Unfortunately, default Magento 2 promotions have a limited functionality. Therefore, such tools as Amasty Free Gift for Magento 2 and 1 (Auto Add Promo Items) are popular among merchants. Bring diversity of promotions to visitors, they give them lots of reason to become returning buyers. As for the Magento free gift product extension, it makes customers more loyal since every purchase on your website can be associated with something positive and nice – a free gift. At the same time, you get a perfect opportunity to clear your stocks from unpopular items. Below, we describe the Magento 2 gift extension by Amasty in more details.
- Magento gift with purchase functionality
- 4 auto add actions for free gift promotions;
- Support for configurable products;
- Corresponding banners on product pages;
- The ability to block out of stock items in promotions;
- Support for coupon codes.
How does this Magento 2 free gift extension attract customers? First of all, it allows you to add free gift to cart on the basis of various conditions – Magento 2 free product with purchase feature. Besides, the same product can be added to cart when a promo item is placed there. Alternatively, the Amasty free gift Magento 2 extension allows providing free gifts for the whole order or for the specified amount of money.
You can easily create condition of the basis of product and cart attributes and products subselection. Besides, this Magento add free product to cart extension allows creating condition combinations in order to make your campaign even more precise.
While in a cart, you can specify where to open a popup window to provide customer with the ability to select options of a gift if it is a configurable product. And due to a stock functionality support, out-of-stock items will be eliminated from each free gift campaign.
And to make your offer more appealing to customers, add a gift message that will be displayed next to the promo product. As for coupons, Amasty’s Magento 2 gift extension allows adding promo items to cart after a coupon code was applied.
Have you ever imagined such a handy tool? Luckily, all drawbacks of the default Magento 2 platform can be covered with the help of third-party modules, and Amasty Free Gift is among them. Below, we shed light on how to use the module from the perspective of a backend administrator.
All cart price rules in the Magento 2 gift extension are gathered in a grid that consists of 8 columns:
- ID (each rule gets an ID);
- Rule (rule name);
- Coupon Code (if coupon code can be applied, the column displays this possibility);
- Start (starting date for the rule);
- End (Ending date for the rule);
- Status (Active or Inactive);
- Web Site (store view);
- Priority (helps to avoid conflicts).
Note that all columns have filters and support sorting (the only exception is Web Site). Besides, you can rearrange their order with the help of drag and drop action.
While adding a new cart price rule with the Magento 2 gift extension, you have to deal with 4 tabs of settings: Rule Information; Conditions; Actions; and Labels.
In Rule Information, specify rule name and description as well as choose status, website, and customer group.
Next, choose whether to use coupons or not. For Specific Coupon, you should enter coupon code or enable auto generation as well as set uses per coupon.
Then, the Magento 2 gift extensionoffers Uses per Customer, From, To, Priority, and Public in RSS Feed options.
As for the Conditions tab of the Magento 2 free gift extension, it lets you apply more precise customizations.
The Actions tab of the Magento 2 gift extension is divided between two sections: Pricing Structure Rules and Conditions. In the first section, you choose one of the available actions:
- Percent of product price discount;
- Fixed amount discount;
- Fixed amount discount for the whole cart;
- Buy X get Y free (discount amount is Y);
- Auto add promo items with products;
- Auto add items for the whole cart;
- Auto add the same product;
- Auto add promo items for every $X spent.
Depending on the action you choose, the next parameters vary a lot. In case of ‘Auto add promo items for every $X spent’, the Magento 2 gift module requires specifying Discount Amount (number of promo items), Type (All SKUs below or All of the SKUs below), Promo Items (Comma separated list of SKUs), Maximum Qty Discount is Applied To, Discount Qty Step (Buy X), Discard subsequent rules (Yes/No).
In Labels, specify default rule labels and specific store view labels.
As for Magento 2 gift extension settings, they are divided between two sections: General and Messages and Notification Settings.
In the General section, you decide whether to add simple products automatically without confirmation or not.
As for the Messages And Notifications Settings section of the Magento 2 free gift module, it lets you specify a message for a free item in cart, prefix for free item name in order, and free gift message. Besides, you can enable gift popup to be opened automatically. Note that both error and success messages can be displayed or hidden.
This is how the popup with Magento 2 free gifts looks from the perspective of a customer:
Note that it is possible to use even configurable products as gifts.
And this is a free gift message example:
Magento 2 Free Gift 1.2.0
- A new option was added: downloadable products can be used as gifts now.
- The ‘Stock Qty’ and the ‘Weight’ attributes were added to rule conditions.
Magento 2 Free Gift 1.1.1
- A reminder about available promos;
- Ability to skip free gift offers for products with special price;
Providing customers with free gifts and discounts is always a good idea especially if you do not want to create a complex loyalty program with several levels. Above, we’ve described the core reasons why this attitude has a positive impact on your customers and sales, and now, when you know all the features of Amasty Free Gift for Magento 2 and 1 and understand how it works, let’s discuss the price tag. The Amasty Free Gift Magento 2 extension costs $199 while the appropriate Magento 1 module (Auto Add Promo Items) is slightly cheaper – $119. Both investments are very small in comparison to profit you can get after installing the tools, so don’t hesitate to give the Magento 2 gift extensions a try: