Customizing WooCommerce emails via the WordPress dashboard is not easy and – sometimes – not possible. For example, you can’t edit or add content to them unless you’re familiar with code.
Well, here’s a quick example to learn how to add content to any WooCommerce default order email. In this case study, our goal is showing an upsell to get buyers to go back to the website and buy with a coupon code. Enjoy!
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A client of mine wanted to add some text to the thank you page, the page that customers see after they place an order via the default WooCommerce Checkout page.
In this case scenario, they wanted to add a special coupon discount in order to entice buyers to go back to the website and buy again. Enjoy!
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This is a cool function you can apply to any payment gateways for any order threshold. for example, you may want to disable bank transfers if orders are below $10, or disable PayPal payments if orders are above a certain cart total. Here’s what I did. Continue reading WooCommerce: How to Disable PayPal on Orders Above $100
This is quite an annoying thing in WooCommerce when you have just a few products.
Besides, if you only have 1 product in a given category, the notice “Showing the Single Result” will appear on top of the category page.
So, how do we remove the whole “Showing 1–15 of 178 results” element from the Shop, Category, Tag and product loop? Here’s the fix. enjoy!
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Here’s how to remove those annoying “yellow” product category counters in the WooCommerce shop / category / loop pages. You will find several versions of this snippet all over the internet…. but in case you haven’t found it yet, here’s the simple one-liner PHP code you need to add to your functions.php file.
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A WooCommerce client wanted to show some text in the checkout page, and specifically “Please allow 5-10 business days for delivery after order processing.” so that customers are aware of how shipping works. This is a vital information you should disclose on every page of your ecommerce website, and of course on the checkout page too. Continue reading WooCommerce: Add Shipping Notices on Checkout Page
A client of mine decided to add a little notice (“30-day return policy offered”) just above the Add to Cart button on the WooCommerce single product page. There is no need to say this will allow her to increase the click-through rate and her sales conversion rate. Continue reading WooCommerce: Display Content Above Add to Cart @ Single Product Page
Interesting topic. A client of mine asked me to remove the image from only one single product page – but not from ALL product pages. The same story applies if you want to apply CSS changes to any specific WooCommerce page. Here’s how I did it.
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WordPress automatically limits your PHP memory to 40MB. This may result in your WooCommerce website being slow to process information, searches, product uploading and so on. Continue reading WooCommerce: Fix WP Memory Limit issue
It took me ages to find a way to import ALL California tax rates into WooCommerce. I started by hand, and after a while I said to myself “California is crazy! I wouldn’t want to be an accountant there!”.
As usual, I looked for existing free and premium plugins, but I decided to do it my way. this tutorial gives you a ready-made CSV with all California US tax rates (as of 9 August 2014). Yes, it’s out of date, but you can download it, see how it is built, revise it with the correct rates, and follow the tutorial. Continue reading WooCommerce: Import California Tax Rates (.csv)
A client asked me to add a “Free Shipping” notice under each WooCommerce product on the Shop Page. This can increase your click-through rate and hence your sales conversion rate. Here are a couple of PHP and CSS snippets so that you can implement this helpful edit. Continue reading WooCommerce: Add Text Under Each Product @ Shop Page
JetPack sharing (and other social media sharing plugins) allow you to add social media sharing to your woocommerce products. However, the sharing buttons will only show at the bottom of the “Long description”.
How to move that up a bit, say between the short description and the product tabs? Simply add this function to your functions.php file editor: Continue reading WooCommerce: Move Social Sharing @ Single Product Page
The “Additional Information” tab on the single product page is somewhat annoying and, honestly, quite useless.
There are 2 simple methods to “hide” it or delete it completely: a CSS and a PHP solution. In the first case, you can input the code in your style.css; in the second case use your child theme’s functions.php.
However, Always remember that PHP is better than CSS: with CSS you load the element and then hide it, while with PHP you stop the element from loading. Clearly, PHP is a better way to do it!
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WooCommerce database already stores the number of products sold for you.
Therefore, you may want to show such number on the product page, close to the Add To Cart button. As we’ve seen in my book Ecommerce and Beyond, showing the number of sales for each product can increase your sales conversion rate.
All you need is pasting the following code in your functions.php. Enjoy!
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When optimizing a WooCommerce website with the excellent YOAST SEO plugin for WordPress, I noticed that building “templates” for titles and meta descriptions is not that easy. Mostly when you want to input the product category and the product title.
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WooCommerce allows you to limit shipping by countries (or “allowed” countries). However, say your business is based in Pennsylvania, USA (PA) or in one of the Australian states. You may want to limit shipping to a state only.
All you need is pasting the following code in your functions.php Continue reading WooCommerce: Limit Shipping to One State Only
You may want to force users to login in order to see prices and add products to cart. That means you must hide add to cart buttons and prices on the Shop and Single Product pages when a user is logged out.
All you need is pasting the following code in your functions.php (please note: your theme may have overwritten some default WooCommerce functions, hence the code below may not work. Contact me if you need custom code). Enjoy!
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You may want to disable the WooCommerce variable product price range which usually looks like $100-$999 when variations have different prices (min $100 and max $999 in this case).
With this snippet you will be able to hide the highest price, and add a “From: ” prefix in front of the minimum price – variable products with a single price (i.e. all variations have the same price) will keep their original format.
Simply paste the following code in your child theme’s functions.php and enjoy!
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You may want to disable payment gateways depending on the user role or user capability. For example, you may want to disable PayPal for “user role: shop_manager” or enable a specific gateway for “user role: customer”. All you need is pasting the following code in your functions.php
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If Free Shipping is available, you possibly don’t want to show the other premium shipping options. WooCommerce shows by default all shipping rates that match a given shipping zone, so it’s not possible to achieve this from the settings alone.
Thankfully, the “woocommerce_package_rates” filter allows us to manipulate the shipping rates before they are returned to the frontend. In this example, we will disable all shipping methods but “Free Shipping” so that free shipping remains the only possible choice.
Here’s the code to add to your functions.php. Enjoy!
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