Shipping returns

Using Local Pickup Plus to support curbside / takeout orders

During the COVID-19 pandemic, stay-at-home orders and social distancing are part of our new way of life. Many small businesses are working hard to find new and creative ways to do business, despite these unusual conditions. In addition to gift cards, supporting curbside / takeout orders is a great way to let customers purchase your products even when they can’t enter your store. While this model has been historically dominated by pizza shops and other…

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Promote memberships by applying discounts when purchasing the plan’s product

We know how important a quick and easy checkout is for driving conversions, so we’re excited to share a small but powerful update to Memberships: you can now apply membership discounts to eligible products when the cart contains a membership-granting product. When enabled, your customers will immediately receive the benefit of their new membership, instead of requiring that they first purchase their membership plan and then go back and complete the rest of their purchases…

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How can I require customers apply for a membership and approve their access?

While WooCommerce Memberships is flexible in how your customers can become members, it’s useful for some sites to let customers apply for a membership and then accept or reject their membership. This is desirable for merchants who want a great deal of control over who gets access to membership perks on their site. If you’re interested in setting up Memberships to require application and approval, please let us know! In the meantime, here are a…

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SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

Modifying review qualifiers with WooCommerce Product Reviews Pro

WooCommerce Product Reviews Pro is handy for gathering more feedback from customers as they review your products, which can help future purchasers learn more about items. Was the item too small or too big? Was the color as expected? What were you using the item for? In Product Reviews Pro, you can add these questions as review qualifiers. They’re added as dropdown questions in your review form. One question our support team got recently was:…

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SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

Using Dynamic Pricing with WooCommerce Memberships

WooCommerce Memberships has the ability to provide discounts for members. This is a popular way to provide perks or wholesale pricing for certain groups of customers. However, Memberships does not have complex sets of rules for for pricing, such as the ability to set discounts at tiers for membership products. You can use Dynamic Pricing for this sort of set up, as it lets you add pricing rules based on role, quantity tiers, and more….

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Manual payments

Processing WooCommerce payments for a customer

Our support team often gets asked a variation of this question: How do I process an order on behalf of a customer? I took an order for a customer over the phone, can I run a transaction for it in WooCommerce? I just accepted an order for a product with a custom price, and I’d like to charge the customer manually. Can I do it? I’m going to be charging for expedited shipping, so I…

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Adding Columns to the WooCommerce My Orders List

Time to start with our first Ask SkyVerge question of 2018 🙂 This question is from Houdayer: Is there a way to add shipping information in the table at MyAccount > Orders? Sure thing! We’re looking at the “Orders” menu in the my account page currently, which shows order number, date, status, total, and actions by default: The woocommerce_my_account_my_orders_columns filter lets us add or adjust the columns included in this list, so we can add…

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Selling internationally: A Guide to Landed Costs for WooCommerce

As a WooCommerce merchant seeking to expand your business, one option is going international. A world of opportunity awaits merchants who can tap overseas markets, and that opportunity is only growing. Global retail ecommerce sales are expected to total more than $4 trillion by 2020. Great news! WooCommerce merchants can now automatically estimate and optionally charge landed cost fees using WooCommerce AvaTax. Selling internationally can not only vastly increase the numbers of your potential customers,…

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