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  • Configuring Specific Tax Setups in WooCommerce

    Overview Using the WooCommerce tax settings and custom code (if required), it is possible to configure special setups to fit the needs of your business. After reviewing the main Setting up Taxes in WooCommerce documentation, read on here for how certain scenarios can be achieved with either the default core WooCommerce settings for scenarios to […]

  • Configuring WooCommerce Settings

    On this page, we walk through all settings available to you in WooCommerce. You’ll find information about configuring General WooCommerce settings as well as Product, Tax, Payments, Shipping, Accounts, Email, API, and Webhooks. To get started, go to WooCommerce > Settings. General Settings Store address Defines your shop’s address country and state, where you are […]

  • Customizing WooCommerce: Best Practices

    The best thing about WordPress and WooCommerce is code and content can be changed to suit — modify and customize your website entirely. Flexibility is one of the greatest benefits to using WooCommerce to sell online. Plugins, extensions and themes can be used to fulfill requirements, then adjusted and coded to tailor the look and […]

  • EU VAT July 2021 changes, eCommerce, and WooCommerce

    Overview The European Union (EU) introduced new regulations related to Value Added Tax (VAT) on July 1, 2021. Merchants selling across borders within the EU or importing to the EU need to comply. In this documentation we will provide key changes and scenarios for the new changes, although this is not exhaustive. For general advice […]

  • MaxMind Geolocation Integration

    WooCommerce allows shop owners to automatically geolocate customers and display tax rates and shipping methods specific to a customer’s location. In order to determine the correct location for a customer, as of version 3.9+, WooCommerce uses an integration with MaxMind Geolocation. MaxMind Geolocation Integration setup: After geolocation is enabled, you need to create a MaxMind […]

  • Permalinks

    Overview Permalink is short for “permanent link.” Permalinks are permanent URL structures used to help organize the content of your website (pages, posts, products, etc.) so it can be efficiently navigated, shared, and referenced by users and bots. Permalink settings for WooCommerce can be found at WordPress > Settings > Permalinks. From here you can configure […]

  • Product Reviews

    WooCommerce product reviews is a powerful tool for online conversions and establishing loyal relationships with your customers. Studies show that a review or a recommendation from another shopper has a large effect on the customer’s decision on purchasing a product. Product Reviews in WooCommerce allow customers to create reviews with star ratings and allow the […]

  • Roles and Capabilities

    WooCommerce registers two user roles once activated, and grants additional capabilities to the Admin: manage_woocommerce for WooCommerce Settings view_woocommerce_reports Customer role People become Customers when registering via the checkout or sign-up process. Customers: Have read access only for most capacities. This is the equivalent status to a normal blog subscriber. Can edit their own account information. View past/present […]

  • Setting up Taxes in WooCommerce

    A step-by-step guide to setting up Tax Rates for your store

  • Shop Currency

    Currency Settings Change the look of how currency is shown in your WooCommerce store. Currency To change your shop currency settings go to: WooCommerce > Settings > General > Currency Options and select your desired currency from the Currency drop down. Currency – Choose the currency the store will be priced in. Currency Position – Choose […]