WooWeekly #391: Confirm Order, Product Configurator, Videos

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Welcome back to WooWeekly, your weekly appointment with WooCommerce tutorials, tips and updates handpicked for you so that you can learn something new. Enjoy!

~ Rodolfo Melogli (Business Bloomer) & David Mainayar (PeachPay)


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1. Brand New WooCommerce Content

WooCommerce: Let Customers Complete a Processing Order

What if we wanted our customers to complete (confirm) their processing order? Well, this is quite easy: we display a “CONFIRM ORDER” button under My Account > Orders, and on click some code triggers the status change.

WooCommerce: Why Use A Product Configurator Instead of Variations

This article will see some easy yet impactful ways to deliver a personalized customer experience and order customization. But first, let’s see how it can benefit your WooCommerce store. 

WooCommerce: How to Enhance Your Store With Videos

In this post, we will explore the benefits of videos for ecommerce businesses and how you can spotlight your WooCommerce site with videos.

2. David’s WooCommerce Highlights

Here are a few notes written by David of PeachPay, WooWeekly co-author:

The Holy Trinity of Inventory Management 

Small businesses lacking a structured inventory management process should check out Simple Inventory Management. This plugin has the holy trinity of inventory management: barcodes, scanning, AND location fields. Very much a unique combination in the WooCommerce inventory plugin category. On top of that, the customer support is solid, a mobile app (iOS) is concluding development, and the price is low. So stop micromanaging the inventory management process of your store or your client’s store, and install this plugin so you can take that well-deserved vacation. 

Keep Those Leads Warm and Toasty

If you want to learn how to send daily, weekly or monthly email digests, check out this guide. There are many reasons to send digests at regular intervals. Perhaps you are a plugin developer keeping leads warm by showcasing new plugins or plugin features. Perhaps you are a web developer keeping leads warm by showcasing new sites. Nowadays, if you’re not keeping your leads warm with an email digest, you are at a competitive disadvantage. 


WooCommerce: Check If Product Is A Subscription

So, how do we know if a given product ID is a subscription, and also whether it’s a simple or variable one? Here’s the quick solution – enjoy!

WooCommerce: Enable Advanced Coupon Features

So, in this article, we see the top WooCommerce coupon plugins you can use. But first, let’s learn more about the benefits of offering coupons to your customers. 

WooCommerce Function of the Week: get_ip_address

The get_ip_address function is useful for tracking visitors who aren’t logged in as they move through key pages in your store.

WooCommerce: Retain Field Values @ Checkout Reload

This annoying WooCommerce flaw is about to go away with a few lines of code. Either reload the Checkout page or go back to it later – your info will still be there.

WooCommerce Function of the Week: get_variation_prices

Today’s core function (get_variation_prices) will definitely help you save time while working with prices, custom notices, conditional logic and such

WooCommerce: Replace Variable Price With Active Variation Price

In today’s snippet, we’ll see once and for all how to replace the top right variable product price with the one of the current variation, while also hiding the variation price.


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  • Rodolfo Melogli

    Author, WooCommerce expert and WordCamp speaker, Rodolfo has worked as an independent WooCommerce freelancer since 2011. His goal is to help entrepreneurs and developers overcome their WooCommerce nightmares. Rodolfo loves travelling, chasing tennis & soccer balls and, of course, wood fired oven pizza.

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  • David Mainayar

    Co-Founder at PeachPay and with a background in economics, David has been obsessed with WooCommerce ever since he discovered its transformational potential for the entrepreneurial underdog. His mission is to help level the playing field for small and medium-sized enterprises as well as independent retailers. David loves travelling to central Europe, reading books by N.N. Taleb, and learning about ancient Roman and Napoleonic history.

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