WooWeekly #434: Related products heading, External product stock, Cart notices

Hello there,

Welcome back to WooWeekly, your weekly appointment with WooCommerce tutorials, tips and updates handpicked for you (and the other 17,465 subscribers) so that you can learn something new.

I’m finally working on creating a plugin business out of Business Bloomer success, and I believe I found a good sub-niche within the WooCommerce extensions world. More to come in the next few days / weeks, but it’s exciting. Out of curiosity, what are the things you hate the most about plugins?

Hints: annoying renewals, pointless license keys and usage restrictions, hundreds of files, tons of useless functionalities, dozens of possibly breaking releases per year, irritating notices and upsells, unskilled support… what more?

Anyhow, back to Woo now – enjoy.

Rodolfo Melogli


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1. Brand New WooCommerce Tips

WooCommerce: Related Products Custom Heading & Subheading

Today I want to cover the actual “Related products” title (H2) and also find a way to display an additional piece of content right below it (subheading). ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Display Stock Status For External Products

So, how do we “manage stock” for an external product, and display the stock status on the single product page, just before the “Buy Product” button? ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Customize Cart Messages Easily

In this post, we will see what are the WooCommerce Cart Messages, when and where they are shown, why you might want to customize them, and how to do it. ~ Carles Martinwp-centrics

2. ICYMI: WooCommerce Articles

WooCommerce: Display Product Grid @ Order Emails e.g. Related Products

Bad news first – if you use the

shortcode inside emails that’s not going to work unfortunately. So, I want to fix this, and find a WooCommerce email-compatible way to show a grid of products based on a list of product IDs (for example, the list of related products based on the ordered items), and make sure I can actually see product images, titles, prices and a link. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Capitalize All Product Names

Maybe you have a mix of capitalized product names (“Red Square Table”), non-capitalized ones (“White round chair”) and all caps ones (“GREEN COUCH”), and therefore you’re looking for a PHP shortcut to fix this automatically. So, here’s a super simple solution to capitalize all product titles. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Duplicate Add to Cart Button @ Single Product Page

In case you have very long single product pages, it may be helpful to show the Add to Cart form at the bottom of the page or even inside the description tab. Thankfully this is pretty easy and only requires one line of code. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Add a Third Description @ Single Product Page

There are times when the “long description” and the “short description” are not enough on the WooCommerce Single Product page. What if you need to add another HTML content section – say – at the very bottom of the page? ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Show Related Products In a Blog Post!

It’s difficult to drive blog readers to the shop page, so I came up with a great idea – why not add a grid of relevant related products at the end of each blog post, based on the most used keywords? ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

WooCommerce: Edit Text Strings @ Order Emails

Today I’d like to teach you a quick workaround to edit the default email text strings such as the initial greeting (‘Hi Mary,‘) or other sentences (‘We have finished processing your order.‘, ‘The following note has been added to your order:‘, ‘Just to let you know — we’ve received your order, and it is now being processed:‘, etc.). ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer

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