In our earlier post, we saw how you can add settings to prevent delivery of all your WooCommerce products on specific dates like public holidays or festive times etc. Today we shall understand how to setup holidays/blackout dates at product level which will be specific to individual products and not all the products of your store.
Using our Product Delivery Date Pro for WooCommerce plugin, site admin can prevent the delivery of products on his store by using No delivery on these dates option which is present on Add New / Edit Product page.
Let us understand this setting using an instance. Say you are running an Bakery business and do not prepare and delivery Blueberry Cheese Cake on particular dates. Therefore you need to add this setting in the backend to reflect its details on the frontend delivery calendar.
In order to add the dates on which you want to prevent delivery of Blueberry Cheese Cake, go to Products->Add Product link. On the same Products page, you will find the Product Delivery Date Meta Box, click on Settings tab and add dates from the calendar under No delivery on these dates option as shown below:
Adding dates when delivery of Blueberry cheese cake will not take place
As you can see, dates 26th and 27th July, 2018 are added when delivery of Blueberry cheese cake will not take place.
After adding these dates on Product page, click on Update button and the added dates in the No delivery on these dates field will be disabled on the delivery calendar for Blueberry Cheese Cake on your store. This ensures that no customers can select this product for delivery on these dates.
Now when you check on the front end, the delivery calendar on your store will show dates 26th and 27th July, 2018 disabled which helps preventing delivery of Blueberry Cheese Cake on 26th and 27th July, 2018 as shown below:
Dates added for preventing delivery is disabled
This post explains how you can prevent delivery of specific products on selected dates using the No delivery on these dates option.
The Product Delivery Date Pro for WooCommerce plugin provides an easy way to prevent bookings on certain special days so you can enjoy those days without having to worry about handling your customers on those days.