New year

New Year, New Goals: Happy 2015 & our Year in Review

Happy New Year! As we move into 2015, we’ve been taking a look back on the past year at SkyVerge and focusing on what we’ve done well and what we could have improved to set our next year’s goals. 2014 was a pretty big year for us, as we’ve focused on building our team for the future, and have made several changes to our internal setup to support our growth for the future. While these…

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How to remove WooCommerce product sorting

We have a quick question today from Gabi: Hi. I’ve tried using your Remove sorting options plugin to remove my dropdown, but removing all options leaves the dropdown there. Is there a change I need to do to remove the empty sorting dropdown? If you’d like to remove some of the built-in WooCommerce sorting options, our WooCommerce Remove Product Sorting can easily do it for you. However, this isn’t the best option if you want…

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SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

Change WooCommerce Product Retailers Buttons

One of my favorite features of WooCommerce Product Retailers is that you can display retailer purchasing options with buttons on your product pages. This lets you list a product in your own store (or not if you don’t want to sell it yourself), and use your referral links elsewhere to generate revenue. Having buttons on your product page lets customers see all purchasing options at a glance and select where they’d like to buy from….

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WooCommerce iOS version 1.1.2

Hey there! We’d recently updated the WooCommerce iOS app to version 1.1.1, which fixed an irritating bug with phone number formatting. However, we’d noted that we had another patch coming in that post: We’ve also got a version 1.1.2 patch about to be submitted (remember, it takes about a week for Apple to review) that has a workaround for server incompatibilities with some hosts. If you’ve updated your API keys, but you can’t update order…

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WooCommerce iOS 1.1.1 released

Hi there! We just have a quick update for you today. Version 1.1.1 of the WooCommerce iOS app has been released. This patch release includes fixes for a few bugs, as well as phone number formatting being fixed for real 🙂 . We experienced a phone number formatting issues with some countries where a "+1" was being appended because the format was mistaken for a US number, so if you were one of the shops…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

Plugin Update Roundup

Hey all! We haven’t done any announcement posts on plugin updates recently since we’ve been backed up with support for Black Friday / Cyber Monday sales. However, we wanted to share a list of some of our recent plugin updates in case you’ve missed them in the changelogs! WooCommerce Social Login We’ve added a feature to Social Login to help you track which users have linked social accounts. You can now view a new column…

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One WooCommerce Theme to Rule Them All: Storefront

Hey folks! In case you haven’t been keeping up with WooCommerce updates, we wanted to share a pretty awesome thing they did with you yesterday. WooCommerce has released Storefront, which is an entirely free WooCommerce theme. And it’s fantastic. Lots of customers end up asking WooCommerce, “Which theme for WooCommerce should I use?” It’s a question we get at SkyVerge, and it’s one I get at Sell with WP frequently as well (which I also…

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iphone welcome

WooCommerce iOS 1.1 has landed

Before you read the rest of this article and get excited about the cool things the WooCommerce iOS app has learned how to do, please do one thing for me: Update your API keys for Read / Write capability, not just “Read”. You’ll need this. 😉 In which we make excuses We know many of you have been waiting for this release for a while, and we wanted to say that we’re sorry for the…

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How to Output the WooCommerce SKU via Shortcode

Today’s Ask SkyVerge question is from Ted: I’m trying to embed the WooCommerce SKU of the product being viewed into a link in short product description for that product. Basically, I’d like to pass the SKU (aka video ID) into a link over to a generic streaming video page. This is an interesting idea, and something that we could easily implement using a shortcode. As we can’t directly insert PHP into our post content, a…

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How to Add Content Below WooCommerce Featured Image

Here’s a tiny snippet based a question from Julie: How can I add a notice right below the WooCommerce featured image on the product page? It should say “click to enlarge” right below the image. There’s an action that you can use to add content below featured images, which can be used before or after product thumbnails. The woocommerce_product_thumbnail action is what will help us out. Let’s add a notice that says, “Click to Enlarge”…

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