Here is the PDF of the presentation by Michael Cremean.
Last night we celebrated our 3rd year meetup anniversary and had a couple special guests. One of them was Mr. Chris Lema. Check it out in the video below:
Automating WooCommerce by Michael Cremean
Automating WooCommerce will help you save time and money, and enable you to spend more time selling.
Subscriptions WooCommerce Subscriptions
Memberships WooCommerce Memberships
PDF of Presentation – Automating WooCommerce – WooCommerce Meetup Feb 2018
Here’s the links from January 11, 2018 Meetup:
We started with recent news related to WooCommerce.
What’s Coming in WP 4.8 – Text widget w/formatting, image widget and more features.
PayPal ‘Business in a Box’ Toolset – in partner with Xero, an option for businesses that use PayPal.
WooCommerce and Square – Integration with Square now supported.
Password Reset Vulnerability Fix – WP Tavern discusses new vulnerability to be fixed in upcoming release.
Topic – Shipping
This month was focused on various methods of shipping using WooCommerce, including what’s built in, Table Rates, USPS, Fedex, UPS and Shipstation. Thanks to SheffieldSpices.com for a real application example.
Links from presentation:
Table Rate Shipping Docs https://goo.gl/pcDYt9
Stamps.com API Docs https://goo.gl/QNb0c4
FedEx WC Ext Docs https://goo.gl/lZ1ZkN
UPS Ext Docs https://goo.gl/qmFGGa
ShipStation Pricing Model http://www.shipstation.com/pricing/
Shipstation Ext (Free) https://goo.gl/QmS4cx
All WC Shipping Extensions https://goo.gl/y1t8fE
Manny started us off with an overview of the new release last week of WooCommerce 3.0.
There is a great summary at the WooCommerce 3.0 Update Article
Course on WooCommerce w/Sensei
Chris Rogers is launching a site to focus on helping Entertainers with Websites. He’s created Video and Content for each Course at his site launching soon.
He gave an insight into building a WooCommerce / Sensei site.
Selling Digital/Virtual Services
WooCommerce can allow you to sell Services online. Using the Subscriptions plugin Mike made a demo of selling WordPress Maintenance.
Then using Booking plugin an example of allowing a customer to choose their own timeslots to book Technology Consulting.
Canvas Theme https://woocommerce.com/products/canvas/
Stripe WooCommerce Stripe (Free)
Subscriptions WooCommerce Subscriptions $199
Memberships WooCommerce Memberships $149
Follow Ups WooCommerce Bookings $249
WordPress Plugins User: quadshot
Link Roundup March 9, 2017
The release candidate for WooCommerce 2.7 “Bionic Butterfly” is now available! Shipping a release candidate (RC) means we think we’re done, but with hundreds of thousands of stores and so many plugins and themes which declare WooCommerce support, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WooCommerce 2.7.0 on Tuesday, March 14th but we need…
WordPress released a security update on Tuesday that patched a half-dozen bugs, including one that could be chained with the recent REST API Endpoint flaw that led to a million website defacements. Given that the bug was introduced in WordPress 4.7 and the availability of a patch that backports fixes to all previous versions, it’s likely the impact of this bug is limited.
99 Buy now $99 Buy now Below are some videos that show you the unique and limitless layout possibilities that you’ll now have with WooCommerce Builder. Either use it to customize your individual products or your shop pages. Note: WooCommerce Builder is a free module with Pootle Pagebuilder Pro.
Publishing platform Medium recently laid off dozens of people. So if you don’t want to hand away your precious writing to a startup that is still looking for its business model, you can move your content to WordPress.com in just a few clicks.
Writing is either a solo or collaborative effort, with tools of the trade being quite varied. Now, two of them have now been integrated seamlessly. Those of you who use WordPress as a Content Management System (CMS), and Google Docs for the actual writing, can now make use of an add-on to post directly from the latter to the former.
Customizing Checkout and Display on My Account – Robert Gillmer
Robert has worked on sites where customers need fields added to checkout and then this data is displayed on the My Account page, or on other searches.
He’s going to use a case study of a site to show how this was done.
Plugin Review and Demo – Checkout Field Editor – Michael Cremean
For the non-programmer, there is a cool plugin that allows you to add fields to a Checkout to capture.
WooCommerce Checkout Field Editor – Plugin Link
WooCommerce Hidden CPTs – Russell Aaron
WooCommerce has some CPTs that aren’t shown in the dashboard. if you’re wondering where data went, or is missing, he’ll show where you need to look
WooCommerce Holiday Tips
Some helpful tips for store owners to get some increased sales on your stores!
WordFence on Their Methodologies & Price Increases
We covered WordFence in a previous Month’s Meetup, and since that presentation there are some significant price increases. Does this change your opinion on WordFence?
Also a great article about what WordFence does.
One Million Cups coming to Vegas
By the Kaufman Foundation, 1 Million Cups is going to be opening in Las Vegas. More details to come, but this is a free resource for Entrepreneurs with great events.
Useful Tip from PootlePress (with Video)
Before the Sale – Manny Costa
Manny covered a lot of topics on how to start an WooCommerce business. The slides are here and and contain a LOT of links.
Setting up a Recurring Billing Business – Michael Cremean
For our case study, we setup a consulting business where you needed to charge someone a monthly fee. We did this live and here are the tools we used:
WooCommerce Stripe (Free)