WordPress JC Coupon Plugin Free

Hi Guys,

I created this plugin to make my life easier for myself. I am pretty sure that this will help you too. Let me go through some key features that you are going to get in Lite version of this plugin.

Purchase Pro version of this plugin today (20% OFF – Just for 7 days)!

Version 5.1 (April 2014) is out now.

ChangeLog:

  • Datepicker issue with some themes
  • Fixed: Copy to clipboard broken for some themes for style 3
  • Updated: Copy to clipboard libraries
  • Added: Support for WordPress 3.8.x
  • Added: support for many new themes in market including ones based on bootstrap

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Ok So let’s check what features this plugin has Got?

  • Add Coupons to your Posts and Pages
  • Destination URLs are masked
  • Many styles and many combinations to create a right coupon for yourself.
  • It can carry Title, Description, Savings message and Expiry date
  • Live preview while you create your coupon
  • You can add coupons that never expires with custom Expiry text option.
  • The only way someone can get a coupon is with a Click. However you can choose to show your coupon and Click is not necessary then.
  • Coupon gets copied to clipboard when your visitor clicks on wrapper layer and are then taken to the affiliate website.
  • When coupon expires it will just disappear from your Posts or Pages
  • Very handy Coupon management
  • Custom date format
  • Ability to reduce bounce rate
  • User can Vote whether Plugin worked for them or not so that you can take an appropriate action.
  • Many other features are available in PRO version. At the end of this Article I will explain what you can do with PRO version

Now that I’ve listed the key features of Lite version. Its time to check out some screenshots

Plugin Management


As you can see there are many key features shown above.

With management you can Delete, Modify and Reset User votes.

Duplication of a Coupon is available in Pro Version

Now lets check how does Add a Coupon looks


 

Ok in the above screen there are heaps of options. Notifications works with Pro version only. Other than that you can use everything. The screen gives you lot of flexibility to create a C code that suits you.

Once you create a Coupon a shortcode will be generated which you can copy and paste in your Posts or Pages and it just works flawlessly.

Below is a screen shot that shows a coupon consumption

Wordpress JC Coupon Usage Example

 

Above screenshot looks a bit dated but you get the Idea.

Now is the Time to chuck in a video showing how to do things before you decide if the you want to download this plugin or not :). Video shows Pro version in action. You will get the Idea what difference there are in Pro vs Lite versions

 

 

Installation

  • Download the plugin from the Link provided at the end of this page.
  • Once you have extracted ZIP file, simply upload it to your plugins folder on your server into : /path/to/wordpress/install/wp-content/plugins/
  • Your folder structure should look like this after upload: /path/to/wordpress/directory/wp-content/plugins/jcorgcouponslite/
  • Once you have uploaded the folder Go To Installed Plugins area in your WordPress Dashboard and activate the plugin.
  • You will then see a new Admin menu on the left navigational menu called ” JC Coupon Lite” in your WordPress Dashboard

Compatibility

There are no known compatibility problems as of the day of writing. This plugin should work seamlessly with any other existing Plugins you are using. Please let me know if you find a compatibility issue. This plugin is developed on WordPress 3.3.2 but is expected to work on version 2.7+. Supported browsers include IE8, IE9, FF, Chrome, Safari, Opera. This plugin has not been tested on IE6 or 7.

Upgrading to Pro version

You must deactivate Lite version before activating the Pro version. Otherwise worpress will throw a warning that you can not redeclare a specific class when you try to activate Pro version

Future

If you like this plugin and would like to request a feature then is the time to use the comments section or directly contact me. I’ve enabled comments for this post now so feel free to add your when and if possible.

Things you should know

When you activate/deactivate this Plugin, http://jaspreetchahal.org will be contacted to report activation. Plugin version, notification email and your website name will be sent. This is just to contact you when a new version is available for download. So make sure that even though you are using a Lite version and notifications won’t work still providing an email is handy thing. This applies to pro as well.

How can you help?

