3 approaches on how to build a WooCommerce shop

Recently one of my clients wanted to know more about different ways to build a WooCommerce shop. In this post I’ll compare some common ways to accomplish this. In general there are three different strategies: Buying a WooCommerce theme from a marketplace and customize it Using a free or licensed theme as parent theme and

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Why I don’t buy WordPress themes

Even as a WordPress developer, I would not claim that I’ve never bought any WordPress theme. Of course there are projects that require a ready to use theme. Either because of some very small budget or a client that already bought a theme and insists on using it. So, a more precise topic would be

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How to add custom styles to WordPress dashboard

In case you want to add some custom styles to the WP dashboard, you’ll have to enqueue a new css file in your (child-)themes functions.php: function add_admin_style() { wp_enqueue_style( ‘admin-style’, get_stylesheet_directory_uri() . ‘/css/admin-style.css’ ); } add_action(‘admin_enqueue_scripts’, ‘add_admin_style’);  

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How to add your own custom Storefront footer credit

Even if you like the Storefront theme as much as I do, you probably don’t want to show everyone, that your WooCommerce store is based on that theme. So you can either simply remove the credit from the footer by adding this snippet to your (child-)themes functions.php: add_action( ‘init’, ‘tk_remove_storefront_footer_credit’, 10 ); function tk_remove_storefront_footer_credit ()

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How to change WordPress excerpt length

By default WordPress excerpts are 55 characters long. If you want to make you excerpts longer or shorter, you can do this by adding this code snippet to your themes functions.php: add_filter(‘excerpt_length’, ‘tk_excerpt_length’); function tk_excerpt_length($length){ return 40; }  

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How to remove SKU from WooCommerce product pages

For you customers the SKU of a WooCommerce product is irrelevant. So why not simply remove them? You can in fact remove them completely, but it can be useful to hide them for everyone except admins or shop managers. Here is an example on how to remove hide them for everyone except admins. Add this

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How to remove default sorting from Storefront shop loop

There are many reasons why you want to remove the default sorting functionality from the shop and the category page of the Storefront WooCommerce theme. Let’s say your shop sells only 10 products. Do you really need it then? Or maybe you want to write your own filter and sorting system for a shop. So

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