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Woo Checkout is used to charge the clients through WooCommerce Checkout. This option is useful when there is no way to make transactions via PayPal or Stripe in your country.
You should first create your own special Calculator Product using the WooCommerce plugin to use WooCommerce Payments. So you can assign your Calculator Product to the specific calculator form to be redirected to the Cart or Checkout page. To do this navigate to Products and click Add New:
The product that we are creating should be Simple type and do not forget to put a price:
The price of the Calculator product will be changed to the price of the Total Summary of Calculator Form.
The setting of the product image is optional. You can hide the product from the catalog in order to not display it on the WooCommerce Shop page:
After creating the WooCommerce Product we can start configuring the Calculator. Open the Cost Calculator dashboard and edit the selected calculator:
Then, to sell your service/product configured by the calculator on your website you can enable Woo Checkout from the Settings of the calculator:
Replace Product - By default, when the calculation is done in the same Product and redirected to the WooCommerce cart, it will replace the previously added product. When Replace Product option is disable the same Product can be added to the cart with different values.
Example: Let's say we have Calculator for Printing Services:
Replace Product On
Replace Product Off
The user makes calculations for A4 paper size and adds to the Cart. Then, makes calculations for A5 paper size as well. Depending on whether the "Replace Product" is enabled or disabled the Product will be added to the cart differently.
When the "Replace Product" option is enabled, the previously added products to the cart (for A4) will be overwritten.
When the "Replace Product" option is disabled, the previously added products to the cart will remain.
After choosing your proper Calculator product from the list, you should also choose Action after Submits whether you would like to redirect the visitors directly to the Cart, Checkout or Stay on the Page page after filling out the Calculator form.
In the next option, you will need to select the total field to charge the customers.
By default, it is for a calculator with a single Formula element.
However, in case you have a calculator form with more than one total element, you need to summarize them using an additional Formula element.
To make more clear this field, let's see another example of the calculator. In this example, we have four total elements:
In this calculator, there are a total element for the loan amount, annual interest rate, total months, and the total summary which sums ups all three totals.
In the main total summary field, the loan amount, annual interest rate, and the total months are summed up. That is why we will use the last total element in our Woo Checkout:
In the next step, go to your Calculator form page, fill out your form, and then click the Add to cart button to see your Calculator form on the Cart page, Checkout Page or Stay on Page.
Stay on Page after submitting:
Stay on Page option allows the user to use the calculator multiple times with the same product when Replace Product option is disabled.
Redirection to the Cart page after submitting:
Redirection to the Checkout page after submitting:
Customers should fill out the Billing details form and click Place order. After that the page with WooCommerce order details opens:
The orders appear on the WooCommerce orders section:
By opening the order, you can find details of all selected options from the calculator: