A Guide to the woocommerce_thankyou Action

Have you ever wanted to add a custom message or some bespoke functionality to the “thank you” WooCommerce page that appears after a customer has paid for and checked out their order? If you have then the woocommerce_thankyou action is probably exactly what you are looking for. In this blog post we’ll take a look … Read more

WooCommerce: Work Out the First Action a Global Variable Can Be Accessed From

WooCommerce uses a number of global variables, if you’ve spent any time looking at code snippets then you’ll often see code like this global $product; Which is used to get a reference to the current product that is being displayed, typically on the shop screen or the single product page. Recently whilst looking through the … Read more

How to Learn WooCommerce Development

When I first started learning WooCommerce development I was struck by the lack of resources that took you through what you need to learn in order to become a competent WooCommerce developer. If you search for WooCommerce development tips online you’ll mostly find code snippets which solve a specific problem but don’t really give you … Read more

What Does <?=?> (Question Mark Equals) Do In PHP?

Some times when looking at WordPress or WooCommerce code you might see something like this <?php $value = “Hi there!”; ?> <div>     <strong><?=$value?></strong> </div> The very simple example above would render the following to the screen So what is the  &lt;?=$value?&gt; code doing? From the example above you might have worked out that &lt;?=$value?&gt; is shorthand for writing … Read more