Why Do I Have a High Abandonment Rate for My Shopping Cart?
Seeing that a customer has added items to their shopping basket and then abandoned their purchase can be incredibly frustrating. If this is happening on a regular basis, you need to get to the bottom of where you’re going wrong. Below, we are going to take a look at some of the most common reasons…Read More
Creating a Simpler Checkout Page in WooCommerce
When building Starfish Reviews plugin, we initially started with a WooCommerce-based solution for selling and licensing the plugin. I really didn’t like WooCommerce’s over-complicated checkout page. I wanted something simpler and more straightforward. So here’s how I got from complicated, to simple with some nice icons to help visually. While I did it with the…Read More
Make the WooCommerce My Account Navigation Look Awesome with CSS
Lets face it: the WooCommerce “My Account” page navigation looks pretty lame with it’s default styling! It’s just a bulleted list. On Divi (the theme we use most) all the links in the list are the same color, even the one you’re currently on. So visually it’s just not pretty or very helpful to the…Read More
How to Get SendGrid Alerts in Slack When WordPress Messages Bounce
The Problem On occasion, we’ve had an issue where a wpXPRESS member hasn’t received a critical email, such as the new order notification email sent by their WooCommerce estore. As you can imagine, that’s a big problem if they don’t receive that email! Some clients have forms that we built with Gravity Forms that are also…Read More
One Account Page for Give Donations & WooCommerce… to Rule Them All!
The Give plugin from WordImpress is an excellent plugin for accepting donations on a website. In fact, from what I understand, it was created in-part as an answer to the complicated mess that comes from trying to accept donations via WooCommerce. Since WooCommerce is an estore plugin, it doesn’t do donations very well. But what if you…Read More
1 Thing to Do Before Updating to WooCommerce 2.1
WooCommerce 2.1 has arrived with some great new features and upgrades. My favorite so far, is the redesigned back-end. But there’s a few things I haven’t had a chance to look at yet, that sound really great. Before you go clicking that update button, make sure to back everything up, so you can roll-back if…Read More
How to Link WooCommerce Terms & Conditions to a Google Doc
Back when Fiddler.Online was using WooCommerce to process our member’s membership payments, we found it much easier to collaborate on our Terms and Conditions if it was on Google Drive. I got tired of copy/pasting it over to our WordPress website so that we could link the Terms & Conditions to it. I thought “we…Read More