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.
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.
In this video I demonstrate a basic load test of WooCommerce orders using the ReST API and artillery.io
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.
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.
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.
I was inspired by a webinar I recently attended, Architecting Growth–How to Crush Million Dollar Projects by Pantheon – a geek friendly managed host for enterprise WordPress and Drupal clients. This webinar is presented by their co-founder and discusses much of what they’ve learned providing infrastructure for larger scale projects.
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.
Performance is a priority for all website administrators these days. As traffic scales, so too will your performance bottlenecks.
I highly recommend the article Understanding Automation for eCommerce Stores by Beka Rice on February 6, 2018.