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Repeating a Fixed Date Membership with WooCommerce Memberships

Howdy and happy new year, folks! The new year partly inspired this Memberships post, as an year cycle ends, and it’s likely that many of you Memberships users might have set up membership plans that are a year long. But how about plans that are set to start exactly on the 1st of January of any given year? Since fixed dates memberships were introduced in version 1.7.0 there is the Keep Reading…

Automatically Link WooCommerce Orders at Customer Registration

We got an question from Rob in our comments section on our post about adding registration prompts to WooCommerce emails that makes for an interesting tutorial. To summary Rob’s question: How would you reconcile a previous order when a guest user registers? In other words: say I buy from your store and use my email (test@test.com) at checkout. I then get this lovely email with a registration prompt, so I Keep Reading…

Screen ID checks with WordPress Submenu Pages

Chances are if you’ve read our series on adding plugin settings to WooCommerce, you’re using an existing WooCommerce settings page or new settings tab to add any required configuration options for your plugin. If you have a more complex plugin who’s data will be accessed very often (such as Memberships or Subscriptions), you may even be adding a new submenu with a custom settings or usage page for your plugin. Keep Reading…

Get all WooCommerce Refunded orders

I ran into an interesting problem recently for a consulting project where the client needed to know what orders have had refunds processed in WooCommerce. While helping out with this problem, I found that there isn’t a great way to get all refunded orders at once, only to get refunds for a particular order. There are a couple ways you could approach this issue. Let’s start with the couple methods Keep Reading…

How to Add WooCommerce Custom Order Actions

If you’re building a plugin or internal tools for WooCommerce, it’s helpful to be able to run actions or shortcuts for order records, as this is what much of your day-to-day management is concerned with. Today we’ll look at how to add WooCommerce custom order actions so that you could modify order data, add information to orders, send order data externally, or run any general action that requires order details. Keep Reading…

Importing WooCommerce URL Coupons Data

Last week we released version 2.4.0 of WooCommerce URL Coupons, which adds support for importing coupon URL data. Our URL Coupons documentation has a guide to how importing should work, but we’ll go over it in a bit more detail in this quick tutorial. You’ll need to have both URL Coupons (v2.4.0+) and Customer / Coupon / Order CSV Import (v3.1.0+) installed and activated already. Building the Import File To Keep Reading…

Disable Repeat WooCommerce Purchases for a Product Category

We previously wrote up a tutorial on preventing repeat purchases for a particular WooCommerce product, or for any product in your store. However, based on the comments there, some merchants wanted to disable repeat WooCommerce purchases for a set of products, but not all products. In order to do so, you could use a product category to check whether repeat purchases should be allowed or not. This would let you Keep Reading…

Hide WooCommerce Product Reviews Until Purchase

We’ve got an Ask SkyVerge questions queued up for today from Sam: Is there a way to display the WooCommerce review tab only for customers who bought the product? That way users who never bought the product will not be able to see the review tab. Product reviews are one of the most important indicators of social proof for an eCommerce site, and they’re an excellent tool to help customers Keep Reading…

Prevent WooCommerce Checkout for Add-on Products

Today’s Ask SkyVerge question comes from Ian (I’m paraphrasing it a bit though): Is there a way to prevent purchase if a customer only has certain products in the cart? I sell ink cartridges as add-ons for printers, but these should not be purchased alone. I tried using a grouped product, but a customer could only order cartridges or remove the main product from the cart. Can checkout require another Keep Reading…

Add Member Area Links to the Sidebar with WooCommerce Memberships

When a customer has at least one membership assigned or purchased via WooCommerce Memberships, the customer will be able to see the “My Memberships” table via the account dashboard. This lets your members see membership information, and if you have the member area enabled, members can get lists of their available content, products, and discounts. However, some sites use both Memberships and WooCommerce Subscriptions and may want to remove this Keep Reading…