To guarantee future development and support for this plugin consider buying a Pro version which will help me with motivation that I need to keep going. I will atleast pay my hosting and internet bills. Or if you are happy using the lite version then consider donation using paypal. Hit the button below

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Downloads

Download permanently moved to wordpress.org

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/jaspreetchahals-coupons-lite/

 

Feature Comparison

 

 Feature  JC Coupon Lite  JC Cupon Pro
Themes  4  7+
Styles  1  6+
Ability to Print Coupon  No  Yes
Import Coupons  No  Yes
Widget  No  Yes
Add Post Meta box  No  Yes
Add Page Meta Box  No  Yes
Custom date formats  No  Yes
Categories Management  No  Yes
Extended search  No  Yes
Category short codes  No  Yes
 Support  No  Via Contact Me
24 – 72 Hours response
 Duplicate Coupons  No  Yes
 IE8 Support  Yes  Yes
 Coupon Expiry Notifications  No  Yes
 Donation Links  Yes  No
 Updates alert  Yes  Yes
 Wordpress Compatibility  3.3.0+  3.3.0+
 License options  Unlimited Sites  Single Server/Mulitple Server
License available

I hope that you like this plugin and leave a constructive feedback for me.

Cheers!

 

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Comments

  1. Hillary
    Twitter:
    says:

    Hi Jas,

    My jccoupon reveal Pro plugin is up to date with Version 5.0.1, but it is still generating phantom Pages for Coupon Details, Coupon on Page Load and Coupon Print. Is there anything to be done?
    Thanks,
    Hillary

  2. Hi,
    I use your pro version. The coupons work fine, but I often find I have mysterious new WP Pages entitled Coupon Print or Coupon Details or Coupon On Page Load. How and why do they get automatically created? I trash them, but they eventually return.
    Thanks!
    Hillary

  3. Hi Jaspreet. your plug in is just awesome for me till now and i would definitely buy pro version after sometime. but i have a problem with it. can you please tell me that whatever i write into the description it appears in white color which is not comfortable to read for customers. so is there a way to change the color of description? thats important for me. please email me the solution ASAP.

    • If you are planning to go for PRO then why wait man! Go pro. By the way the white text could be a another style interfering with coupon plugins CSS, its hard to say without looking at it. With PRO you get full email support for 1 full year.

  4. Maria Ramos says:

    Hi,

    Week ago I have asked for your permission to translate your JC Coupon plugin and I didn’t hear any from you since. I hope that you will find time to provide the reply, because we believe that the translation would be of a great use.

    All the best,
    Maria Ramos
    WebHostingHub Suport

    • Hi Maria,
      Sorry for not getting back to you on your previous contact. Thing is that there is no POT file available for this plugin. If you want to make an effort and send your translated version on to me that would be great.
      Cheers,

  5. Margarit
    Twitter:
    says:

    Is the plugin compatible with WPML?
    Thank you,
    Catalin

  6. Thank you for the great and nice and best plugin and great support .

    Best wishes
    Ashraf

  7. Hi, does your software keep tracks the # of times the coupons are clicked, viewed or printed by the user? I need to know if users are actually using the coupons. Thanks

  8. Hi JC,

    Whoo hoo! I upgraded and it worked! Thank you for great support!

    Now I’m going to test it out this weekend on my other websites. If all goes smoothly, I’m ready to buy a multi-site license of Pro :) I’ll be back in touch.

  9. There is a bug in this plug in. If I put a date for the expiry date and created the coupon it is shown a number in the Expiry field in “manage coupons” section’s table instead of the expiry date. If I use a custom text it will be shown properly there.

    If you know how to resolve this by editing the plugin let me know. As I know the code
    “.stripcslashes($coupon->expiry).”
    in jaspreetchahals-coupons-lite/jcorgcrjax.php belongs to this. I guess I need to modify this. But don’t know what to replace with. :D

  10. Hi,
    I have been using the lite version of the plugin for a while and I must says its great. I wanted to ask about making the coupons responsive. Is this possible, how to go about?

    Thanks

    Jamie

    • Any way to make the coupons responsive or might this be in a future update?. I’m looking to go for the Pro License.

      Thanks

      • Hi Jamie,
        existing styles will stay as it. I was thinking of adding a new responsive style. But nothing is final yet. still looking for how the new style should look. if you have any ideas, let me know.
        Cheers,

  11. I just downloaded your plugin for my new site. So far everything looks terrific! I do have a question though about the destination urls you input for the coupon. Is there a way to make these links no follow? I know the pro version has “masked urls,” but I’m really just looking to no follow the links. That’s the only change I really need to make to the coupons. Is there something I could input in the code to make no follow links? Any insight would be much appreciated!

