Woocommerce

  • Server Recommendations

    The first step in setting up your WooCommerce-powered online store is to install WordPress and the WooCommerce plugin itself. But before doing so, you should check your hosting environment. As a guide, we recommend: PH...
  • Installing WooCommerce

    If you have an existing site and want to install WooCommerce, using the WordPress Admin is the most straightforward option as it handles everything for you.To install WooCommerce:...
  • Uninstalling WooCommerce

    There are two things to understand when uninstalling or removing WooCommerce. If you deactivate and delete the plugin from WordPress, you only remove the plugin and its files. Your settings, orders, products, pages, e...
  • Updating Woocommerce

    Updates to WooCommerce, Storefront, WordPress, and your extensions and payment gateways are a fact of life. Our team of developers are hard at work releasing updates that add new features, fix issues, tighten security and, in general, make yo...
  • Installed Database Tables

    WooCommerce installs some custom tables to store its data during install. More about tables installed: https://github.com/woocommerce/woocommerce/wiki/Database-Descript...
  • Installed Taxonomies and Post Types

    Taxonomies and post types Two major building blocks in the WordPress environment are taxonomies and post types....
  • Choosing the Right Theme

    Choosing the right WooCommerce theme will naturally be largely subjective. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” as they say. But beauty is only skin deep. Here are some tips to consider before choosing a theme for your store. ...
  • WooCommerce Pages

    Upon installation, WooCommerce creates the following new pages via the Setup Wizard: Shop – No content required. Cart – Co...
  • WooCommerce Endpoints

    WooCommerce Endpoints Endpoints are essentially an extra part in the website URL that we detect and show different content when present. For example, you may have a ...
  • Start with WooCommerce in 5 Steps

    In this Getting Started guide, we teach you how to set up a website with WooCommerce. Choose Hosting You need to be running WordPress on a self-hosted site. We have partnered with a few hosting companies th...
  • WooCommerce self-service guide

    Top three most common issues Chances are that you are having an issue with your WooCommerce store, if you’ve landed on this page. Our aim is to help you solve it. According to stats, most issues are caused by...
  • Known Conflicts, Issues and Workarounds

    Easy Content Type Disable Taxonomy Archives Fix must be ticked. Otherwise taxonomy archives (product categories) do not show products. Easy PayPal Custom Fields...
  • Session_start warnings

    If you get errors like this in your site header: Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]: open(xxx) failed: Permission deni...
  • ssl_error_rx_record_too_long

    This error: SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length.(Error code: ssl_error_rx_record_too_long) is caused by a misconfiguration of SSL/apache (common...
  • SSL by proxy problems (Network Solutions)

    Hosts that insist on SSL by proxy, such as Network Solutions), will cause problems with WordPress and WooCommerce because they prevent PHP and the WordPress ...
  • Multiple installs on one domain + SESSIONS (conflict/session sharing workaround)

    If you are running multiple installs of WordPress on the same domain, and SESSIONS are being shared between your installs you can add the following to your wp-config.php file to prevent this from occurring: ...
  • Problems with large amounts of data not saving (variations, rates etc)

    If you notice product variations, tax rates and other large data sets not saving, Suhosin (a security module in PHP) may be preventing the POST data from being saved. This issue can also be caused by servers with version PHP 5.3.9+ ...
  • Checkout form not working in IE9

    Double check the markup on your checkout page by viewing the source and running it through a validator. Keep an eye out for unclosed html tags and misplaced code. For example if you accid...
  • Increasing the WordPress Memory Limit

    To address memory limit issues, there are two paths: Adjust yourself Contact your hosting company Do It Yourself To adjust on your own, here are some methods&nb...
  • Endless loading/spinner on the checkout page

    The ‘review order’ page loads the payment methods/totals via ajax – this display a loading spinner briefly. If there are problems, this section may fail to load or the spinner may remain. First you should check Wo...
  • Fatal error: Call to undefined function is_woocommerce_active()

    Currently we are aware of two possible causes for this error Outdated plugins Check that all of your WooCommerce.com plugins are up to date, including WooSlider if you have it installed....
  • WooCommerce self-service guide

    Top three most common issues Chances are that you are having an issue with your WooCommerce store, if you’ve landed on this page. Our aim is to help you solve it. According to stats, most issues are caused by...
  • Troubleshooting a Slow Site

    The first step is to determine the root cause. Cache and CDN Using a caching plugin is one way to optimize site performance: WP ...
  • WooCommerce Pages not Displaying

    If you are having trouble with pages not installing properly or not displaying content, you can fix this: Create a new page. Add the correct page shortcode. ...
  • Completed Order Email doesn’t Contain Download Links

    On some WooCommerce installs you can experience the following issue: when a customer purchases a downloadable product, the Complete Order Email doesn’t contain any download link for the customer to download pur...
  • Paypal Update for SHA-256

    This document is for anyone who has received an email from PayPal with the subject : IMMEDIATE ATTENTION REQUIRED: PayPal service upgrades PayPal is upgrading the certificate for www.paypal.com to SHA-256. This endpoint is also used by mer...
  • What is WooCommerce?

