How to declare WooCommerce support in your theme

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Received a WooCommerce help SOS through our contact form, so here is the simple answer to a question we’ve been asked more than once! [HINT if you came here looking for actual WooCommerce Support <- visit the link! i.e. if you wanted help and support with your wc project] If you have WordPress + WooCommerce […]

Minimum Requirements for WooCommerce

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Below are the minimum requirements for WooCommerce and (by extension) WordPress. Some are taken from WooCommerce, some from WordPress, and also, some, we are adding as recommendations. It should be apparent, below, which is which! Before getting started, if you’re here to assess a WooCommerce host, then you may be interested to check out our […]

Silicon Dales New Website December 2017

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Silicon Dales has a new website. The focus during this re-build was on clarity and speed. We want potential clients and search engines to know what we do, as quickly as possible. What’s new? A new homepage condenses all our service information down to four main client pinch-points: “Build me a full WordPress website” “I’d […]

Local Time in London – Display in a WordPress website

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A long while back, I wrote a short piece about how to make Linux servers set their local time to Europe -> London, which you can find here. Today, I’m going to show you how to post a quick snippet into your WordPress to allow you to display what the local time is anywhere in […]

Case Study: Update WooCommerce for Reflex Nutrition

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Reflex Nutrition engaged Robin Scott from Silicon Dales to update a complex WooCommerce store using the full staging & testing process outlined here, to ensure a seamless upgrade. So who are Reflex Nutrition? Reflex Nutrition has been producing the finest sports supplements since 1996. We are committed to creating unsurpassable, innovative products across all nutritional groups […]

Case Study: Corporate Microsite for ThyssenKrupp Supply Chain

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ThyssenKrupp engaged Robin Scott from Silicon Dales to create a WordPress-based microsite for their Supply Chain business, from PSD designs, within just 3 working days. thyssenkrupp strives to be the preferred provider of supply chain services for the manufacturing industry in North America. Part of a global conglomerate of more than 670 subsidiaries, ThyssenKrupp have […]

Get 30% off EVERYTHING from WooCommerce Black Friday to Cyber Monday 2017

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WooCommerce are big fans of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday discount thing, to the extent where I’m sure you guys will wait for a few weeks in the autumn when it comes to buying a new extension for your WooCommerce store! 2017 is no different, and we now know exactly what the deal is: […]

Add a Padlock (or other) Icon into Checkout Button in WooCommerce

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We recently had a request to add a padlock directly into the checkout button in a WooCommerce checkout, so I’m posting a snippet, below, which will allow you to do just that. Please note that several plugins add their own “checkout now” text, which is not the subject of today’s lesson, so you may want […]

Professional Plan Features on Jetpack – the Official Plugin for WordPress

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We’ve recently started testing features on Jetpack – the massive plugin from Automattic (the people behind WordPress). This mega-plugin does everything from SEO to social sharing, backups and video hosting. Linda Scott from Silicon Dales has been given a testing key to try out the Jetpack Professional plan features and you’ll see her test environment […]

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