WordPress Many Points Of Weakness

The many points of weakness are the strength of WordPress and WooCommerce. Sounds counterintuitive doesn’t it? I was thinking about it because from time to time I think about moving our self-hosted WooCommerce site to one of the SAAS (software as a service) offerings. Why would I want to do that? With WordPress and WooCommerce I have to keep everything up to date. And I have to check that the updates of the different bits … Read more

The Problem Of Thin Content In WooCommerce Categories

Thin content in WooCommerce categories is bad. It is an example of a problem that affects all e-commerce websites. As I am familiar with WooCommerce I am addressing how to solve the problem in WooCommerce only. A good word count of original and relevant text in WooCommerce category pages is good. Here is an example of a page with good content. And note where the content is on the page. See the end of this … Read more

Restrict Shipping Destinations

It’s straightforward to restrict shipping destinations in WooCommerce. All you need to do is to specify the countries to which you ship, or even the states or counties within those countries. And for countries to which you do not ship, you simply do not set up a shipping option. Then when the customer looks in the list of destination countries, they see whether their country is listed. It is also straightforward to restrict shipping destinations … Read more

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