WooCommerce Sage ERP MAS Connector Plugin Available

Update: We no longer sell or support this extension for new customers, but we have open-sourced the code for the integration. Please read this post for more details! SkyVerge announces the release of the WooCommerce-Sage Connector plugin. This plugin allows you to easily export order and customer data from your WooCommerce storefront to your WebServices-enabled Sage ERP MAS 90/200 backend, for order processing. WooCommerce orders are assigned an MAS order number, and WooCommerce customer records…

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Exclude Your Traffic From Jetpack Site Stats

I recently installed Jetpack by WordPress, solely because I wanted to use Site Stats, and even that I wanted mostly so that I could see my site traffic in the WordPress iPhone app. I quickly realized that Site Stats was tracking my own internal page views as I browsed around skyverge.com, throwing off my true page view/visitor numbers. Site Stats comes with some built in ability to exclude site traffic, but I found I needed…

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Double Notification and Comment Emails Explained

I finally took the time to investigate why I receive two notification emails each time a comment is posted at this blog. Granted, it didn’t hurt anything, but it was annoying to get the multiple emails on my iPhone. Initially I assumed the issue had something to do with my use of the WP-Mail-SMTP plugin (which I highly recommend if you want to use GMail to send your emails from WordPress), however it turned out…

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WooCommerce reviews + tutorials

WooCommerce Sample Data

A sometimes overlooked, but useful feature of WooCommerce 1.5.3 is the included dummy data file, which can be imported to create a number of products, and even attaches product images! This is useful when setting up test/development environments and you want a range of products available without having to manually create them. Step 1 – Locate the Dummy Data File The sample data file is included with the woocommerce plugin. To verify you do indeed…

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WooCommerce reviews + tutorials

WooCommerce Sequential Order Numbers

Update 5/25/2012 – While this free version of the plugin will always remain available, I now offer an officially supported “Pro” version which can be purchased from the WooCommerce shop: Sequential Order Numbers Pro. The Pro version has additional features including: start the order numbers at any particular number, set a custom number prefix/suffix with date pattern substitutions, set an order number length, exclude free orders from the order number sequence, and more. The Pro…

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How to Add Custom Product Tabs to WooCommerce

The free Custom Product Tabs plugin for WooCommerce lets you add a custom tab to the product view page. The new tab is easily configured from the Product admin page where you can set the tab name, and content containing plaintext, HTML or shortcodes. This plugin has been tested with the Wootique theme, but should be compatible with any WooCommerce theme. Create the Custom Tab View the Custom Tab Installation and Usage Upload the entire…

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WooCommerce vs. Jigoshop

If you’re considering ECommerce options in general, and especially WordPress ECommerce in particular, you may find yourself asking whether WooCommerce or Jigoshop is the best fit for your online storefront. Maybe these are the only two ECommerce solutions you’re considering, and just maybe you’re not even interested in reading a lengthy article comparing and contrasting and delving into the minutia of what are still two very similar options. If you’re merely looking for an anonymous…

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WooCommerce reviews + tutorials

WooCommerce 1.4 Released and Reviewed

As announced yesterday on The WooCommerce Blog, WooCommerce 1.4 (and in fact, the same day 1.4.1) has been released. I’ll do my best not to just rehash what’s found in that post, but as they said, for developers this is a big release, and big in a great way from my experience so far. It took only a few minutes to upgrade foxrunsoftware.net to 1.4, and the corresponding new release of the Wootique theme and…

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How to Exclude Traffic From Google Analytics in Magento

The Problem There are two typical ways of stopping your internal requests from appearing in and skewing your Google Analytics metrics. Both are outlined in this article from Google, but they boil down to two options: Filter by IP Filter by cookie Both are ok choices, but the first becomes unmanageable without a static IP, and doesn’t fit the laptop-based mobile development style that I prefer; and the second relies upon your ability to set…

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