WooWeekly #422: Bulk Replace, Custom Meta Box

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Welcome back to WooWeekly, your weekly appointment with WooCommerce tutorials, tips and updates handpicked for you (and the other 17,354 subscribers) so that you can learn something new.

All good down here, Christmas is fast approaching and Lorenzo’s grandparents are coming to Sicily in 9 days. I’m sure it’s exciting for all of them, except for me that I need to clean and tidy up the house before they arrive, lol.

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1. Brand New WooCommerce Tips

WooCommerce: Bulk Replace Product Inside Existing Orders

It’s a one-off operation that could take hours if it had to be done manually, based on the number of existing orders. With this simple snippet, however, you can edit an unlimited number of orders, and let the code replace ordered items. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Add Custom Meta Box @ Order Admin

So, here’s how we add a new “section” (meta box) to the single order edit page in the WordPress dashboard, and how we display some content in it. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: 4 Ways to Grow Your Sales With Omni-Channel Marketing

In this post we will look at how Growmatik, a WooCommerce marketing automation plugin, implements three features to make more effective campaigns in the most common marketing automation scenarios. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer


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2. ICYMI: WooCommerce Articles

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

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

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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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