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I’ve spent countless hours in the last few days in order to figure some things out in regard to selling WooCommerce plugins on Business Bloomer. I had to find some workarounds for letting customers update my plugins from the WordPress dashboard as they’re not hosted on the WordPress repo… it’s been fun I have to say. Now the last step – my accountant wants to talk to me on Friday in regard to this new product line, and probably I will need to change something in regard to EU VAT handling. Sometimes, I think about this unnecessary bureaucracy and say: “why am I doing this to myself?”. LOL.
Anyhow, back to Woo now – enjoy.
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1. WooCommerce Tips & Tutorials
WooCommerce: Product Description in a Shortcode!
It may be helpful to show the long product description of a given product in a custom WordPress page or post, so that you can use it as a teaser or anyway as a way to save some time instead of rewriting the whole thing. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
WooCommerce: Disable Orders Table Row Hyperlink @ Admin
What’s annoying sometimes is that the whole row is a clickable link, so if you need to copy and paste some information you will end up actually clicking on it, and being redirected to the single order page. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
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2. ICYMI: WooCommerce Articles
WooCommerce: Change Address Format For a Specific Country
Now, what if you wanted to move the “company” before the customer name, or maybe have “address 1” and “address 2” on the same line, or move “postcode” to the last line? Well, thankfully there is a neat WooCommerce filter called “woocommerce_localisation_address_formats” that allows us to do just that – reformat any address for any country we wish. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
WooCommerce: Change “Buy Product” Label for External Products
So, here’s a super quick fix to override the “Buy Product” external add to cart button label to whatever you wish, without ever touching the manual settings. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
WooCommerce: Refresh Checkout Upon Any Input Field Change
In case you add custom checkout fields that may cause a difference in pricing, or you want to keep the checkout UX consistent, or you have some other kinds of logic, it may be useful to refresh the order review section after a change on any checkout field. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
WooCommerce: Add Content To Additional Information Tab @ Single Product Page
There are hooks, thankfully, that can help us display additional content in there, either above or below the attributes table. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
WooCommerce: Bulk Re-Send All Customer’s Completed Order Emails
This is an interesting snippet, as it features important functionalities: getting orders by billing email, looping through the results and re-triggering the Completed Order email whenever a specific admin URL parameter is posted. Enjoy! ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
WooCommerce: Upsells Custom Heading & Subheading @ Single Product Page
We’ve already seen how to edit the “Related Products” title and how to add a subheading below it; this time, we’ll do the exact same but for the upsells section, which shows on the Single Product Page once an admin manually defines some “linked products” in the product settings / upsells. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
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