Changing WooCommerce Custom Order Status Icons

If you’re using the official WooCommerce iPhone app, you may have noticed that custom order statuses have their own icon when displayed in your order details: These handy little icons (designed by Jay Koster) can be added to your WooCommerce “Orders” page as well so they’re consistent throughout your shop and the app. Here’s a quick guide on how to add WooCommerce custom order status icons. You don’t have to be using the iPhone app…

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How to Remove the WooCommerce Default Sorting Option

Today’s Ask SkyVerge question comes from Loic: I like your Product Sorting Options plugin! Is it possible to remove the default sorting in an easy way using this? Removing the WooCommerce Default Sorting option on the shop and category pages is not part of our free plugin, but it’s easy enough to do using a tiny bit of code. Remember to add this code appropriately as per our How to add Custom Code tutorial! The…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce SKU Generator Updates

Hello! We’ve got a quick update notice today: our WooCommerce Product SKU generator has been updated to version 1.1 this week. Previously, the WooCommerce SKU generator would allow you to generate simple / parent product SKUs automatically using the product slug (for example, the URL for the product might be mystore.com/shop/sku-generator, so sku-generator is the slug). You could also use this to create variations SKUs by adding attributes after the slug. For example, a product…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce Order Status Control Available at WooCommerce

New extension alert! WooCommerce Order Status Control is now available at WooCommerce! You know all of those annoying little tasks that you have to do every day, and they constantly eat up little bits of time? Stuff that you do anyway, because it’s just a little bit of time, but it still adds up each day…stuff like tying your shoes. You could save this time with an improved system, such as slip on shoes, or…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce Order Exports Made Better

We’ve written two WooCommerce Order Export plugins and both have some pretty similar features. For both the WooCommerce Order / Customer CSV exporter and the WooCommerce Customer / Order XML Export suite, users can export customer and order data directly from WooCommerce that’s ready to send of to drop-shippers, accounting software, and other sources. One of the best features about each of these plugins is ability to automatically export orders on a schedule via FTP…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

New Extension: WooCommerce Product SKU generator

New product alert! We’ve released another free WooCommerce extension out into the wild – the WooCommerce Product SKU generator provides automatic SKU management for WooCommerce. We had a request from a customer to ask if there was a way to automatically generate SKUs for products rather than manually set them for each item in your shop catalog. Some 3rd part fulfillment services (such as Shipwire) require your products to have SKUs, and it can be…

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Tweaking the WooCommerce Order Admin: Searching For Custom Fields

The WooCommerce Order Admin allows you to search for orders by the following fields: order key billing first name billing last name billing company billing address 1 billing address 2 billing city billing postcode billing country billing state billing email billing phone order items But what if you want to search by another order field? Perhaps the order total? Well it’s as easy as adding something like the following to your themes functions.php: function woocommerce_shop_order_search_order_total(…

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How to Add Dimension Units to WooCommerce

This post was prompted by a recent question on the blog regarding how best to add custom units to the WooCommerce dimensions or weight options. While not a difficult thing to do, adding units is not trivial either if you don’t have much experience with PHP, WordPress or WooCommerce. This would be useful for adding, for instance, the foot as a dimension measurement to WooCommerce, which seems to be the most glaring omission. I’m guessing…

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How to Use WooCommerce’s Lightbox

[stag_alert style=”grey”]Update: As of version 2.0, WooCommerce is no longer packaged with the excellent FancyBox (I guess due to some licensing issue or something). I’m leaving this article up for those still on WC 1.6.6 and previous, and for historical purposes. To learn how to make use of the new WooCommerce-2.0 compatible lightbox, read on in the new and updated article How to Use WooCommerce Lightbox Part 2[/stag_alert] WooCommerce comes with Fancybox, a Lightbox implementation,…

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