Tag: WooCommerce

What It’s Like Making a WooCommerce Extension

I’ve often idly considered what it was like to become an author of WooCommerce extensions (plugins) to be sold on WooCommerce.com. Because I have so many other priorities, I’ve never sought out that information for myself. But care of the Post Status newsletter, I discovered that Devin Price has written up exactly what the experience was like. How his plugin was challenged and made better, and what it’s like getting set up to sell.


Adding an is_product_subcategory() Conditional Tag to WooCommerce

wp mayor | is_subcategory

I’ve got a project that needs to treat WooCommerce category pages differently from its subcategory pages. Both use taxonomy-product_cat.php, though. What I’d really love to do is change just the search field in that template, depending on whether a particular page is showing a top-level category or a subcategory.


A Code Snippet to Fix WooCommerce 3.0 Lightboxes

I truly love WooCommerce, but there’s one thing I don’t love about it: breaking changes. Working mostly in WordPress, breaking changes generally feel like something scary and challenging that I expect people in other environments to have to deal with—a bit like, say, cobras. The exception is WooCommerce, which brings the cobras right into my house.





How to Change the CSS of a WordPress Theme (and Not Go Crazy)

CSS going crazy

The subject we’ll be tackling is how to make clean, logical, stable changes to the CSS of your WordPress site. We’ll be accounting for the fact that this often involves overriding existing CSS styles from the original parent theme, as well as plugin files, while leaving them intact—meaning that you’ll be working within a large, often complex landscape of overlapping CSS styles.