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How to create discount code on Shopify

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Lucy Doan Published on August 30, 2020

How to create discount code on Shopify

Discount codes are personalized or publicly-released codes offered to customers as a purchasing incentive that reduces the price of an order. With Shopify, you can specify the dates for which the code is valid, the number of times a code can be used, a minimum order amount before the code can be used, and to which products, collections, or variants the discount can be applied. If you are selling online, then you can discount also offer buy X get Y discounts to encourage customers to buy items.

Here is instructional writing on How to create a discount code on Shopify. This writing will help you a lot so please take your time to read and follow my instruction step by step.

Step 1: Go to the Discounts.

Make sure to sign in your Shopify account,then choose Discounts to go to the Discounts section.

Step 1.Go to the Discount

Step 2: Click Create Discount.

Inside the Discount section, find the Create Discount button,and click on it.

Step 2. Click Create Dicount

Step 3: Choose Discount code.

Step 3. Choose Discount code

Step 4: Set up Discount code.

Firstly, you enter a name for the new code that the customers can enter at checkout (avoid using any special characters like dollar signs). You can use spaces in the name so the words are separated. You can also generate a random discount code name, by clicking Generate Code.

Step 4. Set up Discount code

Under Types, select the discount type that you want to creat. There are four different types of discount codes: Percentage discount ( 25%off ) Fixed amount discount ( $5 off ) Free shipping discount Buy X get Y discount ( by one t-shirt get the second free )

1. Percentage discount and Fixed amount discount.

In Discount value, enter the percentage (dollar) amount that is taken off when the discount code is used.

Enter Discount value

Then select whether the discount code applies to an entire order, specific collections. If the discount applies to specific collections or products, then search for the collection or products to add them to the discount. If you select products, you are able to select specific variants to apply the discount to. If you want to remove a collection or product that you added, click the X.

Select applies to

Enter the minimum requirements for this order. You can select None, a minimum purchase amount, or a minimum quantity of items purchased.

You also can change Customer eligibility, Usage limits. Then set the start date when the discount code can be applied. If you want set an end date for the discount, click Set end date.

Click Save to finish.

2. Free shipping discount.

In the Countries section, choose All countries or choose the countries that you want the discount to apply to. select-countries

If you want to exclude free shipping for shipping rates over a certain dollar value, then check. Exclude shipping rates over a certain amount and enter the amount in the field. Fx, you might want to offer free shipping when it costs less than $20 to ship the package. If a customer needs more expensive shipping like international shipping that costs $50, then they won’t be able to use the discount code for free shipping.

Enter the minimum requirements for this order. You can select None, a minimum purchase amount, or a minimum quantity of items purchased.

You also can change Customer eligibility, Usage limits. Then set the start date when the discount code can be applied. If you want set an end date for the discount, click Set end date. Don’t forget to click Save.

#### 3. Buy X get Y discount. In the Customers buys section, select the products or collections you want the promotion to apply to. Then set the quantity a customer needs to buy of those items before the discount code is applied. If the discount applies to specific collections or products, then search for the collection or products to add them to the discount. In the customer buys section

In the Customer gets section, set the quantity of items that the discount applies to, and search for the eligible products or collections. Select whether the discount should take a percentage off each eligible item, or else make the item free. It’s optional to check the box Set the maximum number of uses per order. If you check this, enter the maximum number of times that this promotion can be applied to an order.

In the customer gets section

Enter the minimum requirements for this order. You can select None, a minimum purchase amount, or a minimum quantity of items purchased.

You also can change Customer eligibility, Usage limits. Then set the start date when the discount code can be applied. If you want set an end date for the discount, click Set end date. Don’t forget to click Save.

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