SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

WooCommerce Memberships: Add “View Subscription” Action to My Memberships

Here’s a quick question we’d gotten in a support thread: How can I add a link to “Cancel” a membership with it’s subscription to the “My Memberships” table? Unfortunately, adding a link to cancel both a membership + it’s associated subscription isn’t really straight-forward — this is why the “cancel” action is removed in the first place when a memberships is tied to a subscription. This way, cancelling the billing record is the only way…

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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 group all products that shouldn’t…

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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 make purchasing decisions and learn…

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Creating WooCommerce Memberships Menus for Members

One of our popular Woo Ideas for Memberships is the ability to create a menu for members. We’d examined this for version one of the plugin, but we weren’t crazy about included a lot of the commonly used menu restrictions in the core plugin, so it wasn’t included at launch. We also know that a lot of memberships sites have role-based menu restrictions in place to begin with, such as Nav Menu Roles, and these…

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SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

Setting minimum and maximum input values with Measurement Price Calculator

A frequent question I get from developers using our Measurement Price Calculator plugin is along these lines: Can I set minimum and maximum input values for measurements? At present, this isn’t possible because (1) a UI for measurement attributes would be a bit tough to do on the current product page without being confusing, and (2) the inputs for measurements are currently text fields, not number inputs. The reason for this was to maintain the…

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Moving WooCommerce Upsells on Product Pages

Your WooCommerce products can have upsells assigned to them so that you can encourage customers to buy different versions or more expensive products while visiting your product page. You can add these under Product Data > Linked Products while editing a product, and the upsells will be shown at the end of your product description. However, most times this is at the bottom of your product page. What if customers don’t end up scrolling all…

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Create a “My Memberships” section shortcode with WooCommerce Memberships

Today’s question comes from Scott: Can I use or create a shortcode to have the “My Memberships” area outside of the “My Account” page? In other words, if I wanted to place My Memberships on a page other than the default /my-account page, would I be able to do that? This is an interesting question, as you could add the “My Memberships” table to a custom page on your site, protect that page for members,…

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Stop WooCommerce Customers from Editing Addresses

This Ask SkyVerge question comes from Bojan: I have a WC catalog site dedicated to a closed user (buyers) group only, so no unknown people can register. All users are preregistered by admin and no free registration is available. Now I need to find the way to remove the buyers ability to edit their data, everything except maybe First/Second name. All the other fields (Company, Address etc.) should be read only. Is this possible? We…

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WordPress development tutorials

How to Generate a Post Excerpt Outside the Loop

When you work with WordPress, you become pretty familiar with using the WP_Post object or objects for custom post types. For example, while working with WooCommerce, products use the WC_Product post object (or the object for a class that inherits this, such as WC_Product_Variation). If you’re in the loop while working with posts or custom post types, get_the_excerpt() is a beautiful function, as it returns the excerpt if it’s set by the user, and automatically…

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