Received Email “IMMEDIATE ATTENTION REQUIRED: PayPal service upgrades”? Silicon Dales Customers Are Compliant!

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Clients on Silicon Dales hosting will be pleased to know that their e-commerce websites are compliant with modern security standards, and will work when PayPal (and their subsidiary company, Braintree) switch to using SHA-256. The technical jargon is long and complicated (see below!), but because we maintain our hosting, and keep it ahead of the most […]

WordPress & WooCommerce Tutorial: Remove Black Magnifying Glass Hover Mouseover Image

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There is a black magnifying glass on image mouseovers on some archive pages in WordPress > WooCommerce which a lot of our clients want removed. It makes sense: the icon suggests zooming in, rather than clicking to view more info on the product. Adding the following line to your theme’s Custom.css or somewhere else in […]

How to Customise Your PayPal Checkout with Your Logo

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If you use PayPal as a checkout, either on its own, or with other payment gateways and providers, in your online shop, or auction, chances are you’ll want to customise the look and feel of your checkout yo provide your customers with a more seamless transaction process. If you’re looking to put your own logo […]

WordPress & WooCommerce Tutorial: Remove “Showing All … Results” and “Default Sorting” from Shop / Category Pages

WordPress & WooCommerce Tutorial: Remove “Showing All … Results” and “Default Sorting” from Shop / Category Pages featured image

If you use WordPress and WooCommerce to sell products on your website, you may well want to remove the default sorting and/or “Showing All X Results” text from your shop and category pages – particularly if you don’t have more than a handful of products! The code snippets below will allow you to do just […]

E-Commerce Tip: Use Google Microformats To Encourage Searchers to Open YOUR Pages

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You can make your product listings stand out in Google’s organic search results by using Microformats top tell the search engine just what is in your page. Things like prices, in stock, ratings and reviews can all be highlighted in Google searches, and, in the case of images, ratings, and the words “in stock” this […]

Silicon Dales Now Official WooWorkers

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Silicon Dales are now official affiliated WooWorkers. What does that mean? It means we’re experienced at integrating WooCommerce with WordPress and customising WooThemes to work well with your product range. What does that mean? We can make you an online shop which looks great and has been tested by millions of users around the world. […]

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