While indirectly related to my concentration with WooCommerce online stores, I thought I’d share the exciting progress I’ve made concerning two older iMac computers and how open-source community software has extended the useful life for these obsolete Apple products.
There’s an irritating message we see whenever a site has modified WooCommerce template files and the WooCommerce plugin updates one or more minor versions. There can be one or more default WooCommerce template file(s) that had been copied into the child theme and the HTML code tailored for the design. It’s not unusual to see up to 10 of these conflicts on a custom designed site. I’ve even seen sites with dozens! On sites affected by this development strategy every WooCommerce core update causes fear and the responsibility to test the update on staging prior to updating on production.
I’m preparing a presentation for next month’s WordCamp Riverside 2018 the weekend of November 3-4. The topic will be Developing with WooCommerce.
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.