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WooCommerce: Disallow Shipping to PO BOX Address

Today we take a look at the WooCommerce Checkout page and our goal is to disallow placing an order to customers that enter a PO BOX address. I don’t remember where I got this snippet from, but either way I’m glad to share it again! Continue reading WooCommerce: Disallow Shipping to PO BOX Address

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WooCommerce: Disable Payment Gateway For Specific Shipping Method

Today we take a look at the WooCommerce Checkout Page and specifically at how to disable a payment gateway (for example PayPal) when a specific shipping method is selected (e.g. “local_pickup”). Enjoy! Continue reading WooCommerce: Disable Payment Gateway For Specific Shipping Method

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WooCommerce: Add Product to Cart Programmatically

Quite an interesting functionality! a WooCommerce client required to have the cart pre-filled with one product as soon as the customer accessed the website. I don’t remember the exact reason, but this could be useful when you want to give them a free product by default, or you want to send your visitors straight to checkout with a product already in the cart. Let’s see how this snippet works! Continue reading WooCommerce: Add Product to Cart Programmatically

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WooCommerce Visual Hook Guide: Cart Page

Hi there!

I’ve put together a visual (yet, you can copy/paste!) hook guide for the WooCommerce Cart Page. If you like this and it is helpful to you, let me know in the comments and I’ll create another one for the checkout, single product page and my account page.

You can find WooCommerce Cart hooks quickly and easily by seeing their actual locations. Great thing is – all you need to do in your functions.php is “add_action(‘place-hook-here’,’your-PHP-function-here’);” and you can place your custom functions anywhere on the WooCommerce Cart Page!

Hope this guide is helpful to you – if you want me to add anything or edit a particular area of this, feel free to contact me via the comments. Enjoy!

Continue reading WooCommerce Visual Hook Guide: Cart Page

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WooCommerce: Limit State Dropdowns to One State Only

This is a workaround to Limit Shipping and Billing to One State Only. In two of my previous posts (Limit Shipping to One State Only and Limit Billing to One State Only) we’ve seen similar functionalities. In this case, let’s imagine we want to avoid that the user selects unwanted states. Continue reading WooCommerce: Limit State Dropdowns to One State Only

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WooCommerce: Disable Shipping Rate if Variation ID @ Cart

A client needed to disable all shipping methods but Local Pickup for a certain variation ID. This may come useful if you’re looping through the variations on the cart/checkout page (check if variation ID is in the cart for example), so here you go! Continue reading WooCommerce: Disable Shipping Rate if Variation ID @ Cart

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WooCommerce: Sort Shipping Costs from Low to High

A client had several shipping rated on the cart page, automatically generated from FedEx, USPS, UPS and similar plugins via their API. Problem was, he wanted to sort them by price as opposed to grouping them by provider. Continue reading WooCommerce: Sort Shipping Costs from Low to High

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WooCommerce: Fixing Fatal error Call to undefined function wc_get_order()

I developed a custom payment gateway plugin for a client, who wanted to add a similar method to “cod” (cash on delivery). FYI, he wanted to add a method called “card on delivery”. I simply duplicated the code, added the PHP to a file, made a plugin and gave him the plugin zip file. And everything was working great… until he did a test checkout. Continue reading WooCommerce: Fixing Fatal error Call to undefined function wc_get_order()

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WooCommerce: Solving the “Cart is Empty” issue

For some reason, sometimes you add products to cart but the cart page stays empty (even if you can clearly see the cart widget has products). But don’t worry – it might just be a simple cache issue (and if you don’t know what cache is that’s no problem either).

Here’s your “Empty Cart” troubleshooting check-list you can follow without any technical knowledge. Continue reading WooCommerce: Solving the “Cart is Empty” issue

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WooCommerce: Fix for Wrong Order Total

On a website using USD and WooCommerce Subscriptions, a weird error showed up. After doing a bit of research, I found out that orders above $999.99 were showing as $1 on the Cart and Checkout page. Pretty weird! Here’s how I fixed it. Continue reading WooCommerce: Fix for Wrong Order Total

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WooCommerce: Hide Prices on the Shop & Category Pages

Interesting WooCommerce customization here. A client of mine asked me to hide/remove prices from the shop page and category pages as she wanted to drive more customers to the single product pages (i.e. increasing the click-through rate).

As usual, a simple PHP snippet does the trick. I never recommend to use CSS to “hide” prices, as they would still be visible in the code – PHP stops the prices from loading, so they’re invisible to the user. Continue reading WooCommerce: Hide Prices on the Shop & Category Pages

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WooCommerce: How to Disable PayPal on Orders Above $100

This is a cool function you can apply to any payment gateways for any order threshold. for example, you may want to disable bank transfers if orders are below $10, or disable PayPal payments if orders are above a certain cart total. Here’s what I did. Continue reading WooCommerce: How to Disable PayPal on Orders Above $100

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WooCommerce: Disable Payment Gateway for Specific User Role

You may want to disable payment gateways depending on the user role or user capability. For example, you may want to disable PayPal for “user role: shop_manager” or enable a specific gateway for “user role: customer”. All you need is pasting the following code in your functions.php Continue reading WooCommerce: Disable Payment Gateway for Specific User Role

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WooCommerce: Hide Shipping Rates if Free Shipping Available

If Free Shipping is available, you possibly don’t want to show the other paid shipping options. WooCommerce shows by default all shipping rates that match a given shipping zone, so it is not possible to achieve this from the settings alone.

You need PHP for that. In this example, we will disable all shipping methods but “Free Shipping” so that free shipping remains the only possible shipping method. And here’s the code to add to your functions.php 🙂 Continue reading WooCommerce: Hide Shipping Rates if Free Shipping Available

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WooCommerce: Disable Payment Gateway for a Specific Country

You might want to disable PayPal for non-local customers or enable a specific gateway for only one country… Either way, this is a very common requirement for all of those who trade internationally.

Here’s a simple snippet you can further customize to achieve your objective. Simply pick the payment gateway “slug” you want to disable/enable (“paypal”, “authorize”, “stripe”, etc.) and the country code (US, ES, IE, etc.) and then apply your conditional rules in the plugin below. Continue reading WooCommerce: Disable Payment Gateway for a Specific Country