WooCommerce: Redirect Product Category Pages

Maybe because you have only one product category and therefore search engines would find duplicate content (Shop page = Category page) and penalize your website.

Or maybe because you use advanced product filters and you prefer customers to see the filtered view “by category” (e.g. “example.com/shop/?_product_category=tables“) as opposed to the default category pages ( “example.com/product_category/tables” ).

Either way, it is possible to programmatically redirect all product category pages to a given page or to a relevant URL with parameters – and here’s the fix. Enjoy!

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WooCommerce: Disable Single Search Result Redirect

You have a WooCommerce product called “VREIUTERTKXYU“. You search for “VREIUTERTKXYU” (exact match). WooCommerce, by default, redirects you to the single product page as there is only 1 possible search result (as opposed to sending you to the search result page).

In today’s tutorial, we will be deactivating this WooCommerce function and go back to the normal (at least, to me) behavior: even if there is an exact match in a search (single search result), we still want to display the search page.

The screenshot that follows gives you a working proof, once the snippet you find below is active. Enjoy!

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WooCommerce: Single Product Page Redirect for Logged In Customers

If you sell one-off products like online courses, lifetime memberships or unique pieces that can only be purchased once by a given customer, maybe you’d better redirecting the logged in customer who has purchased that product to a custom URL, such as the shop page, the “my courses” page for online courses or another customer-specific section.

With this easy snippet you’ll learn how to see if a user is logged in and has purchased a given product ID and then how to do a safe PHP redirect. Enjoy!

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WooCommerce: Custom Add to Cart URLs – The Ultimate Guide

In WooCommerce you can add a product to the cart via a custom link. You just need to use the “add-to-cart” URL parameter followed by the product ID.

This tutorial will show you how to create custom URLs to add simple, variable and grouped products to the cart – as well as defining the add to cart quantity and an optional redirect.

You will be able to see each possible scenario, and also copy/paste the custom URLs so that you only need to replace product IDs and quantities.

I strongly recommend you read through all the post comments in case you’re not sure about something – many people have asked the same questions over and over again e.g. “Is it possible to add more than 1 product to the cart?” (to which the answer is “no”, unless you install a custom plugin) or “Why does my product get added twice?

With this guide it’s much easier to place WooCommerce add to cart buttons on custom landing pages, pricing tables, blog posts, external websites, and so on. Enjoy!

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