I bet that there were some cases, when you thought about adding an attachment to your WooCommerce emails. I can also see your disappointment, when you realize that there’s no such an option in WooCommerce. Luckily, I have a fix for this issue.
WooCommerce email attachments plugin
How to add an attachment in WooCommerce emails? Well, there’s a free plugin for that. For most of the store owners, using a plugin will be the easiest way to add PDF attachments to their emails.
Sure, you can try to edit your PHP or use a paid solution. However, there’s no need to do it the hard way or spend a dime, especially if I have a better solution for you.
Even though we will focus on adding attachments to WooCommerce order emails, ShopMagic has some other advantages over WooCommerce which are hard to ignore. Here’s a brief list of some of them:
- Queue and Outcomes, which are basically logs. You have full control over what is going on with your emails.
- ShopMagic supports custom order statuses.
- Support for HTML templates.
- BCC field available in every automation.
- Integration with Google Analytics. Create and UTM’s to your automations to track it in your GA panel.
What’s even better, all the aforementioned features are available in ShopMagic free, which you can download right now:
What is ShopMagic plugin
ShopMagic is a follow-up email plugin, which lets you create emails for all the WooCommerce order statuses. Our plugin has numerous external integrations, which can extend functionalities of other plugins. Let’s list some of them:
Oh! And let’s not forget about recovering abandoned carts. We have a dedicated add-on which will help you to recover most of the carts left by unconvinced customer.
ShopMagic’s automation. How is it built?
Here’s an example of a typical automation created in our plugin:
As you can see, it consists of three elements, which are Event, Filter and Action.
Event is a trigger, or condition for which your automation should run. A typical example of an Event is Order Completed.
Filters can be added if you want to segment your customers, and send your email to a selected group of users only.
Action is the most important field. It is also a bit more complicated, so I took another screenshot to explain all of its fields:
Here is a brief explanation of some of the most important fields:
- Description. In other words, how do you title your automation.
- To and BCC. In To field you can define the main recipient of your email. BCC is optional, but can be used in every automation.
- Subject and Heading of your email.
- Template. Choose from WooCommerce template or none.
- Message is an essential part of every action. Here you can write your message to the customer.
- Unsubscribe field. Optional field for unsubscribing from your mailing list.
- The main hero of this article – PDF attachments field.
How to attach PDF to WooCommerce email
As illustrated by the above screenshots, ShopMagic has a dedicated field to add email attachments. Simple as that. You just have to click on it, and select a file from your WordPress Media. It can be one or more attachments, as you prefer.
Attachments can be added to all the automations, for all the order statuses.
How to add manual to your product email
The typical use-case of using a PDF attachment filed with our automation is to send a manual or guide to a customer who purchased a specified product.
You can do it by creating an automation for Order Completed, add a product filter (thanks to it this email will be sent to customers who bought specified product only) and then add a message and manual of corresponding product as an PDF attachment.
That’s it! Your customer will not only receive the product but also a manual how to properly use it.
What do you think about our way of adding attachments to WooCommerce order emails?
We tried to do it the easy way, and also let you use all the other advantages of ShopMagic.
All of these features are available for you in ShopMagic free!