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WooCommerce Low Stock Notification Per Product

WooCommerce will send the store administrator an email when a product’s inventory goes below a certain threshold. There are two global inventory thresholds that server for all products. These thresholds are named “Low stock” and Out of stock”. This global setting works great for most stores, but for some it doesn’t work as well as it could.…

How To Bulk Generate Coupons in WooCommerce

Creating a single coupon in WooCommerce involves clicking through a few tabs on a settings page and entering values into fields.  If you only need to create one coupon, the total time of creating the coupon doesn’t matter. Multiply the total time of creating a coupon by 10,000 or 100,000, and it’s a chore that will steal time away…

A shiny new plugin: Extra Shipping Options for WooCommerce

We’ve got some exciting news again! A shiny new plugin is available as of today: Extra Shipping Options for WooCommerce With this plugin you can add additional shipping options to the available shipping rates. These options are perfectly located to add options like expedited shipping, shipping insurance and delivery date type. Extra Shipping Options Within the Extra…

Advanced Checkout Fields for WooCommerce

New plugin: Advanced Checkout Fields for WooCommerce

Today we’re excited to release a new plugin: Advanced Checkout Fields for WooCommerce With this brand new plugin you can fully manage all the fields that are available at checkout in WooCommerce. For example, you can add new fields, edit existing fields, and even remove existing fields. This includes fields for Shipping, Billing, and the section…

How to Add Store Notices

  Custom notifications for customers can be a handy tool to create more sales or increase the average order total. For example, let’s say a store has Free Shipping on orders of $50 or more. If a customer has $40 of products in their cart, notifying them that they are $10 away from Free Shipping is useful to the customer and to the store owner. Most…

Setting Up Predefined Shipping Areas

WooCommerce offers a great set of default settings for payment and shipping. In some cases, you may want to set up predefined shipping areas for customers to choose from.  In this post I will show how you can set that up using code snippets/plugins. Setting Up Shipping Areas I’m going to assume that the current areas are not a…

How to Add a Code Snippet to Your Site

  Many websites out there, including us, are posting code snippets that can be added to your website to modify some sort of functionality in WordPress. Most websites post these code snippets without instructions on how to add them to your site. The contrary is true as most website owners never learned how to add code…

Set Up a Failed Order Notification for WooCommerce

  There are numerous reasons why an order may fail. The most common reason is an error in the payment processor. This could be a one time thing or maybe a glitch with the payment processor. In any case, it would be good to follow up with the customer. It would be a huge shame…

Setting Up Shipping Validation Rules in WooCommerce

  Setting up shipping in WooCommerce can be difficult. There are many different ways of shipping products into the world. If you’re using a shipping carrier like UPS, for example, you can integrate with their plugin in order to get live shipping rates from their API. If you’re not using a shipping carrier like that,…

Add a Quantity Field to the WooCommerce Archive Pages

  If you’re familiar with WooCommerce, you will know that by default the archive (category) pages do not include a quantity input field by default. The theme you’re using could include it, but not many do. For some webshops it doesn’t make sense to add a quantity field to the overview pages, while for others…