WP Product Selector Plugin

Hi team, I’m a little bit excited to share a very brief demo of a plugin we’ve been working on, tentatively called WP Product Selector.

It is now available to download from the WordPress.org plugin directory.

It is a plugin designed to work with WooCommerce specifically and it allows you to create simple multi-choice product selection questionaires which will dynamically recommend the best product in your catalog based on the answers chosen.

In this demo we show you the front end, but of course there is a backend too wherein you can create questionaires, specific questions, and importantly associate products to answers so that the plugin can generate it’s recommendations.

This is what the add/edit question screen looks like…

Please leave a comment here and let us know what you think. Cheers.

Charles has been building and promoting websites and services in New Zealand, Australia, the United States and China for nearly 20 years.

12 thoughts on “WP Product Selector Plugin

  1. Gareth says:

    Can you have the plugin perform to something like this

    https://www.glazingselector.co.nz/

    as we are trying to embed this selector tool into our own WP website without having it on a totally separate domain and separate technology

    If you could get in touch with me that would be amazing

    1. Hi Gareth, unfortunately not out of the box. The plugin is designed to work specifically with WooCommerce, and would also need some considerable customization to display like that example. It could be done, but would need some custom dev. I’ll email you.

  2. Scott says:

    I’d love to test this out for a client project especially the multiple results. The ability to add importance weighing to different questions would be functionality I could use.

    1. Hi Scott, the ability to weight different questions is a great feature suggestion thanks.

      We’ve not launched the initial version yet, largely due to being busy but also due to little response which left me thinking maybe this isn’t as useful as I thought it might be. Pleased to know someone else is curious. I can send the plugin on Google drive if you are interested to test pre-availability on WordPress.org

  3. Costa says:

    Thank you for building this useful tool!
    I think it is a great alternative to zoovu.
    However, I’ve encounter a problem when adding a new question.
    I can add the answer and the associated products normally, only when I hit publish, the answer disappear.
    Is there anything I’ve done not correctly?

    1. Hi Costa, thanks for the feedback. I’m very interested to get to the bottom of this. Could you please contact me at charles@wpdevshed.com – I’m interested to know what version of WP you are running and what other plugins you have. Also if you can make a screen recording of the problem that would be great. I can’t replicate it here.

      1. Kelly McCartha says:

        I’m also having this problem.

        1. Kelly says:

          Hey just wanted to let you know I think I found the issue with this. I’m able to add new questions and answers with no problem unless I add an answer with an apostrophe in it. Then it erases and resets the entire question once I hit Publish.

          1. Thank you Kelly, investigating now.

  4. Farrah says:

    Do you have to use WooCommerce? I just want the product selector on a certain page. People can’t buy from me directly or off my site. I just need an easy way to help people select my technical product

    1. Hi Farrah, yes, I’m afraid the current version of the product selector only works with WooCommerce. I can think of one way to get around this…install and set up your products in WooCommerce, but then set up a redirect for each of the product URLs to the destination of your choice. Then then the user makes there selection and clicks the button they will be redirected to the destination you want. If you do try the plugin I’d love to hear how you get on.

  5. Kelly says:

    Looks great. Would love to use this for my affiliate site, with an option to link to URLs instead of “products.” I understand it only words with WooCommerce, but would definitely use it in the future if this were a possibility.

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