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Minimum Amount for Category

Minimum Amount for Category Extension allows admins to set up the minimum order amount for individual categories that each customer has to meet before successfully checking out
  • Set up minimum order amount for products in a specific category
  • Show product category in shopping cart
  • Notify order with amount less than minimum order amount
  • Set up rules of minimum amount for products belonging to multiple categories
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Key features

  • Set up minimum order amount for products in a specific category

Magento Minimum Amount for Category enables shop owners to customize the minimum order amount for individual categories. To do so, admins can log in from backend, choose Catalog=> Manage categories, select category they wish to put the limit order amount on and fill in the minimum order amount they want for that category.


  • Show product category in shopping cart

Product category will be displayed in shopping cart. For products belonging to many categories, which category would be shown in shopping cart is depended on setting in backend.

  • Show a notification and hide “Proceed to Checkout” button when order amount requirements are not met

When the total amount of products per category in shopping cart less than the minimum order amount of that category, a notification will be displayed at the left top corner of the shopping cart page and “Proceed to Checkout” button will be hidden


  • Set up rules of minimum amount for products belonging to multiple categories

For a product belonging to multiple categories, the order amount will be the minimum or maximum amount among those categories. The choice of minimum or maximum amount is decided by admins in the backend. For instance, HTC Touch belongs to both “Cellphone” category (Minimum order amount $1000) and “Shirt” category (Minimum order amount $2000). If in backend, at “Select children category price”, admin chooses “Max Price”, then category of HTC Touch displayed shopping cart will be “Shirt” with minimum amount equals $2000.

Module also supports the setting of products in a category without minimum amount requirement while its parent category still under amount limitation. In this case, admin can easily choose to leave these products free from order amount restraints or make them follow the minimum rule of the parent category.

Why Magento Minimum order amount for category is your must have extension?

Considering marginal revenue and marginal cost an order could bring back, online shop owners sometime might want to set up a minimum order amount for a particular category so that only when customers’ total amount in shopping cart meet that requirement, can they proceed to checkout. Understand that demand, BSSCommerce has developed an smart module called Minimum Amount for Category which allow admin to put a minimum restraints on order amount of each category.

  • Encourage customers to purchase more

In order to avoid tiny order amount, setting the minimum order amount is the optimal choice. By configuring minimum order amount for different categories, shop owners are indirectly encouraging customers to purchase more to meet the order amount limitation.

  • Boost up your profits

Putting a limit on order amount per category means you are talking control over the balance between the cost and revenue each order provides. One side, you can elude order that its value does not worth its cost. On the other side, you force customers to buy more, which at the same time, maintains and even increase your marginal profits.

  • Easy configuration from Magento backend

Minimum Amount for Category is a extremely easy-to-use module with simple configuration at Magento backend. Users are also provided with enclosed detailed instructions and user guide that are very helpful in understanding more about the module.

  • Excellent support and free installation

For any purchase from BSSCommerce, you are always supplied with free installation as well as enthusiastic and professional support from our certified team. You can contact with us every time you are in need via Skype, Email support and Live chat.


  • uitstekend product, geweldige support
    dit is een uitstekend product, en de support is meer dan uitstekend

    From Magento Connect on January 24, 2016
    verified buyer
    Reviewed by edwinmannekes on 07 March 2016
  • Awesome!!!
    Excellent module ever, I don't expect more than anything BSS providing in this module! Thanks :)))
    verified buyer
    Reviewed by Pia on 22 November 2015
  • Convinient extension
    I can easily set up the number that I want to improve my website. Thank for support team, who helped me enthusiaticly in install this extension.
    verified buyer
    Reviewed by Finn on 16 November 2015
  • Many thanks to BSS
    Due to this extension, one of my big troubles is solved, thank BSS too much. Wish you be more success in the future.
    verified buyer
    Reviewed by Liam on 13 November 2015
  • Incredible extension
    First, I don't believe much because I have used many extensions before in other websites, they did not work well as in the advertisement, however, I still decide to try because of my friends' advice. And the result is incredible, it help me solve problems immediately and also I can create minimum number as I wish.
    verified buyer
    Reviewed by June on 05 October 2015
  • Thank you
    Thank for this module, my problems are solve, I do not need to worry about the loss I need to pay because the number of products is not enough to balance my business. Thank a lot!
    verified buyer
    Reviewed by Kin on 05 October 2015
  • Good quality!
    This module even work better than in your advertisement. Thank you for providing us this useful module. It not only work well but also help me solve my problem quickly!
    verified buyer
    Reviewed by Kiki on 25 September 2015
  • Helpful service
    I'm very surprised because of your helpful service immediately and help me solve problems quickly. Many thanks!
    verified buyer
    Reviewed by Marie on 23 August 2015
  • Awesome extension
    This extension helps me solve the problem that make me feel tired because of creating the revenue of online selling. It also brings customers' satisfaction that I do not think about before. Thank you so much and hope BSSCommerce develop well in the future!
    verified buyer
    Reviewed by JoongJ on 13 August 2015
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Release Note

v1.0.3: Fix bugs with price including tax