This challenging task (yet very simple at the end…!) was requested by one of my WooCommerce Support clients. As they trade in USA only, they wanted to force “numbers only” in the ZIP input field, so that letters would not be allowed. Strange WooCommerce doesn’t do this out of the box! Continue reading WooCommerce: Change Input Type @ Checkout Fields
If you have country-specific shipping conditions, or you want to show a message conditionally upon country selection on the checkout page, here’s a simple WooCommerce PHP snippet you can freely use. This can be slightly customized to target state selection instead.Continue reading WooCommerce: Show Message After Country Selection @ Checkout
Here’s a simple PHP snippet to add a fee to the checkout for every payment or for a specific payment gateway.
Please do remember that for certain payment gateways such as PayPal, adding checkout fees is currently against their Terms of Service so make sure to check this first.
As usual, this needs to be copied and pasted in your child theme’s functions.php file. Enjoy!Continue reading WooCommerce: Add Checkout Fee for a Payment Gateway (e.g. PayPal)
Here’s a simple PHP snippet to remove the annoying “Order Notes” / “Additional Information” on the checkout page. This section can usually be found below the shipping form (or the billing form if you have no shipping). Thankfully, you just need 1 line of custom PHP!Continue reading WooCommerce: Hide “Order Notes” @ Checkout
Whether you want to disable login / registration on the WooCommerce Checkout page or move the login form from the top to the bottom of it, this is a simple thing to do. You can do it via a PHP snippet or WooCommerce settings. Continue reading WooCommerce: Remove or Move User Login / Registration at Checkout
This is a simple PGP snippet that I successfully used on a bunch of websites in order to set the default Billing country or state. This is a great way to save the user some time during checkout (and therefore increase your conversion rate) in case you almost exclusively sell to customers located in a given country or state. Nothing else to say, just… enjoy! Continue reading WooCommerce: Set Default Billing State / Country @ Checkout
Let’s say you require to make the “address” field at checkout bigger. Instead of an “input type = text”, we’d require an “input type = textarea” in HTML. This was my WooCommerce client’s challenge: how can I edit a checkout field input type programmatically? Here’s the snippet! Continue reading WooCommerce: Change Input Field to Textarea @ Checkout
On a recent job, a client asked me to get the logged in username in WooCommerce. Interesting task! He needed to show that on the checkout form page and also on the order email. Actually, this is quite simple to do and can be used for several applications. Continue reading WooCommerce: Get/Edit Logged in Username @ Checkout
When you apply a coupon code programmatically, or when you really need it anyway, you may want to hide the coupon code on the cart page.
This is simply because you want to avoid that certain customers will know the coupon code and try to give it to someone else. Continue reading WooCommerce: Hide Coupon Code @ Cart & Checkout Page
A client needed to add her SSL Logo Seal to the checkout page. The problem is that the code she was given had also a JS part, together with a bunch of HTML.
A simple function for a very common issue: “I can’t find where to change the PayPal icon?”. If you have the same problem, here’s a quick PHP fix.Continue reading WooCommerce: Change the PayPal Icon @ Checkout Page
In some countries there is no Postcode/ZIP (such as Ireland!). How do we make the Postcode/ZIP field not required, or how do we completely remove it? The answer is very simple. Continue reading WooCommerce: Disable PostCode/Zip Field on the Checkout Page
Interesting issue. A client found out that if you push the “enter” on your keyboard while on the WooCommerce Checkout page, the form will be automatically submitted. Ouch! What if the customer wanted to use a different shipping method? What if “enter” is pushed by mistake? So, here’s how you disable it. Continue reading WooCommerce: Disable Keyboard “Enter” on Checkout Page
A WooCommerce client wanted to show some text in the checkout page, and specifically “Please allow 5-10 business days for delivery after order processing.” so that customers are aware of how shipping works. This is a vital information you should disclose on every page of your ecommerce website, and of course on the checkout page too. Continue reading WooCommerce: Add Shipping Notices on Checkout Page
WooCommerce, with 25% market share for website eCommerce solutions as of November 2019, is the most popular platform for building online stores. It’s easy to get a basic setup running and start selling your products online.
