SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

How to Import WooCommerce Tabs with Tab Manager

Product tabs are a great tool for organizing your product data, which is why WooCommerce Tab Manager can be very helpful. While the ability to add global and product-specific tabs is useful, you may want to import your tab data instead if you have several tabs to create. This guide will show you how to import global and product-level WooCommerce Tabs with the WooCommerce Tab Manager. This tutorial is only relevant for tabs created with…

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SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

Using WooCommerce URL coupons with One Page Checkout

Our friends over at Prospress released an extension recently that we find very cool, and we’ve already integrated several plugins with it. One Page Checkout allows you to create a streamlined, minimal checkout process, and you can use a customized page or select a template to sell your products and complete checkout without ever sending customers to another screen. You can create landing pages, product tables, pricing tables, and more. Since this plugin helps to…

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Add Information to the WooCommerce Shop Page

Today’s tutorial will show you how to add information, such as custom fields or product meta, to the WooCommerce shop page. This can be really useful if you have product information that should be displayed before viewing the single product page. You can add the SKU to the WooCommerce shop page, display available inventory or stock status, show shipping weight, and more. If you’ve never added custom code to your site, check out our tutorial…

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Sort WooCommerce Products by Custom Fields or Post Meta

We’ve got a plugin that will allow you to add WooCommerce product sorting options (not to mention one that will remove core sorting options as desired), but you may need a more customized solution for sorting your products. In this case, you may want to sort WooCommerce products by your custom fields or by other post meta values. Let’s go over how we can add sorting options for custom fields that we’ve set for our…

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How to Check if the WooCommerce Cart is Empty

We had an interesting question the other day from a user who wanted to know if it’s possible to do something only when the WooCommerce cart is empty. WooCommerce core includes several handy methods that can help you out with this, but lots of tutorials show a cart-empty check with the $woocommerce global. However, this is only necessary if working with WooCommerce 2.0 or earlier. You can instead use the WC() global function to cut…

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SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

Display WooCommerce Cart Notices Outside the Cart

Our WooCommerce Cart Notices extension is geared towards helping you increase conversions and average order value. You can create notices that will encourage customers to add more to the cart to meet a minimum amount (for example, add more to get free shipping). You can also set up notices to encourage orders before a deadline, provide a message based on the referrer, or cross-sell / upsell products. However, these notices are only displayed on the…

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How to Change the WooCommerce Return to Shop Button

Here’s a really quick guide on tweaking your WooCommerce shop. Some of you aren’t using the typical shop catalog page to sell your product – you may be doing some cool things like using a pricing table or landing pages for your products instead. If this is the case, you don’t want the shop archive with your products in your store. However, your empty cart may betray you. There’s this insidious little button that doesn’t…

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WordPress development tutorials

How to Create a WordPress Shortcode

Shortcodes are a great feature of WordPress, and many plugins include their own handy shortcodes. For example, WooCommerce includes several shortcodes. These can allow you to create “Buy Now” buttons, insert products into blog posts, display related products or featured products, and more. While these shortcodes are really helpful, as are the shortcodes included by most plugins or extensions, it’s still very useful to create a WordPress shortcode for your own use. For example, I…

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How to Edit WooCommerce Templates

Prior to version 2.1, WooCommerce installed several pages with shortcodes into your site to display important pages like the cart or checkout. This let you use the WordPress content editor to add content either before or after the template was inserted. However, the issue with using so many pages is that they can accidentally get deleted or shuffled around (for example, you could accidentally change the parent page), which caused errors for some shops. Version…

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WordPress development tutorials

How to apply changes to a single WordPress page

Here’s a quick development tutorial on how to make changes to a single WordPress page or post. Let’s say that you want to change styling for one page on your site, but it doesn’t have unique class or ID for you to target in your stylesheet. You can use the is_page() conditional tag to target a specific WordPress page to make your changes. You can also use the is_single() tag to target an individual post…

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