WooWeekly #421: Multiple Stock Locations, Additional Store Address

Hello there,

Welcome back to WooWeekly, your weekly appointment with WooCommerce tutorials, tips and updates handpicked for you (and the other 17,343 subscribers) so that you can learn something new.

At last, I’m writing this newsletter from my new apartment. I remember we purchased in November 2021, and only last Saturday we were able to move in :O It’s been a roller-coaster; honestly, though, I believe this is the last move of my life so I’ll take it! And yes, to all my clients, blog commenters, partners, Bloomer Armada fans and any people who emailed me, I’m SORRY that I wasn’t as fast as usual. I’m slowly regaining time and energy and will make up for it soon.

Anyhow, back to Woo now… enjoy!

Rodolfo


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1. Brand New WooCommerce Tips

WooCommerce: Additional Stock Inventory Location

This amazing workaround will add a second input number in the product settings, redefine stock quantity and status on the frontend by summing up stock 1 + stock 2, and finally decrease stock 1 until it goes to 0, after which it will decrease stock 2. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Additional “Store Address” @ General Settings

In this tutorial, we will add a new “Warehouse Address” section and address fields under the “Store Address” settings, and also see how we can easily retrieve this custom address so that you can display it anywhere. Enjoy! ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer


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2. ICYMI: WooCommerce Articles

WooCommerce: Stock Quantity in a Shortcode

Let’s build a simple shortcode to display the stock quantity in other sections of the website, that can automatically update the output, so that you never need to worry about changing that piece of content ever again. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Disable Restocking @ Order Cancelled

Here’s a PHP one-liner that can immediately disable this default behavior, so that you can avoid the automatic restocking (and maybe doing it manually based on your business rules). ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Turn Checkout Into a Quote System

There are certainly ways and plugins to turn WooCommerce into a quote engine, but today I want to share a super simple workaround that could be helpful to many. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Hide “Shipping Via ___” @ Thank You Page, View Order Page

Especially when you do a lot of custom shipping, showing the shipping method title may not be a good idea. Honestly, the default “via ___” suffix beside the shipping cost doesn’t make much sense anyway. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Resend Any Order Email

Well, today we will see how to add a “Resend whatever email” function under the “order actions” on the single order edit page. Of course, make sure you switch the billing email to yours, otherwise the customer will get these emails and not you. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Automatically Cancel Orders

The problem is – what if you don’t want to use the “Hold Stock Minutes” thing, and even better, what if you don’t use stock management at all? In that case, orders won’t be marked as cancelled automatically. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer


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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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