Solved

Different Prices From A Combined / Pooled Inventory

Posted on 2014-02-12
3
278 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-27
Hi,

I am building a website for a client, who are a very small concert hall (50 seats).

At the start of the project i asked them if all seats would be the same price, in which they said "yes".

So the site is built with Wordpress using Woocommerce to handle the tickets and payments.

When i add a concert, i add the product as a variable product so that i can set various dates for the product. This has all worked fine, however now the client has realised that he needs to charge different prices for different people (Adults, Students, Children).

I am finding it very difficult trying to come up with a solution that will handle this, as usually when you have a varied product, for example a t-shirt that has variations of S, M, L, XL each of the variations (S, M, L, XL) has their own stock level (for example, 10 of each size) which is fine, HOWEVER, considering this is a concert, my variations (Adults, Students, Children) can't have their own stock level, as all of the variations (Adults, Students, Children) need to come out of the overall 50 seats... i can't break up the 50 seats to 20 x Adults, 20 x Children and 10 for Children... as they need to be pooled / combined from the one stock level.

I could create a separate product / concert for each date it is on and then just manage the stock from the top level instead of having to worry about each date, but this is a lot of work for the admin and it will also look very messy on the front end.

Can anyone suggest any ideas to try?
0
Comment
Question by:oo7ml
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Jason C. Levine
ID: 39853574
You need an extension for WooCommerce:

http://tri.be/shop/wordpress-wootickets/
0
 

Author Comment

by:oo7ml
ID: 39854110
Thanks Jason, i read somewhere else that support has stopped for this site and was warned not to buy from them... however if their software can do what is required i am happy to purchase.

Are you confident that this can handle what i need or is this just something you came across, thanks again for your help...
0
 
LVL 70

Accepted Solution

by:
Jason C. Levine earned 500 total points
ID: 39854117
Personally I wouldn't use WooCommerce for this at all and instead work with a ticketing system (EventBrite, etc.) to get what I need.  I know that these extensions for Woo exist, but I haven't used them.
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Color can increase conversions, create feelings of warmth or even incite people to get behind a cause. If you want your website to really impact site visitors, then it is vital to consider the impact color has on them.
When the s#!t hits the fan, you don’t have time to look up who’s on call, draft emails, call collaborators, or send text messages. An instant chat window is definitely the way to go, especially one like HipChat. HipChat is a true business app. An…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to update a WordPress Site’s version. WordPress releases new versions of its software frequently and it is important to update frequently in order to keep your site secure, and to get new WordPress…
The viewer will learn how to create and use a small PHP class to apply a watermark to an image. This video shows the viewer the setup for the PHP watermark as well as important coding language. Continue to Part 2 to learn the core code used in creat…

687 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question