Why you shouldn’t rely on WooCommerce to send emails

…cess can error out and the emails won’t be sent at all.  If your WordPress installation is sending out a large volume of emails—and a popular WooCommerce site would most likely be sending a steady, heavy volume of emails—that can cause problems for you with your hosting provider. Many impose email limits (and limits on how many emails can be sent simultaneously), so they may respond by throttling your sends even further—or suspending your account…

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month in review

September in Review

…calendar dates rather than based on a length (ie 6 months). Subscriptions Installments – Membership access can now be de-coupled from Subscription billing, adding support for installment plans. For example, you can have a 3 month, 3 payment subscription, but grant 1 year of access. Chris Lema wrote a great overview about why you might want or need this set up. CLI Support – This one’s for the devs 😀 We have a CLI command reference available, and…

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Guide for Upgrading to WooCommerce 2.1

…isplay in the catalog can also be inclusive or exclusive of tax. The pages installed by default have also changed, which greatly simplifies plugin setup. The only pages now installed are the “Shop”, “Cart”, “Checkout”, and “My Account” pages. You may want to double-check that you have these four pages with the appropriate shortcodes on them (remember, you won’t need all of the shortcodes from that link – the docs are not updated yet). Sub-pages, s…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce Memberships 1.9: Paving the way for Teams

…en noticing that many Memberships users create several plan rules in their installations. However these rules frequently overlap, and their organization could be simplified by just grouping these together. This is partially due to the fact the rules are often created from the content (post, product) edit screen and not from the plan edit screen. This has been a shortcoming of Memberships, as the plan rules thus created would just stack up rather t…

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SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

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

…ns, $user_membership ) { $integration = wc_memberships()->get_integrations_instance()->get_subscriptions_instance(); if ( $integration->is_membership_linked_to_subscription( $user_membership ) ) { $subscription = $integration->get_subscription_from_membership( $user_membership->get_id() ); $actions[‘view-subscription’] = array( ‘url’ => $subscription->get_view_order_url(), ‘name’ => __( ‘View Billing’, ‘my-textdomain’ ), ); $actions[‘view’][‘name’…

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Hide Certain WooCommerce Sub-Categories in Catalog

…all subcategories on the shop page. If you want finer-grained control, for instance displaying only certain subcategories on the shop or particular subcategories on a given category catalog page, you’ll need to write a little custom code, and there are a couple of approaches you can take. The existing limited controls, found in WooCommerce > Settings > Catalog, which allow you to hide all or none of the subcategories: WooCommerce > Settings > Cata…

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Create a “My Memberships” section shortcode with WooCommerce Memberships

…put this area that Memberships uses itself: wc_memberships()->get_frontend_instance()->get_members_area_instance()->my_account_memberships(); We’ll make a shortcode to output this and then wrap it in a div with the CSS class woocommerce so it’s styled automatically like a WooCommerce table: Now you can use [wcm_my_memberships] within your content anywhere that shortcodes are expanded, and this area will render if a user has 1 or more memberships….

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce Sequential Order Numbers Pro Released

…xtra features included in the Pro version, and those with the free version installed can easily upgrade to the Pro by simply installing Pro, deactivating the free one, and activating the Pro one. Your order numbers will pick right back up where they left off, or you can continue from a higher number, and you can add your custom prefix/suffix. Visit the WooCommerce shop to read the full documentation and find this and many more great WooCommerce pl…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

New Extension: WooCommerce Product SKU generator

…one else wants the same functionality for Shipwire (or a similar service). Installing the plugin and activating it will disable the SKU field so that you can no longer edit it for products (or variable parent products). This is because updating a product will cause a new SKU to be generated from the product slug, so your SKU will be overridden anyway. Only use this plugin if you don’t need to manually manage SKUs. All products will have SKUs gener…

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WP Development

WordPress Comments Feed 404 Fixed

…there before you start blaming plugins and permalinks; as an experiment I installed a fresh Wordpress 3.3, did not install any plugins, left all defaults, deleted the default comment from Mr. Wordpress, and sure enough http://127.0.0.1/?feed=comments-rss2 returned a 404. The Easiest Solution Just chill and don’t worry about. Seriously, it’s a 404 on a single RSS feed that will resolve itself the next time someone leaves a comment; it’s not worth…

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