WooCommerce heavily relies on the usage of Hooks, Actions, and Filters. It gives you the possibility to override the default output of WooCommerce. Developers added Hooks For instance, if you want to take control of the Checkout page and add or even remove fields in there, hooks and filters are what you need. Let’s first explain this concept. Within the WordPress and WooCommerce code, developers added hooks. On a hook, you can hang your .
Nowadays buyers often expect to receive free shipping when ordering items in your store. Shipping costs that are too high can be a reason for customers to leave your store and look for an alternative. Free Shipping as Marketing Free shipping is a marketing tactic used primarily by online vendors and mail-order catalogs as a sales strategy to attract customers. Free shipping helps to rationalize buying something online instead of going to a store. If shipping turns out .
Just as with Payment Methods, we also need to think about the shipping methods we are going to offer to our customers. Where are we going to ship to? Shipping Method Do we charge our customers for it and if yes, does the amount depend on the shipping address, the weight of the products or both? Also here we have to think about several aspects: Which carrier(s) are we going to use? Is there .
Stripe as a payment method Stripe is a payment method created for software developers. Meanwhile, the service became more mature and is now available in more than 20 countries, among which the USA, Australia, and a part of Western Europe. To be able to use Stripe, your website must use an SSL certificate. Stripe in a production environment Without it, you cannot use Stripe in a production environment. If you’d like to receive more .
Setting up PayPal in your WooCommerce store is very simple. Of course, you first need to create a PayPal account if you do not yet have one at http://www.paypal.com Mark it as a business account and enter your bank account details to be able to transfermoney from your PayPal account to your regular bank account. Next, in WooCommerce, click PayPal at the top of the Payment Gateways tab. Enter the e-mail address that .
Which payment methods should you offer in your store? First of all, there’s no best answer to this question. Looking at the payment solutions that are available worldwide, you might be surprised. There are literally hundreds of possibilities. When speaking of payment methods, we distinguish between the following types: Online or onsite methods The transaction is done online immediately at the moment of creating the order by your customer. Payment by credit card or .
We’ve already gone the usage of product tags already in Creating Your First Products. Using tags works exactly in the same way that you’re used to when writing WordPressposts. Writing WordPress posts Just be aware that Product Tags and Tags for Posts are actually separated from each other. You may find the tags that you already used by navigating to Products | Tags in the menu on the left-hand side of your screen. .
After studying Setting up product categories and Creating Your First Product we will study Setting the categories, tags, and images for your product. Under the product data section, there’s a possibility to use custom fields that we also know from regular WordPressposts. We do not need that now. Always first try if you can solve your need using the standard available Attributes and Tags. Product Categories So far we’ve just used the main part of .
We’re moving to the next tab, named Accounts. There are only a couple of settings here that you need to pay attention to: The setting for Accounts is as follows: The first part, Account Pages, and My Account Endpoints may all be left at their default settings. The Registration Options deserve some more attention. First of all, you set where the customer can create a new account for the store. Make it easy and .
Setting up Shipping works in a similar way as the Checkout setup. In here we’ll show the Shipping Options Payments, Shipping, and Coupons we’ll get back with more detailed instructions: The Shipping Options settings are as follows: The first setting is enabled by default. It is needed if you want to be able to charge shipping costs to your customers. If you’re only selling digital goods -0;0tor on the cart page will result in .