    WooCommerce is a set of eCommerce tools designed to work with WordPress. In this Tutorial series you will learn how to install the WooCommerce plugin, get started selling products, setting up shipping, taxes, and analytics. Likewise, this guide co...
  • Overview of WooCommerce Features and Options

    If you're just starting out with WooCommerce you may be overwhelmed with the amount of tools and options you have before you. In this article you will get a quick overview of the primary WooCommerce features. All of the following (and ...
  • Things to Consider Before Setting Up Your WooCommerce Store

    Getting started with WooCommerce is quick and easy, but that does not mean one should rush in too quickly. There are many important considerations to make before setting up your store. While many of these points can be decided when you arrive at t...
  • How to Blog with WooCommerce

    WooCommerce is built on WordPress, so it is a natural blogging platform right out of the box. However, integrating blogging into your WooCommerce store is optional. WooCommerce can function well as a completely static website. Nevertheless...
  • Is WooCommerce Optimized for Search Engines?

    Once you have started adding products to your site and you begin to promote your store, you will want to take your site's search engine ranking into consideration. Are your products unique? Do you want potential customers to find you throu...
  • How to Install WooCommerce

    Introduction Before you install WooCommerce you must have a functional WordPress installation. If you haven't completed this step you must visit our ...
  • How to Uninstall WooCommerce

    If you choose to stop using WooCommerce, or if you decide to install it in a different WordPress site, you can easily Uninstall WooCommerce. Removing the WooCommerce ...
  • Differences Between WordPress Themes and WooCommerce Themes

    WooCommerce is designed to work well within whichever WordPress theme you are already using. Dedicated WooCommerce themes, however, will have options and styles specifically for WooCommerce stores. You may want to try out different themes ...
  • How to Audition Different Themes with WooCommerce

    Before you decide on a theme for your WooCommerce store, you may wish to "audition" a series of different themes. Every WooCommerce or WordPress theme offers a different look and feel with generally similar functionality. Keep in mind most...
  • How to Change WooCommerce Default Pages

    Which pages will WooCommerce use for your shop, cart, and account pages? Why do you need to know? Actually, you don't need to know. WooCommerce creates these pages automatically when you first install the plugin. But since you've decided t...
  • How to Set WooCommerce Email Notifications

    As we continue our series on the WooCommerce plugin for WordPress, we will now show you how to set email notifications in WooCommer...
  • How to Accept Credit Card Payments in WooCommerce with Authorize.net

    Paying with credit cards is one of the safest ways to complete an online transaction. Now that you've set up a WooCommerce store, you'll want to accommodate a ...
  • How to Add a Product in WooCommerce

    Now that you have gone through the installation and setup of your WooCommerce store you can add your first product. Add Your Product Go to your...
  • How to Change Product Prices in WooCommerce

    You can change the price of a product in WooCommerce through your WordPress admin panel. Each product you add to your store can be assigned a Regular Price and a Sale Price. Where you wi...
  • How to Use Product Attributes in WooCommerce

    As discussed in the full guide about adding products in WooCommerce, Attributes can be used for important ...
  • Using Product Tags in WooCommerce

    Once you have installed WooCommerce and are ready to ...
  • Using Linked Products in WooCommerce

    Once you have added products to your WooCommerce store and have used ...
  • Using Product Categories in WooCommerce

    What are Product Categories? Product Categories provide an extra layer of information about your products and help organize your store. In your product hierarchy, Categories should be considered less specific than...
  • How to Add a Handling Fee to WooCommerce Checkout

    WooCommerce is a free open source ecommerce plugin for WordPress which allows anyone to easily set up an online store. WooCommerce h...
  • How to Set WooCommerce Email Notifications

    As we continue our series on the WooCommerce plugin for WordPress, we will now show you how to set email notificati...
  • How to Use Product Variations in WooCommerce

    Add a Product or Edit an Existing Product We have already learned how t...
  • How to Edit Multiple Products in WooCommerce

    In our full guide on editing a product price, you learned how to edit product data for an individual item. In this a...
  • Adding a Manual Order in WooCommerce

    WooCommerce is designed to accept orders for your products in a very simple, straightforward way. However, there may be an occasion in which you will need to manually add an order on behalf of a customer. In this article, you will learn ho...
  • Working with WooCommerce Extensions and Product Licenses

    Introduction WooCommerce supports a vast fleet of extensions to help you work more productively. Some of these extensions can be used as free plugins but there are premium extensions available as well. The difference between W...
  • How to Use Coupons in WooCommerce

    WooCommerce allows you to add and manage coupons in your store. You can add as many coupons as you want and control necessary restrictions. Any WooCommerce store manager will want to make use of the coupon system at some point. It is a gre...
  • Installing the Agile CRM Plugin

    CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management. And it's something you may want to learn about now that you have an e-commerce business. There are many different CRM platforms available. CRM applications on the market today do...