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Min/Max Quantities

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1. Activate Min/Max Quantities

1.1. To activate your Min/Max app, from your dashboard menu, go to Apps > Others > Activate Min/Max Quantities.

2. Order-level Rules

2.1. Go to Online Store > Settings > Products > General to view the settings:

2.2. All settings are optional and should be numeric integer (whole number) values.Minimum Order Qty – Customer must purchase no less than this quantity of items to checkout.

Maximum Order Qty – Customer must purchase no more than this quantity of items to checkout.

Minimum Order Value – Customer’s cart contents must cost more than this amount.

Maximum Order Value – Customer’s cart contents must cost less than this amount.

Products can be made exempt from these rules within their settings. See below.

3. Product-level Rules

3.1. Edit a product within your dashboard admin and look inside the product data panel. You will see the following:

3.2. Like the order settings, these are all optional. Numeric values should be whole numbers.Minimum quantity – Customer must purchase more than this amount.

Maximum quantity – Customer must purchase less or equal to this amount.

Group of… – Enter a quantity to only allow this product to be purchased in groups of X

Order rules: Do not count – Exclude orders from the counts of the above per-order rules.

Order rules: Exclude – Exclude from the per-order rules entirely.

Category rules: Exclude – Exclude from category group-of-quantity rules.

Note: By default, when setting up Min/Max rules for variable products, the Min/Max rules will apply to each variation. There is an additional option named Allow Combination will appear when editing a Variable product. Enabling this option will enforce the Min/Max rules for the parent product and not per-variation.

4. Variation-level Rules

4.1. Variations inherit the main product settings (above), however, you can also define them per variation. To enable the settings to appear per-variation, check the Min/Max box:

5. Category-level Rules

5.1. If you go to Products > Categories and edit a category, you can set the group of option. This lets you set up rules, such as “Customers must buy products in X category in groups of X only.”

6. What the customer sees

6.1. The extension modifies the frontend in the following ways:

  • When adding items to the cart, an error is shown if they met the maximum limit, and the item is not added to the cart.
  • When using the quantity selectors on single product pages only, the quantity selector will increment (or decrement) in multiples as configured in the “Group of…” setting.
  • When viewing the cart, errors are shown if any rules are not met.
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