Troubleshoot & Fix WooCommerce Subscriptions 2.1 Upgrade Issues

If you recently updated WooCommerce Subscriptions to the much awaited and hotly anticipated version 2.1, you may find that there are a few nifty new features. Things like automatically retrying failed payments are now a thing, and much more. But, as with any update, you may run into issues and incompatibilities. This will be particularly so …

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How to setup WordPress & WooCommerce on AWS using Cloudways

This guide is intended to show how to setup a WordPress and WooCommerce installation on Cloudways (a managed cloud hosting panel, which does most of the “heavy lifting” when it comes to setting up all the necessary components to run a cloud hosted web application). It contains our Cloudways referal link and also there’s our …

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Big WordPress Problem – Slow WP Admin / Uncached Pageloads Slow

Some problems are first world problems. Other problems are big WordPress problems. Slow WordPress Admin? Slow uncached pageloads? 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 …

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

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 …

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How to declare WooCommerce support in your theme

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! Declaring WooCommerce theme support is really important after WooCommerce 3.3.0 – if your theme does not contain this in functions.php, then there’s a good chance any woocommerce templates you add to …

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Getting your website ready for a busy sales period

Whether you’re an ice-cream seller or a Christmas decorations maker, every business has its busy times throughout the year. More often than not, these peak sales periods can be predicted. This presents a great opportunity for businesses to prepare and get ahead of the competition. Here’s a quick guide to getting your website ready for …

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How to get custom order statuses in WooCommerce

Ever wished you had a custom order status in your WooCommerce store? Did you want to add an “engraving” status, or an “out for delivery” status to your Woo store? Perhaps you wanted to message or email customers when you were doing some post-sale processing? Whatever you were looking to do, it you’ve made the …

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