WooCommerce Customers Verification plugin allows the store owner to sell the products to only verified customers for the security purposes of the content.
For the verification and customer authentication, the customers needs to upload their identity proof while registering on the website or before making the purchase.
The store admin verifies customer identity and can approve or reject the customer to do shopping from the website.
The customer can upload the identity directly from the website or through mobile as well.
Note:- The identity must be in JPEG, JPG, PNG, DNG, DOC, DOCX or PDF format.
- Authenticate and verify the customer identity proof before placing order.
- The customers can re-upload the verification document if rejected by the admin.
- Limit unauthorized customers to place orders from the website.
- Supports JPEG, JPG, PNG, DNG, or PDF format for verification documents.
- The admin can change the verification document status like pending, approved, rejected.
- The customer can upload the document while registration process, from the account details section and from the checkout page.
- The guest user also needs to upload the identity document to get verified by admin before making an online purchase.
The user will get a zip file which needs to be uploaded in the “Add New” menu option in the WordPress admin panel.
For this login to WordPress Admin Panel and in the Dashboard hover your mouse over the “Plugins” menu option select the “Add New” option.
Thereafter, the user will see an “Upload Plugin” option at the top of the page, click the option to upload the zip file.
On clicking the “Upload Plugin” option, the user will see a “Choose File” button. Click on the button to browse for the zip file as per the image below.
On browsing the file, click on the “Install Now” button so as to install the plugin as per the snapshot.
Once the user installs the plugin, the user can activate the plugin. The user needs to click on the “Activate Plugin” button to activate the plugin.
Initial Admin Configuration
After installing the plugin, the admin navigates to Customer Verification > Configuration option, in order to do the basic plugin configuration.
Now the admin under Customer Verification option will click on the “Configuration” & will redirect to the configuration settings of the plugin.
The admin from here will-
- Enable Customer Verification:- By clicking on the Enable/Disable checkbox.
- Enable re-upload of documents for verification after rejection:- By clicking on the Enable/Disable checkbox for customers.
After configuring up the plugin, the admin click on the Save Changes button to save the configuration.
Frontend – Customers Verification
The customer needs to upload their identity document while registering for the first time, or from customers’ My Account section or during the checkout.
Only after uploading the correct identity proof and get it authenticate by the admin allow the customer to purchase the items and goods from the website.
Uploading Identity Document While Registration
The customer can upload the identity document as proof during the registration process. As shown in below screenshot.
After clicking on the “Upload” button, the customer needs to select file from the system media storage and add it & click on Register.
Uploading Identity Document From Account Details Section
The customer can also upload the identity document from the Account Details section.
Now after uploading the file, the customer can click on the uploaded files and can also preview the file.
In order to preview the file the customer will click on the uploaded file button & on next screen, the customer can view the document.
Identity Document Verification Management
After the customer uploads the document for verification, the admin from Customers option under Customer Verification option present inside menu can manage the docs.
The admin can view the uploaded file by the customer, can verify it manually. The admin can change the status of the identification document to pending, approved or rejected.
In case the document is rejected then the customer needs to again upload the document from the account details section.
The customer will receive an email if the uploaded document gets rejected.
The verification status will change from pending to rejected.
As soon as the customer now again upload new file & its been now approved by the admin, the customer will receive an email.
The verification status changes from pending to approved & the customer is now eligible to do purchase on website.
Uploading Identity Document During Checkout
The guest customer also in order to do shopping from the website needs to upload the identity document first as an option available on the checkout process.
The other authentication and verification process by the admin will remain same as discussed in above cases.
That’s all for the WooCommerce Customer Verification. If you face any issue, feel free to add a ticket at webkul.uvdesk.com
Current Product Version - 1.0.0
Supported Framework Version - WordPress, 5.3.x, WooCommerce, 3.9.x