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I’m just back from WCEU2023 – amazing as always… 2,500 incredible people and lots of business and non-business chats over the 3 days I was there. Also, Athens was awesome, and I got to do some sightseeing and fine dining as well.
What makes me feel even better is that next year we are in Torino, Italy, for WCEU2024! I’m sure I’ll find a way to help the organizers either as a team lead or a volunteer, because we want to make this the best WCEU ever. Wait for the announcements in the coming weeks, especially once the venue is signed off – so that accommodation can be booked asap.
Back to WooCommerce tips now – enjoy.
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1. WooCommerce Tips & Tutorials
I sell both consulting and non-consulting products on this same website, so it’s important for me to keep track of category sales year-on-year, especially when my goal is reducing 1-to-1 client work while increasing scalable product sales such as courses, plugins and memberships. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
Although this is a rare scenario, let’s see how easy it is to redirect customers directly to the single product page in case you don’t want them to see the category page first. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
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2. ICYMI: WooCommerce Articles
In this million-dollar tutorial you will learn how to update a custom (WooCommerce) plugin that you host somewhere, directly from the WordPress dashboard. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
In this article, our special guest Martin Ronfort, founder of Dr Tech, will share an overview of the strategies and processes that you can apply to your WooCommerce store and grow with ease. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
What I want to try (please test it on your development website first, and not on your live website), is a way to get an email each time WooCommerce logs an error, so that I can go in and fix it immediately. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
You know, that’s one of the biggest WooCommerce display issues. Products have images of different proportions, different title lengths, some have review stars and some don’t, making the “product grid” layout a big mess in regard to height. In this fully revised tutorial, you have 2 possible solutions – give one of them a try! ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
When logged out or if the logged in user has never done a purchase before, the WooCommerce Checkout page fields are possibly autofilled by the browser based on saved data / addresses. Let’s disable this. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
This is an amazing way to save time for the customer, as they don’t need to manually add each product to the cart. In the background, after a successful purchase, some magic code adds products to the order, sets their price to $0.00 (so that the order total is not altered), and saves the order. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
Thankfully, WooCommerce gives us a nice prebuilt function so that we don’t need to create the array of EU countries manually. On top of that, it’s easy to manipulate that array in order to add / remove countries for different uses, such as getting the list of EEA (European Economic Area) countries or SCA (Strong Customer Authentication) countries. ~ Rodolfo Melogli, Business Bloomer
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