WooCommerce guides

  • Customizing with Code Snippets

    Check out my video on the various ways to customize your WooCommerce sites, particularly using the Code Snippets plugin to better organize your PHP customizations. Also, check out my open-source library of WooCommerce code snippet samples.

  • Exporting and importing orders

    I was recently tasked with migrating a legacy WooCommerce store into a newer environment and database. Here’s a couple of approaches you can consider if faced with a similar project – full database migration versus exports/imports.

  • WooCommerce for nonprofits

    Nonprofit organizations run on revenues from events, memberships, donations, and of course grants. Many are finding their way to WooCommerce to better fulfill their online eCommerce needs.

  • Load testing WooCommerce orders

    In this video I demonstrate a basic load test of WooCommerce orders using the ReST API and artillery.io

  • Mass products transferring

    I recently worked with a client who had over 1,200 products with dozens of attributes, variations, and categories. Here’s how I migrated these products for staging.

  • Handling phone orders, re-charging, etc.

    An interesting set of questions recently came up: How best to take phone orders, change new orders just in, or append add-on items or orders to a customer’s account using stored payment. This is akin to performing a post purchase up-sell or cross-sell administratively.

  • Optimize post-purchase experience

    I highly recommend the article Tips to Optimize Post-Purchase Experience for WooCommerce from the Official WooCommerce Blog by Cody Landefeld on March 8, 2018.

  • You had me at Storefront

    Storefront* is the official open-source theme for WooCommerce powered stores. There are significant benefits to implementing the official theme and making your site’s design work with it. Storefront can improve both form and function with a little patience in working it to suit your design needs.

  • WooCommerce plugin development

    You may find yourself in search of a more unique or custom solution with WooCommerce. After all, customizability is a huge selling point of WooCommerce as an eCommerce platform.

  • Conversion rate optimization guide

    I highly recommend the article Quick Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization for WooCommerce* by Marina Pape on April 19, 2018.

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