Searching for a way to bulk edit WooCommerce products?
Bulk Table Editor is an easy-to-use plugin that lets you bulk edit some or all of your products from a table view like this:
You can enter static values or use calculations, such as increasing all the selected products’ prices by 10%, decreasing their existing stock status by X, and more.
Keep reading our hands-on Bulk Table Editor review to learn how this plugin can help you more efficiently administer and edit products on your WooCommerce store.
Bulk Table Editor Review: A Quick Summary of Features
At a high level, Bulk Table Editor does exactly what it says – it gives you a table view where you can edit WooCommerce products in bulk.
Of course, the usefulness is in what you can do inside that table interface.
To start with, you can edit virtually every field for your products including their:
- Featured status
- Stock numbers and stock status
- Sale price and sale start/end dates
- Dimensions (weight, length, width, height)
Basically, if it shows up in the product data box, you can probably bulk edit it with Bulk Table Editor.
Bulk Table Editor also integrates with a lot of other popular WooCommerce extensions and the custom fields that they add, which lets you adapt it to your own workflows. For example, it works with:
The most useful thing, however, is that you can use calculations to bulk update details instead of just entering static information.
For example, let’s say you want to increase the price of some/all of your products by 10%. Rather than manually doing these calculations yourself, you can just tell Bulk Table Editor to increase the price by 10% and it will calculate the right value based on each product’s starting price.
You’ll get these customization options for almost all of the fields that you’ll edit. Here are some other examples of how you can use calculations:
- Autogenerate a unique SKU for products or add content before/after the existing SKU.
- Round prices up/down to the nearest value.
- Increase/decrease the existing stock value.
Finally, you’ll also get tools to filter out certain products, such as products in specific categories or products that are on sale. You can also search for products using keywords or SKU numbers.
Example Use Cases for Bulk Table Editor
There are a lot of niche use cases for being able to bulk edit WooCommerce products, but here are some of the most common examples:
- Setting up sales – you can easily enter start/end dates for sales on some/all of your products. You can also change sale prices as needed to match your promotion. For example, if you’re
This article was written by Colin Newcomer and originally published on WP Mayor.