WooCommerce also offers a lot of hooks and filters for further customization – the only problem is you need to understand a bit of PHP programming.
This is where the WooCustomizer WordPress plugin comes in. WooCustomizer offers all of these filters and more, all neatly built into one WordPress plugin so you can visually customize your WooCommerce store in an ‘easy to use’ and intuitive interface within the WordPress Customizer.
No more creating a child theme to manually add code snippets to your WordPress website, no more adding multiple plugins and increasing the chance of bugs coming up… Just a simple, one plugin solution.Continue reading How to Customize your WooCommerce Store Without Coding
Product recommendations is an efficient and proven way to boost your WooCommerce sales.
The downside is that it could be a very time-consuming activity to bundle products manually, as well as the fact that it is not always the logical “pairing” that will generate the most sales.
The way forward is to utilize AI (Artificial Intelligence) and let analytical data models do the work for you.
Meet Engage, an AI-powered product recommendation engine. The type of recommendation vary a bit depending on the page your visitor is viewing. This is mainly because the recommendation model needs input to function properly (e.g. the first time a new visitor lands on your homepage, the model doesn’t know anything about their behavior and therefore it can’t provide recommendations.
But as the user interacts with the website the model picks up on behavioral patterns and is then able to provide better recommendations.Continue reading Boost Your WooCommerce Sales With Advanced Analytics
Creating an ecommerce business can be a great way of making money, but it’s a competitive world. This is why you need to do all that you can to turn your ecommerce business into the success that you are looking for.
There are several steps that you need to take. Here are some tips that you should find useful.Continue reading 6 Secrets to Running a Successful Ecommerce Business
As you probably already know, WooCommerce offers the easiest way to build an online store with WordPress.
Depending on your individual needs, WooCommerce allows you to add digital products as well as subscriptions. One of the most important components of your store is the payment gateway you use.
This is what offers your shoppers a secure shopping experience by connecting your store to an online payment service where they can pay for their orders, safely and securely.
What is a WooCommerce Payment Gateway?
WooCommerce payment gateways work by verifying the billing information for every customer, approving requests and ensuring you get paid.
The type of WooCommerce payment gateway to choose depends on several factors which include how easy it is to integrate with WooCommerce, the target clients you serve, related costs and the level of security you need.Continue reading 6 Popular WooCommerce Payment Gateways
WordPress truly powers the web. With over 75 million active websites currently using WordPress, it’s no wonder it’s such a natural choice for so many online businesses. When it comes to eCommerce, WordPress makes it exceptionally simple with WooCommerce.
WooCommerce is the go-to eCommerce solution for WordPress. It’s easy to install, free to use, and full of customization options that make it easy to design your own eCommerce store quickly. With thousands of easy-to-use themes, how do you know where to begin?
It’s worth being strategic when you choose your WooCommerce theme. The right theme is easy to use, enticing to your audience and helps build your brand.
Before you invest your time and money in a theme, make sure you know exactly what to look for. In this guide, we’ll cover everything you need to know to choose the right WooCommerce theme for your site.Continue reading How to Choose the Right WooCommerce Theme
If you’re here it’s because your WooCommerce website is slow and you’re wondering why the “/?wc-ajax=get_refreshed_fragments” URL generates delays and server loads (spikes).
Besides, there is too much online literature about WooCommerce Ajax Cart Fragments (including specific plugins and performance plugin options), and you want to learn quickly what they are before understanding if and how you should disable them.
Performance optimization tools like Pingdom and GTMetrix often put the blame on this little WooCommerce functionality. And disabling it carefully can give you a boost in speed, page load and ultimately sales conversion rate.
So here’s all you need to know.