Seller Groups Marketplace Add-On

Seller Groups Marketplace Add-On



Magento Platform
Open Source (CE)
1.6, 1.6.1,, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9, 1.9.1, 1.9.2, 1.9.3

Tech Specifications

Current Version:
Stable Build
04 July, 2017
Extensions, Sales, Marketplace Feeds
Supported Browsers:
Chrome Linux: 42, 43, 44 Mac: 39, 44 Windows: 39, 40, 42, 43, 44 Firefox Linux: 31, 38, 39, 40, 41 Mac: 31, 38, 39, 40, 41 Windows: 31, 38, 39, 40, 41 Safari Mac: 7, 7.1, 8, 9 IE Windows: 10, 11, 8, 9
License Type:


Seller Groups Marketplace Add-on allows the admin to create multiple seller groups with different permissions.

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Note - This module is an add-on of Webkul's Marketplace Module. To use this module, you must have purchased and installed Multi Vendor Marketplace first.

Seller Groups Marketplace Add-on allows the admin to create different seller groups. With the help of these groups, the admin can restrict the sellers from adding products in their store. The admin can allow sellers to add only a certain number of products or for limited amount of time. To add more products the sellers will need to pay for the subscription. After the end of subscription, the products are no longer visible in the store.

Use Case of Seller Groups Marketplace Add-On -

Using this extension, the admin can set up subscription business model in the marketplace. Where the sellers require paying the membership fee. With the use seller subscription, the admin can earn periodic revenues. The admin can set limitations basis on the number of products and time.

Features of Seller Groups Marketplace Add-On -

  • Add, edit or delete any number of seller groups.
  • Set the number of products allowed for each group.
  • Specify membership expire time in days.
  • Select subscription type as one-time or recurring profile
  • Sellers can use PayPal for doing the recurring payments.
  • Restrictions can be set for products, time or both.
  • Change group status as enabled or disabled
  • View all the associated recurring profiles of the sellers.
  • Set billing period units - daily, monthly, weekly, yearly.
  • Set billing frequency, maximum billing cycles, initial fees.
  • Error message is displayed when a seller adds a product after the end of the subscription.
  • When a seller tries to add more products than the limit specified, an error message appears.
  • After the end of subscription, the products are not visible in the store.
  • Payment for one-time subscription can be done using any of the available payment methods.

Workflow of Seller Groups Marketplace Add-On -

After installing the module, go to admin back-end. Navigate through System>Configuration>Marketplace>Marketplace Partner Group Options. Set the default number of products allowed and select check applied on products, time or both.

Now the admin needs to enter the PayPal credentials for the recurring payments. Navigating through System>Configuration>Sales>Payment Methods>Marketplace Partner Group Payment. Enter the PayPal account information and click Save.

Then to create seller groups, navigate to Marketplace Management>Manage Partners Group>Add Group. Enter the seller group information - name, no. of products allowed, fee, no. of days, set subscription type as Yes or No. Set the status as Enabled.

If the admin wants to set up recurring payments select Subscription type as Yes. Enter a description, maximum number of payments failure allowed, set auto-bill on next cycle.

Select billing period unit, frequency, billing cycles, initial fees and click Save Group.

On the front-end, when a seller tries to add product after the specified limit or time, an error will appear. The seller can go to My Account>Marketplace>Pay Group Fee>Select Seller Type. And make the payment either using PayPal or any other payment methods.

Benefits of Seller Groups Marketplace Add-On -

Since the sellers require to pay for the membership due limitation on products and time. The admin will be earning constant revenues through these subscribed sellers.

Demo - You can check the live demo here.

Release Notes

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  • Compatible with Open Source (CE) : 1.6 1.6.1 1.7 1.8 1.8.1 1.9 1.9.1 1.9.2 1.9.3
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    -------------------------------- Version 1.0.0 --------------------------------------
    - Fixed error in displaying error messages.
    + Added functionality to send email to seller when a new group is purchased, cancelled, expired, suspended.
    -------------------------------- Version 0.3.0 --------------------------------------
    - Fixed expire time save issue.
    + Added functionality to add one time membership group.
    + Allowed all available payment methods for one time membership group for group payment from checkout page.
    -------------------------------- Version 0.2.0 --------------------------------------
    + Payment with Paypal express checkout recurring payment.
    -------------------------------- Version 0.1.0 --------------------------------------
    + Admin can define seller to a group.
    + By group limitation seller will be restricted to product upload.
    + Admin define Seller groups like Platinum, Gold and Silver.


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