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 […]

Remove “box” from around links and menu items in WooCommerce Storefront

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Are you looking to take out the outline (dotted or otherwise) from around menu (and other) links in your WooCommerce store – these links show up on click briefly, and look like this: Storefront added a host of accessibility features a while back – in version 1.4 – which specifically included adding these features to […]

WooCommerce Hosting – Top 5 Hosts For An Ecommerce Store

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Silicon Dales’ top five recommendations for hosting WordPress and WooCommerce. Clients often ask for our recommendation when buying web hosting for WordPress and particularly WooCommerce websites. Here, WooExpert Robin Scott gives guidance on choosing the right home for your WP site. The below post is published on 29 September 2017, and will be updated in […]

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 […]

How to Remove Obscure Payment Logos (Icons) from WooCommerce Stripe Gateway

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If you use the WooCommerce payment Gateway Stripe – and why wouldn’t you, it rocks rocks rocks! – and your currency is set to USD, you’ll notice that, as well as the common old Visa, Mastercard and American Express logo icons, you also see the not-quite-so-common Diners, JCB and Discover cards. On a recent project, […]

Sample Code – Adding UPS Tracking Code to Links

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Have you ever wanted to drop a UPS order tracking code link into your website (for orders) or email to customers, to allow them to “click here to track your order” and were wondering how to format this link? Well, wonder no more with a simple tutorial describing how to make exactly that! Sample Code […]

WooCommerce Accommodation Bookings – Hide partially booked dates from displaying red triangle

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The thoroughly excellent WooCommerce extension WooCommerce Bookings may be further extended with the addition of WooCommerce Accommodation Bookings to swap over days for nights, and to add a checkin and checkout time (i.e. to make the extension useful for hotels, bed and breakfasts and other “overnight” accommodation provider style bookings. We have a client using […]

Big WordPress Problem – Slow WP Admin / Uncached Pageloads Slow

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Some problems are first world problems. Other problems are big WordPress problems. We deal with some big WordPress customers, and often their sites can become slow. There’s sometimes a myth floating around that “WordPress doesn’t scale” or, more specifically, that “WooCommerce doesn’t scale” but there’s a reason I call this a myth… because it isn’t […]

How to make WooCommerce Send Shipping Details to PayPal

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If you use PayPal with WooCommerce and you have setup to allow buyers to ship to different addresses to the billing address, you may wish to use the delivery address in the PayPal side, rather than the billing address, for your labeling and order identification purposes, or some other reason. There is an option for […]

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