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    Guide for WooCommerce POS Thermal Printer Add-on

    Updated 9 April 2024

    WooCommerce POS Thermal Printer add-on allows the POS user to integrate and use the thermal printer on their POS store.

    Easily connect multiple POS outlets printers globally to the same single server.

    Consequently, the POS agent can use any of the available printer to print the receipt when required in different locations.

    Note: To make use of this plugin, you must first have the Point Of Sale System for WooCommerce installed.

    Features

    • The admin can integrate multiple thermal printers with POS.
    • The admin can use this POS module with Windows, Linux, and Apple devices.
    • It allows an auto-print option without any command.
    • The admin can connect the POS with the server for auto-working.
    • They can also stop the server from their end.
    • It can connect multiple printers in a single server.
    • Admin can manage all printers from one instance.
    • This module is now compatible with WooCommerce’s new High-Performance Order Storage (HPOS) feature.

    Installation

    The user will get a zip file for the WooCommerce POS Thermal Printer plugin that he has to upload in the “Add New” menu option in the WordPress admin panel.

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    For this, login to the WordPress Admin Panel, and Under the Dashboard hover your mouse over the “Plugins” menu option which brings out a Sub-Menu, and then select the “Add New Plugin” option.

    add-new-plugin

    After this, you will see an option on the top of your page that is “Upload Plugin”. Click the option to upload the zip file.

    wc thermal add plugin

    By clicking on the “Upload Plugin” option, below that, you will see a button “Choose File”. Click on the button to browse for the zip file as per the snapshot below.

    wc thermal

    After browsing the file, click the “Install Now” button to install the plugin as per the snapshot.

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    Now when the plugin is installed correctly, you will see the success message and an option to activate the plugin. Henceforth now, click on “Activate Plugin” to activate the installed plugin.

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    Outlet Settings

    The admin needs to update the outlet settings, so the printer is visible for the outlets.

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    The admin can select the default thermal printer from here as well.

    Admin Configuration- Thermal Printer

    Once the installation is complete the admin can configure the POS thermal printer settings. They have to navigate through Point of Sale > Settings> Thermal Printer.

    wc-thermal-printer-settings

    The admin will enter multiple settings here.

    Invoice Configuration

    Auto Print Receipt – The admin can enable the auto print receipt option.

    Ruler Separator Character – The admin can select the ruler separator character from the drop-down option. Various ruler separators are available in the section.

    Invoice Logo status – Enable or disable the invoice logo status.

    Invoice Logo – Upload the logo image here.

    wc-thermal-printer-setting

    Server SSL Keys

    SSL Certificate Keys – Enter the Server SSL certificate key.

    SSL Private Keys – Enter Server SSL private keys.

    Note

    • SSL keys will be different for different servers.
    • This is not provided for the HTTP.

    Download Desktop Application

    The admin can use this extension on their respective device after installing the app for Windows, Linux, and Darwin OS separately.

    Windows OS

    Click on the ZIP, EXE, or MSI button to download the application on your Windows system. Once you click on the button the file will download to your system.

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    When you download the exe file, the file will be directly downloaded to the system.

    wc pos

    After that, a pop-up will appear and you can click on run anyway to proceed further

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    Then you have to enter the domain detail.

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    Linux OS

    Similarly, the admin can download the app on their Linux OS.

    wc thermal app install1

    Then extract the Zip file on your system.

    wc thermal home

    Now right-click on the Launch.sh file and move to the permission option.

    wc thermal allow permission

    Once the execute permission is enabled the admin can launch the app on their system.

    wc thermal app download

    Darwin OS

    Similarly, the admin can install the app for Apple desktop in Darwin OS.

    wc thermal zip file

    Once the Zip is installed extract and open it.

    wc thermal open zip

    Click on the open icon and the process will run in the background.

    wc thermal install

    Once the app gets installed the admin can check the icon on their home screen.

    wc thermal installed

    Click on the app, the app will open in your Darwin OS.

    wc thermal app install

    App Settings

    Once the app gets installed the admin can configure the app settings.

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    The admin will enter the domain URL or IP address and port number.

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    The admin needs to click on the connect button to connect the app to the server port.

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    Click on the printer’s option to check the connected printers and connect new ones.

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    Check the log setting on the app and download or clear any logs from the POS thermal app.

    wc thermal app install1

    Once you click on the download button the log file will download in your system.

    wc thermal app install11

    Check the log file directly on your system with every detail of the POS thermal printer app.

    wc thermal app install1

    If the admin wants to clear the log they can simply click on the clear button and the log will be cleared from the app.

    POS End Workflow

    Once the app is configured the POS agent can open the POS panel and use it. They can log in to the POS and connect the printers.

    wcpos thermal printer

    Click on the printer icon to connect the printers. Once the printer is connected you will receive a success message for the same.

    wcpos thermal printer

    You can also check added printers from here by clicking on the icon.

    wcpos thermal printer

    The POS agent can make any printer as their default printer.

    wcpos thermal printer

    Now the customer can add any product to the cart and proceed with the checkout.

    wcpos thermal printer

    Once the order is placed the print request will automatically sent to the thermal printer.

    wcpos thermal printer

    Order History

    The POS agent can also view the order history and print the invoice by clicking on the button for any respective order.

    wcpos thermal printer

    User will get the receipt like shown in the below screenshot.

    wc thermal receipt

    That’s all for the WooCommerce POS Thermal Printer Add-on. If you have any queries or suggestions regarding the WooCommerce extensions then you can get back to us at webkul.uvdesk.com.

    Current Product Version - 1.0.0

    Supported Framework Version - WordPress - 6.4.3 WooCommerce - 8.6.1 WooCommerce POS - 5.1.0

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