Today, we present a tool that allows ecommerce merchants to notify customers about the product price change – the MageDelight Price Drop Alert extension. Online shoppers are more likely to buy desired products when they are on discount. With the Magento 2 module, you can send timely alerts to customers subscribed to notifications whenever a product’s price is decreased. Below, we describe the features of the MageDelight low price notification Magento 2 module and show how it works from the admin and customer perspective.
- Price drop alert subscriptions on category and product pages;
- Availability of price drop notifications for both registered and guest users;
- Customer group-specific email notifications;
- Price drop subscription popup with customizable design;
- Ability to use custom templates for sending emails;
- Option to display GDPR consent checkbox in the alert subscription popup box;
- All subscribers grid in the backend;
- Separate tab with the list of active price drop alert subscriptions in customer accounts;
- Price drop notifications sent both to customers and admins;
- Admin notifications on successful subscriptions/unsubscription.
The MageDelight Price Drop Alert extension improves customers’ shopping experience on an online store by allowing them to subscribe to email notifications about a product’s price change. The module’s settings allow placing an alert subscription link on category and product pages, as well as in the related products block. Website visitors can quickly create a price drop subscription by entering their email address and thus never miss a special offer or discount for the desired products.
Price drop alerts are available for both registered website users and guest visitors. By allowing online shoppers to create subscriptions without spending time on registering on your store helps to engage more customers. Besides, you can decide to which particular customer groups the price drop alert functionality will be available.
With the price drop alerts Magento 2 module, you can configure a price drop alert popup and display it on catalog and product description pages. The extension allows adjusting the design of the popup box by customizing its title, text, and description. Moreover, you can enable the function to let customers enter a desired product’s price in the corresponding field on the subscription popup.
Besides notifying shoppers on the price update for subscribed products, you can utilize the MageDelight low price notification Magento 2 module to send information about various events happening on your store. Also, note that it is possible to use customized templates for emails sent to customers on the price drop and other occasions. This way, you can make your email notifications better fit into your store design and add a personal touch to your newsletter.
The Price Drop Alert extension also provides a straightforward interface for managing customer subscriptions in the backend. Admin users can easily track and view all necessary details of existing subscribers on a separate grid. As for the user experience on the frontend, logged in customers can check created alert subscriptions from their account area and unsubscribe from specific product updates in one click.
Now, let’s proceed with exploring the backend interface of the MageDelight price drop notification Magento 2 module to understand its functionality better.
You can view the list of all subscribers to price drop alerts on a separate grid in the Magento backend. The Price Drop Alert Subscribers grid includes the following columns:
- Product Name;
- Email Id (of a subscribed customer);
- Currency Type;
- Actual Price;
- Price Subscribed;
- Customer Name;
- Subscription Date;
You can delete specific subscriptions via the “Remove” action. The grid also supports filtering and sorting of the columns. Besides, it is possible to export the grid data into a CVS or Excel file.
The general settings of the Price Drop Alert Magento 2 extension are divided into 8 sections: General Configuration, Price drop popup configuration, Product Details Page, Category Page, Related Page, Email Configuration, CRON Configurations, and GDPR Consent.
In General Configuration, first, enable/disable the module and select customer groups that will have access to the price drop alert functionality. Here, you also decide whether customers will be allowed to specify the desired product price when subscribing to notifications. Also, you can activate the function that will save customers’ emails in cookies and pre-fill the corresponding field in the subscription box.
In the next section of the price drop alerts Magento 2 module, you configure the price drop alert popup. You can create custom text for the title of the alert popup box, email and price text box placeholders, subscribe button, as well as the message that is shown after a successful subscription.
In the Product Details Page settings, you can enable subscriptions for price drop alerts from product description pages and enter a text for the subscription button.
The MageDelight module also allows placing a subscription link with custom text on category pages. In the same way, you can configure price drop subscriptions from the related products block.
Email Configuration includes 3 tabs: Customer Email Notifications, Admin Email Notifications, and Events. First, you select email senders for notifications sent to customers and admins.
As for other Events, you should select templates for emails sent to both customers and admins on the successful price drop alerts subscription, unsubscription, and price drop. Here, you can also specify an email CC for all types of notifications.
Next, you can set the frequency (daily, weekly, or monthly) and time for running cron job.
In the last section of the MageDelight price drop alerts Magento 2 module’s configuration, you can enable the GDPR consent function. If enabled, you can create a custom text that will be displayed next to the corresponding checkbox.
Now, when you understand how to configure the Price Drop Alert Magento 2 extension in the backend, let’s look at how the module’s settings work on the storefront.
As mentioned above, store visitors have an option to subscribe to the product price drop alerts on the catalog page. The module adds a relevant link under a product’s price.
Upon clicking on the “Get Price Drop alerts” link, a user will see a popup window, where they can enter the desired product price and email address for sending notifications.
The same functionality is available on the product page:
The extension adds a tab in the customer account area, where registered users can view their subscriptions list. Here, they can also unsubscribe from previously created alerts.
MageDelight Price Drop Alert for Magento 2 provides online store owners with the necessary tools for configuring price drop notifications. By providing customers with the ability to get notified about the price drop for products they wish to purchase, you improve their shopping experience and increase engagement. As a store owner, you also get an overview of all products for which your website visitors created alerts, helping you understand which of your products are the most popular among customers. You can buy the Price Drop Alert Magento 2 module for $129.'