How to Print WooCommerce Receipts on Thermal Printer?
Ability to print WooCommerce receipts on thermal printer is an important part of a point of sale (POS) system, used by sellers who combine online and retail environments. By processing transactions and printing receipts on till printer, you can help minimize waiting time and improve the customer experience.
POS Receipts, Practically Anywhere
These receipts you can find in a supermarket, buying newspaper in a kiosk or taking to-go coffee in a cafeteria.
Comparing to regular invoices that are usually printed on A4 paper, printed out sales receipts are much more convenient and quicker solution for providing a customer a legal document on most vital transaction information, not getting deeper into too many details (like product description, images etc).
With Store Manager for WooCommerce, receipts on thermal printer will be ready in a matter of seconds! The application is designed to be feasible for store owners with different needs, allowing to choose the format of invoice or receipt necessary.
Printing WooCommerce receipts on thermal printerm is as simple as 1-2-3. Let’s see how it works!
Make Sure Thermal Printer is Configured
In Store Manager for WooCommerce, press F12 to open Preferences window. Find there tab ‘Receipt Options’.
Check the box available there to enable receipts printing functionality. Select you version of the printer from the drop-down.
The application allows to print 58 or 80 mm width receipts. You can choose suitable option from ‘Receipt Format’ drop-down.
Print WooCommerce Receipts On Thermal Printer in Bulk
After all printer settings are checked, navigate to ‘Orders’ section. There you can filter out sales for which you need to print receipts.
When you have selected necessary orders, press the button ‘Receipt’.
You will see the numerous sales receipts generated right away. You can preview them, print or save to PDF.
The contents of the receipt is the following:
- Shop name, address and site
- Names of purchased goods listed as line items with price in front of each
- Subtotals, totals, taxes and discounts
- Date of receipt creation
- Text accompanying purchase
You can edit receipts one-by-one if you have noticed some data inconsistency or need, for example, to change text or fix typo in product name.
If you need to modify templates for all receipts, keep reading.
Edit Receipt Template
Each business has its own demand, that is why many of the users look for the way to change receipt format. Frequently it is necessary for them to change receipt title or add some info to it.
Normally, if you want to add these changes, you need to request customization service from our team and we will fulfill the desires of even very demanding clients. However, in case you have some tech skills, you can also play around and try to do it yourself.
For this, open the following directory on your PC:C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\eMagicOne Store Manager for WooCommerce\Custom_Reports
There you will find various reports, including receipts. Open the folder with receipt name you need (58 or 80 mm).
To modify the appearance of template open the file with .fr3 extension. To add additional data to receipt, you need to work with SQL files.