New Plugin: WooCommerce Store Locator

Today we’re excited to release a new plugin for WooCommerce shop owners! WooCommerce Store Locator With WooCommerce Store Locator businesses can show customers where their brick and mortar stores are located. Using a search form, customers can find locations closest to them. The plugin can also be used to show a list of distributors or…

How to Set Up WooCommerce Demo Data

  If you need to evaluate a WooCommerce plugin or theme without a catalog of  products available, you might spend time adding products by hand. In this post we’ll show two ways to create demo data that will save you time.

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,…

Creating a WooCommerce Audit Log

  Large ecommerce shops have many parts needed to keep them running smoothly. Those items could include updating inventory, changing product descriptions, doing order fulfillment, or adding store coupons.  There are plenty of things to get done on any given day. Often shops benefit from hiring people to do work on their site. With more people…

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…

New Plugin: WooCommerce Advanced Fees

Today we’re excited to release a new plugin: WooCommerce Advanced Fees. With WooCommerce Advanced Fees store owners can define fees that are applied to the customer’s cart at checkout based on several factors. Before this plugin, adding fees required the help of a developer to have fees assigned to specific actions in the store. Now…