WooCommerce DYMO Print Product Add-on

The following documentation is for WooCommerce DYMO Print Product add-on version 5.0 which is released in December 2018.

WooCommerce DYMO Print Product add-on is an extension to our popular WooCommerce DYMO Print plugin. WooCommerce DYMO Print Product add-on needs to be purchased separately.

This plugin let’s you print product labels on your DYMO LabelWriter. It will not work without WooCommerce DYMO Print.

Installation

WooCommerce DYMO print - menuMake sure WooCommerce and WooCommerce DYMO Print are installed.

  1. Download the .zip file from your account
  2. Upload the entire ‘woocommerce-dymo-print-product’ directory into the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Configure the plugin by going to WooCommerce -> DYMO Print
  5. Enter the license key for this plugin in our WP Fortune plugin to get support and updates

How to use – Configure your label

This plugin is an extension for WooCommerce DYMO Print. It will give you the possibility to add product labels.

Before you can print product labels it’s important to configure the plugin correctly.

1. Add a product label

Go to the “General settings” and add a new label with “label type = Product”.

  1. Click on tab “General settings”
  2. Go to section “Label management”
  3. Go to “Add a new label”
  4. Fill in your label name
  5. Select a color
  6. Select “Product” for the “Label type”
  7. Click button “Save labels” to add the new product label

Animation showing how to add new product label

2. Create label in DYMO Label Software

You can create your own labels in DYMO Label Software. You can do this in the same way as you create order labels. For a step-by-step instruction read the following article about creating labels.

3. Upload new label in plugin

Now you’ve added your new product label and create a new .label-file with DYMO Label Software it’s time to upload the label to the plugin.

  1. Go to the new label by clicking on the tab.
  2. Go to “Step 1: DYMO .label file” and select the file at “Upload new .label file”.
  3. Click button “Save Product label layout” to upload and save the product label layout.

Animation showing how to upload new product .label file

4. Configurating your label

After you have choosen your label, you need to configure it. You need to assign WooCommerce product data to label objects (fields). Read more about label configuration in this article.

Animation showing how to connect label objects to WooCommerce data

Available product data

WooCommerce DYMO Print Product add-on will add the following WooCommerce data to each object selectbox:

Product data

  • Product name
  • SKU
  • Product short description
  • Product URL
  • Stock level
  • Dimensions
  • Weight
  • Categories
  • Tags

Attributes & Variations

  • All attributes with label: shows all attributes with it’s label (attribute name)
  • All attributes without label: shows all attributes without attribute name
  • Only variations with label: shows only variations with attribute name
  • Only variations without label: shows only variations without attribute name
  • Attributes with label, skip variations: shows only attributes (no variations) with attribute name
  • Attributes without label, skip variations: shows only attributes (no variations) with attribute name

Product prices

  • Display price incl. tax: Shows price range if is variable product
  • Display price excl. tax: Shows price range if is variable product
  • Regular price incl. tax: Shows price range if is variable product
  • Regular price excl. tax: Shows price range if is variable product
  • Sales price incl. tax: Shows discounted price if available, Shows price range if is variable product
  • Sales price excl. tax: Shows discounted price if available, Shows price range if is variable product

Only for variable prodcuts

  • Variation SKU: Shows variation SKU only for variable products (if available)
  • Variation ID: Shows variation ID
  • Variation description: Shows variation description if avaiable
  • Parent Product display price range incl. tax
  • Parent Product display price range excl. tax
  • Parent Product regular price range incl. tax: For variable products, shows min and max price
  • Parent Product regular price range excl. tax: For variable products, shows min and max price
  • Parent Product sales price range incl. tax: For variable products, shows min and max sales price if available
  • Parent Product sales price range excl. tax: For variable prodcuts, shows min and max sales price if available

Product metadata

  • Shows all product metadata. There must be at least one product to show product metadata.
  • Shows all product variation metadata (since version 3.0.6) when available.

Note: If a product variation has specific product variation metadata this will be printed. If the object returns empty for product variation metadata it will try to receive product metadata for that variation.

5. Print labels based on stock

There is also a setting added called “Print labels based on stock”. By changing this setting you can define if the product stock is used to print labels.

Animation how to use stock for printing labels

This setting has two options:

  1. Yes: Use the stock quantity to print labels. For example: if your stock quanity is 6, print 6 labels.
  2. No: Ignore stock quantity. Print one label for each product.

6. Bulk print variable products

You can bulk print labels from the product overview.

Animations showing bulk print variable products

With this setting you can define how product variables will be printed. This setting has 3 options:

  1. Yes – Product parent label: Print label for the parent product. Variations will be ignored.
  2. Yes – Variations labels: Print label for each variation. If a product contains 6 variations, print 6 labels.
  3. No: Skip all variable products during bulk printing.

7. Set LabelWriter for labels

Choose which LabelWriter you want to use for this type of label. All connected LabelWriters are listed.

Animation showing how to select LabelWriter for product labels

Bulk print product labels

From the product overview page you’re able to select multiple products and print labels for them in bulk.

Please note: The number of labels is depending of the setting “Print labels based on stock” and of the setting “Bulk print variable products” (see above at step 2). If you’ve selected “No” at “Bulk print variable products” the products are skipped automatically.

Animation showing how to bulk print labels

Step-by-step instructions

Follow these steps to print products in bulk.

  1. Go to Products (Product overview page)
  2. Select one or more products, by clicking on the checkbox before the product
  3. Go to Bulk Actions and select the label you want to print
  4. Click on the Apply button
  5. The page is reloaded and a process-bar will show which products are currently printed
  6. Printing is started for each label
  7. After printing is finished the pop-up window will close automatically

Print simple products

From the product detail page you can print labels.

Animation showing how to print labels for simple products

Step-by-step instructions

  1. Go to Products
  2. Click to view / edit a product
  3. Find the metabox called “DYMO Print Product
  4. Select the label you want to print
  5. Define the amount of labels
  6. Click the Print label(s) button
  7. A processbar shows print process
  8. After printing a message is shown

Print variable products

From the product detail page you can also print labels for variable products.

Animation showing printing of variable products

Extra options for variable products

If you print labels for variable products you’ll see an extra setting called “Variable product”. This setting has 3 options:

  • Parent product: Print all product data from the parent product
  • All variations: This will print a label for each variation
  • Available varations: Select the variation you want to print a label for

Label combinations

You can print multiple labels from the same product in a single click with Label combinations. You need to have at least two product labels to make a combination.

1. Create a new label combination

Animation showing how to create product label combination

You need to create a new label combination.

  1. Click on tab “General settings”
  2. Go to section “Label management”
  3. Go to “Add a new label”
  4. Fill in your label name
  5. Select a color
  6. Select “Combination” for the “Label type”
  7. Click button “Save labels” to add the new label combination

2. Setup label combination

Animation showing how to create label combination

  1. Go to your new label combination
  2. Go to section “Order or Product label combination?”
  3. Select “Product label combination” and click button “Change combination type”
  4. Set the order of printing by entering a number, where the lowest number is printed first.

3. Print label combination

Now you can print two label types with a single click. The following animation is showing printing of a product label combination.

Animation showing product label combination printing

Sample labels

We’ve created some sample product labels which you can download and upload to the plugin.

More information?

If you want to read more information go to WooCommerce DYMO Print documentation. There you’ll find more about debugging, FAQ and extra options.