    • Hi Tiffany,

      Links in PRO version by default are no-follow. I would say support me and buy PRO version :)

      Cheers,

      • Hello,

        I just tried purchasing the pro version ( the $65 one). Whenever I get to the check out page, I get the message “Sorry, your session has expired. Return to homepage” at the very bottom of the page. I tried this on numerous computers and on Safari, Firefox, and Chrome. It looks like the full page loads for a second (with the pay via paypal near the bottom), but then it disappears and I get that message. So there’s no way of me actually purchasing the pro version. Is there a way around this? Thanks.

        • Hi Tiffany,

          I think latest wp update killed some database table definition. I did a repair and it seems to work ok now.

          Can you please try again and let me know if that worked for you?

          Cheers,

  12. Hello again!

    I have reinstalled JC coupon lite and was thrilled to find that a shortcode was created. All was working just great until I did a test. The coupon code does not copy to the clipboard. I tried both the hidden code and visible code version. If only this would work I’d be happy to upgrade to the pro version. I am using wordpress 3.6. and have not upgraded as yet to 3.6.1. Please help!
    Much thanks,
    Hillary

  13. Hi,
    Can the coupon be serialized with a number or code to prevent multiple uses or print outs?

  14. Hillary
    Twitter:
    says:

    Hi,

    I am testing the free version of your plugin and the directions seem easy, but when I create a coupon nothing happens. I see a “working” bar so I imaging my coupon is being created, but I cannot find it. I must be missing something quite simple. Thanks!
    Hillary

    • There are no specific reason why that would happen. Plugin is tested with multiple themes and multiple plugins. It is hard to comment without knowing how your wp is setup
      Cheers,

  15. I am currently using the free version of this plugin and once I updated the wordpress version to wordpress 3.6 and after changing the theme to twentythirteen, seems this plug in not working properly.
    I mean even I hide the coupon code half of the coupon code already shown before click on the coupon and the white color font of “SHOW COUPON” or “ACTIVATE OFFER” changed to red which is not good.
    It seems there are some CSS changes to do to work the plugin properly with the twentythirteen theme.
    Can you please check this and fix it and release a newer version ASAP?

    • I am working on an update to PRO version atm. I will check 2013 compatibility with LITE in good time.
      Cheers,

      • I have few more suggestions to do in next JC Coupon Lite edition update

        1. Allow to make coupon codes which have more than 12 characters
        2. Add an option called “None” in the “pick expiry date” field which will make us easy to create non expiring coupons
        3. Search option to search coupons by coupon name

        Then I can surely say that this is will be the best free WordPress coupon plugin IMO.

  16. Kathie Zaccaria says:

    Hi,
    I am considering purchasing the Pro version but have some questions.
    1.) I see that you have a print style format, but was wondering if any of the others style are print capable. 2.) Can an image, such as a logo, but uploaded onto a coupon? 3.) Can the dimensions of all coupons styles be changed to accommodate additional text?

    Thank you!

    • Hello,
      1. Print style format is the one that is linked from other styles. So other styles are not as such printable. unless user wants to print the page itself.
      2. logos can be uploaded to a coupon but only for style 7.
      3. dimensions are pretty much fixed other than style 1 and 5 (which as I said can be modified)

      If you have any other question please let me know by sending a Blog contact (http://jaspreetchahal.org/contact-me)
      Cheers.

  17. George S. says:

    Hi,
    I am adding coupons to our existing discount dining site. These would be similar to Groupon purchases so I would want the coupon to be serialized with a number or code to prevent multiple uses or print outs. Can your plugin accommodate this?
    Thx

  18. Evan Caulfield says:

    How can we change he dimensions of the coupon , we need 250X250
    Evan

  19. Jimmy Brown says:

    Does the Pro Version offer a shortcode to display coupon codes from a category?

    I have a retailer with 30 or so coupons. I would like to display it all on one page sorted by a certain criteria.

    Is there a future in the pipeline that allows users to submit coupons?

    • Hi Jimmy,
      You can display all coupons under a given category on a single page. there is definitely a shortcode for that and a widget is there to help you out on create post page.
      I never thought about user submissions because that itself will require its own theme and all, just creating coupons and displaying them may not be enough with user submissions.
      If you have any ideas please let me know but I want to keep this plugin simple and easy to use and cannot guarantee that I will implement it, but if the requirements are clear and other can benefit from it then who knows.
      let me know if you have any other question.
      -jas

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