As one of the leading E-commerce platforms, Magento 2 has many powerful Marketing Tools. First we will dig deep to the field of Promotion, with two types of price rules to create a promotion. While Catalog Price Rules are discounts applied for products in category or product pages, Cart Price Rules are only applied after a product had been added to cart. Let’s take a look at these two types.

You can watch this video or read the tutorial below for more information.

Catalog Price Rules

In Catalog Price Rules, click Add New Rule.

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Rule Information

Create General Information such as:

_ Rule Name: Choose the name which describe the meaning of the Rule much.

_ Description: Give it some descriptions as you wish.

_ Status: Make it Inactive or Active.

_ Websites: If your Magento installation has a hierarchy of websites, stores, or views, you could simply choose those you want by clicking on them one by one.

_ Customer Groups: Choose the customer groups will be benefited from your Promotion Rule.

_ From – To: Choose the Time Limit of your Promotion.

_ Priority: If you have other Rules in same period, set the priority of this one (lower number means higher priority with 0 being the highest).

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Conditions

Don’t add conditions if rule is applied to all products. You can narrow the rule to specified categories or attribute sets. Just do this as the images below:

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And the result will be:

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If you want to add conditions for specified attribute sets, click and do the following:

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For categories, you can do the following:

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In case you want to combine more conditions, select Conditions Combination:

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Actions

You create your discount method here:

_ Apply: Select discount method, which can be: Apply as percentage of original, Apply as fixed amount, Adjust final price to this percentage, Adjust final price to discount value.

_ Discount amount: select the amount of discount.

_ Subproduct discounts: Select Yes to enable discount for subproduct.

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Finally, you can save and Apply this Rule to take effect.

Cart Price Rules

In Cart Price Rules, select Add New Rule.

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Rule Information

Create General Information such as:

_ Rule Name: Choose the name which describe the meaning of the Rule much.

_ Description: Give it some descriptions as you wish.

_ Status: Make it Inactive or Active.

_ Websites: If your Magento installation has a hierarchy of websites, stores, or views, you could simply choose those you want by clicking on them one by one.

_ Customer Groups: Choose the customer groups will be benefited from your Promotion Rule.

_ Coupon: Choose Specific Coupon or just select No Coupon.

_ Uses per Customer: If enabled coupon for Customer, you can set the limit use of coupons for each customer.

_ From – To: Choose the Time Limit of your Promotion.

_ Priority: If you have other Rules in same period, set the priority of this one (lower number means higher priority with 0 being the highest).

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Conditions

Leave blank if rule is applied to all products. First click to the button, then do as the following:

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_ Product attribute combination, choose from the cart attributes: subtotal, total items quantity, total weight, payment method, shipping method, shipping postcode, shipping region, shipping state/province, shipping country.

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_ If total quantity or total amount is fixed value for a subselection of items in cart matching all of these conditions, choose Products subselection.

_ Condition Combination is the same with Catalog Price Rules.

Actions

You make the value of the discount here. Notice these fields:

_ Apply: Select the discount method: Percent of product price discount, Fixed Amount discount, Fixed Amount discount for whole cart, Buy X Get Y Free.

_ Discount amount: fill in the amount for discount.

_ Maximum Qty Discount is Applied To: Select the quantity of products after which the discount will be applied

_ Discount Qty Step: For Buy X Get Y Free method, you need to buy a number of X in order to get Y free.

_ Apply to Shipping Amount: In case you want to apply discount to shipping also.

_ Free Shipping: Enable Free shipping or not.

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And you can make more conditions for cart items like this:

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Labels

You can set labels for your discount:

_ Default Rule Label for All Store Views: The name of label for your discount.

_ Store View Specific Labels: Choose what labels to have on the different store views of your site.

Finally, you can save and Apply this Rule to take effect.

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