Temporarily close your WP e-Commerce store

Posted by on Apr 18, 2013 in Blog, E-Commerce, Storefront Themes, WP e-Commerce | 2 Comments

The question Everyone needs a break and not all of you are giant companies. Some of you are small one or two person operations making gorgeous things with love. I received this question about the online store of one such artisan manufacturer, ‘Coco Suisse” whose chocolates are awesome by the way…. “I’m actually taking off […]

WP e-Commerce and GoldCart replace $0.00 prices with message.

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 in Blog, E-Commerce, Gold Cart, WP e-Commerce | 2 Comments

The question I’ve been searching for some code so that if the price is £0.00, then a piece of text along the lines of ‘Price on application’ is pulled through. I have found this post on your site and attempted to make it work. I think the different plugin versions mean that I can’t get […]

Bug in WP e-Commerce UPS Ground does not display

Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in Blog, WP e-Commerce | No Comments

Very short post today. An annoying issue in WPEC that is very easily fixed. If you are using UPS as your shipping method and Ground shipping does not display. Possibly applies to other methods too, I am not sure. So if you have a shipping method set but it just refuses to show this could […]

WP e-Commerce no images in “People who bought this also bought”

Posted by on Oct 6, 2012 in Blog, WP e-Commerce | No Comments

This is a WP e-Commerce bug When “Display Cross Sales” is activated on Settings/Store/Marketing tab the “People who bought this item also bought” section displays on the single product page. The display does not include the product thumbnail as the location for the thumbnail generated by the plugin is incorrect. As of version this […]

Fix for WP e-Commerce bug, pagination links in tag and search result pages don’t work.

Posted by on Aug 25, 2012 in Blog, WP e-Commerce | 5 Comments

The question from a Storefront user Recently, the Product Cloud Tag Widget was activated. When one of the tags is click on, the first page loads correctly. However, when the ‘next’, ‘last’ or a page number is clicked in the pagination, the displayed items changed from tagged to all products (product-page). Answer This is a […]

Storefront Designer theme, make the products page image link to the single product page

Posted by on Jul 10, 2012 in Blog, Designer, Storefront Themes, WP e-Commerce | One Comment

The question A very specific post for the Storefront Themes Designer theme, the question was can the user be sent to the single product page when they click the product image on te products page or a category page. The default behavior is to open the image in a lightbox. The lightbox should only work […]

WP e-Commerce make $0.00 items say “Free” instead

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in Blog, Edge, Original, Storefront Themes, WP e-Commerce | 3 Comments

The question Is there an option to hide the price when it is $0.00 or change it to say Free?. Answer The code below is basically a minor variation from this post which would be a good guide to doing this in the Storefront Themes Elegance theme. This example is for the Storefront themes Original […]

Storefront Original theme, change the height of Carousel images in the homepage

The question My products are books, so I need rectangular images. I found ways to do that for product pages and Gridview, but not the Carousel, they are square. How can I change the height of the images in the Carousel? Answer The Carousel images are in fact set to be 120 x 120 pixels. […]

WP e-Commerce: add a product category grid to your themes homepage.

The question Is there any way on the front page; under the sliding rotator to display the products (I only have 6) in a grid 3×2? This was in relation to using the Storefront themes Boutique theme, but this example will work on most themes although the exact location you insert the PHP will vary. […]

Build a better WP e-Commerce user registration experience

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Blog, E-Commerce, Wordpress, WP e-Commerce | 6 Comments

The problem If you want users to be able to register on your site in WP e-Commerce you need to set Settings/Store/Checkout tab “Users must register before checking out:” to YES. This has some drawbacks. You are forcing your users to register. I know I personally do not like that and often just leave the […]