Free shipping can be offered as a promotion, either with or without a coupon.
Coupons codes are used with cart price rules to apply a discount when a set of conditions is met. Coupon codes can be entered by customers in the shopping cart to receive the discount.
"Buy X Get Y Free" is set up as a cart price rule promotion and determines how many items a customer must purchase to get Y qty of the item for free.
Discount with Minimum Purchase
Cart price rules can be used to offer a percentage discount based on a minimum purchase. For example, apply a 25% discount to all purchases over $200.00 in a specific category.
Customer Groups Based Rules
You can use the setting to determine which customer group a cart price rule can be applied to.
You can use the setting to determine on which website a cart price rule is active.
Determines how many times the coupon code can be used. If there is no limit, leave the field blank.
Determines how many times the coupon code can be used by the same registered customer who belongs to any of the selected customer groups.
Specifies the first day the price rule is in effect. If left blank, the price rule goes into effect as soon as it is saved.
Specifies the last day the price rule is in effect. If left blank, the price rule continues indefinitely.
Determines the type of calculation that is applied to the purchase. Options:
Percent of product price discount - Discounts item by subtracting a percentage from the original price.
Fixed amount discount - Discounts items by subtracting a fixed amount from the original price of each qualifying item in the cart.
Fixed amount discount for the whole cart - Discounts the entire cart by subtracting a fixed amount from the cart total.
Buy X get Y free - Defines a quantity that the customer must purchase to receive a quantity for free. (The Discount Amount is Y.)
The amount of discount that is offered
Determines if additional rules can be applied to this purchase. Options: "Yes" or "No".
Maximum Qty Discount is Applied To
Determines the maximum quantity of the same product that can qualify for the discount in the same purchase.