YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor is a plugin explicitly developed to switch your website into a platform hosting more than one shop.

Multi vendor e-commerce is a new idea of e-commerce platform that is becoming more and more popular in the web, just think of websites such Etsy, Amazon and Ali Express, which are setting the new trend for online shopping. This offers customers a higher number of products from different suppliers and therefore a wider selection.

Take more traffic and sales to your site and earn from vendor commissions
If you have an e-commerce you might consider the possibility to make it a multi-vendor shop. Owners of multiple product vendor websites have the huge advantage of getting passive earnings, because they earn a commission on each sale. Consider, the more vendors in your websites, the more sales, the more you can earn without lifting a finger. In addition to that, the more vendors, the more traffic is brought to your site and the more its positioning improves.

It’s like a virtuous circle, vendors take traffic and sales, your site becomes stronger and it gets a better and better positioning, then more and more vendors are interested in selling in your platform and in benefiting from endlessly increasing traffic. And it’s all easy earning for you!

All features of the free version
Customise vendors’s pages with additional information (contact info, social networks etc.)
Name one or more administrators for you vendor shop
Edit commission rate for vendor and for single product
Publish products for sale without super admin permission (customisable for each vendor)
Advanced reports for vendor shops: orders, stock management and commissions
Advanced reports for admin: registered vendors and sales report for each single vendor
Pay commissions via PayPal when order is completed
Pay commissions via PayPal when a set threshold amount set by the vendor is reached
Pay commissions using bulk actions
Pay commissions manually
Notify commission payments via email
Handle coupons: super admin can decide to include coupons in commission calculation or not
Show a summary of all commissions and filter them using advanced filters (product, user, date etc.)
Link to the vendor’s page displayed below the product
Decide the position for “Vendors” tab in single product page
Product listing: display vendors’ products in shop page or not
Add or remove links to vendor shop in common shop page, in single product page and in category page
Advanced management of related products
Widget “Store Location”
Widget “Store Quick Info”
Hide the widget “Quick info” to unlogged users
Customise header of the vendor shop page
Manage your vendor using bulk actions
Register a new vendor from front end
“Become a Vendor” page: to allow your already registered users to become vendors of your site
Dashboard notification for administrators for each new vendor registration
Accept automatically vendor registration, skipping the manual approval by administrators
Set maximum amount of products that each vendor can put on sale
Each vendor can create his/her own coupons
Each vendor can manage reviews of his/her own products
Let users send messages about shop products to the administrator
Send again the notification email to vendors for a new or a cancelled order
Administrators can set a minimum commission threshold under which preventing payments
Allow or block vendors to set one or more products as featured
Show the sold amount of each product linked to a vendor
Show the sold amount of products for each vendor in the related detail page
Use the shortcode to add the complete list of all vendors of the shop
Freedom to send to administrators a copy of the email sent with the contact form of the “Quick Info” widget
Administrators can let vendors close their shops for vacations for a specific number of days
Users that try to register as vendors must add their VAT number
Refund management system available for vendors
Change vendor taxonomy slug
Hide vendors’ logo in their page or allow them to choose if displaying it or not
Possibility to hide “customer” section to vendors in order detail page
Advanced editor of shop description, vendor side
Admin can rename the Vendor tab
“Legal notes” field for vendors
IBAN/BIC fields in vendor personal information
Admin can disable payment information in “Order details” page for vendors
“Terms and conditions” fields for vendors in Registration and “Become a vendor” pages
Vendors can manage media through WordPress gallery
Create a WordPress menu with the list of all vendors
Administrator can assign more products to single vendors in a massive way