress Dashboard, go to Side MenuPlugins screen and click the Add New and then Upload Plugin button at the top of the page. Select the zip file from your computer and click the Install Now button then the Activate button to active WooCommerce Zapier.

Tip

Some web browsers automatically unarchive downloaded Zip files. Make sure this functionality is disabled.

We also suggest going to WordPress DashboardSide MenuWooCommerceExtensionsWooCommerce.com Extensions screen to connect your WooCommerce.com account, so that you have access to future WooCommerce Zapier versions from within your WordPress Dashboard.

Check the Installation

Finally, it is best to go to the WordPress DashboardSide MenuWooCommerceStatus screen, and review the Active Plugins section to ensure that the WooCommerce Zapier plugin is up to date.

Congratulations!

WooCommerce Zapier is now installed.

Please proceed to the Usage guide for details on how to use WooCommerce Zapier.


  1. See WooCommerce documentation for Roles and Capabilities

  2. Not required, but recommended for better performance and security. 

  3. Certain Zapier functionality, for example Filter, Paths and Multi-step Zaps are only available with a paid Zapier plan. For pricing information, please refer to the Zapier’s Plans & Pricing page


Last update: April 23, 2020