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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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Moving WooCommerce Related Items to a Product Tab

Back in action this week with some tutorials scheduled! First up, we have an Ask SkyVerge question today from Rebecca: You’ve got a great article on how to move product upsells to a widget. But what about moving them to a tab? I’d love your ideas on how to make the tab disappear if there are no upsells. Definitely possible! By default, the upsells are shown on the product page below the product description: We…

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WordPress development tutorials

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. However, we’ve run into any…

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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 they’d tried first: Get all…

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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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WooCommerce reviews + tutorials

How to Create a Simple WooCommerce Payment Gateway

This is post 4 of 4 in the series “Build a WooCommerce Extension” This series walks you through some of the beginner to intermediate skills you’ll need to build your first WooCommerce extension. Widgets, Part Deux: Create a Smart WooCommerce Widget Add Plugin Settings to WooCommerce, Part 1 WooCommerce Class Members Example: Create a WooCommerce Upsell Shortcode How to Create a Simple WooCommerce Payment Gateway Within our series on building a WooCommerce extension, we’ve talked…

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How to Print Invoices for WooCommerce Orders by Date Range

We’ve got a new Ask SkyVerge question today! This one comes from Thomas: Does Print invoices / packing lists have a date picker? For example, if I would like to print only invoices from May 23 to May 28, can I do this? This is an excellent question, and the answer is not right away, but it can with a bit of help. Print Invoices / Packing Lists allows you to print invoices, packing lists,…

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WooCommerce reviews + tutorials

WooCommerce Class Members Example: Create a WooCommerce Upsell Shortcode

This is post 3 of 4 in the series “Build a WooCommerce Extension” This series walks you through some of the beginner to intermediate skills you’ll need to build your first WooCommerce extension. Widgets, Part Deux: Create a Smart WooCommerce Widget Add Plugin Settings to WooCommerce, Part 1 WooCommerce Class Members Example: Create a WooCommerce Upsell Shortcode How to Create a Simple WooCommerce Payment Gateway When building your first WooCommerce plugins, it’s a good idea…

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