Magento 2 Pricing Calculator – Use Cases with Examples

Magento 2 Pricing calculator extension by FME calculates the total cost of products in real-time as the user enters the desired measurements of the product. Some of the use cases are explained below with demos.

1. Calculate the Price Based on Length

If you are going to sell product by area. This extension will calculate the cost of the product based on the required measurements.

Example:

  • A user wants to buy a rope
  • The user must enter the required Length (meter, cm, inch, foot)
  • Once the user inputs the required length, the cost will be automatically calculated based on the length
  • If the user needs multiple ropes of the same length, then they will have to increase the quantity

Example Demo: Calculate the Price Based on Length

2. Calculate Price Based on Area Dimensions

If you are selling products based on area dimensions (L*W), this Magento 2 pricing calculator will calculate the total area and cost of the carpet based on the values entered.

Example:

  • A user wants to buy carpet for his room
  • The user must enter required dimensions of room – length & width
  • Once the user enters the value, this calculator will display the total area and cost of the carpet.

Example Demo: Calculate Price Based on Area Dimensions

3. Area Based Pricing for Configurable Products

If you are selling a variable product in different prices. Display all the variations like product color, size, etc. and assign different prices.

Example:

  • A user wants to buy a carpet in red color
  • Carpet is available in different colors like grey, blue, red, brown, green, etc.
  • User has to select the desired color & enter the required dimensions (Length & width)
  • The price will be calculated based on desired dimension
  • The price also varies with selected carpet color according to the pre-configured settings

Example Demo: Area Based Pricing for Configurable Products

4. Area Based Pricing with Custom Options

If you are selling products with custom options. This pricing calculator will not only calculate the total cost based on the product dimensions but also add the charges to the total cost if user chose any of the custom option.

Example:

  • A user wants to buy wallpaper sheets based on wall dimension
  • User will enter required dimensions of wall (Length, Width)
  • The user has also the option to buy supporting material for wallpaper sheets
  • Price will be calculated based on wall dimensions & price of the product given in custom option

Example Demo: Area Based Pricing with Custom Option

5. Volume Based Pricing

If you are selling a product by volume (length, width, depth). This Magento 2 pricing calculator will calculate the price based on the entered values.

Example:

  • A user wants to buy mulch
  • User will enter the required values (width, depth)
  • Price will be automatically calculated once the user enters the desired dimensions
  • Example Demo: Volume Based Pricing

Example Demo: Volume Based Pricing

6. Volume Based Pricing with Percentage Discount

If you are selling a product by volume (length, width, depth) with a percentage discount. This Magento 2 pricing calculator will calculate the price based on the entered values and deduct the percentage discount from the total cost. Total discount amount is also shown on the frontend according to the pre-configured settings.

Example:

  • A user wants to buy mulch
  • User will enter the required values (length, width, depth)
  • Price will be automatically calculated once the user enters the desired dimensions and percentage discounts amount will be automatically deducted

Example Demo: Volume Based Pricing with Percentage Discount

7. Volume Based Pricing with Fixed Discount

If you are selling a product by volume (length, width, depth) with a fixed discount and custom options. This Magento 2 pricing calculator will calculate the total cost based on the entered values, price of the selected custom option & deducting the fixed discount. Total discount amount is also shown on the frontend according to the pre-configured settings.

Example:

  • A user wants to buy mulch
  • User will enter the required values (length, width, depth)
  • Price will be automatically calculated once the user enters the desired dimensions, the fixed discount amount is automatically deducted and price of the selected custom option is added to the total cost calculated.

Example Demo: Volume Based Pricing with Fixed Discount

Some Other Examples with Demos:

1. How to Sell & Price Blinds

Users can purchase the blinds by entering values blinds dimensions (length & width) and this extension will automatically calculate the total cost.

Example Demo: Sell & Price Blinds

2. How to Sell & Price Tiles

User can calculate the total cost once the user enters the required dimensions (length, width) of the tile.

Example Demo: Sell & Price Tiles

3. How to Sell & Price Fabric

You can easily sell Fabric by setting the price per unit, base price and Input/Output unit (meter, ft, inch, etc) in the backend. Once the user inputs the required length, the cost will be automatically calculated based on the entered value.

Example Demo: Sell & Price Fabric in Meter

4. How to Sell & Price Flooring

User can calculate the total cost of a single flooring once the user enters the required dimensions (length, width) of the flooring. Set base price, price per unit and input/output measurement units.

Example Demo: Sell & Price Flooring in Square Foot