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How to display out of stock variations as unavailable in WooCommerce

Update

I’ve created a free plugin that will allow you to disable any out of stock variations and even include custom ‘sold out’ text. You can download WooCommerce Better Variations here.

This is a quick solution to how to disable out of stock variations in variation select fields. By default, WooCommerce doesn’t grey out any variations that are out of stock – it allows the user to select the variation first, then lets them know it’s out of stock. Read more

WooCommerce – update product price programmatically

There are many reasons you might want to update a WooCommerce product price programmatically. For instance, in Bookings for WooCommerce the booking (product) price is set dynamically according to certain parameters – e.g. length of stay, etc. In Product Extras, you can specify extra fields for your products (like checkboxes and text fields) which will add extra cost to the product when selected. In this article, I’ll share some simple code to achieve this. Read more

Gutenberg will push average users away from WordPress

I wrote this article because I felt enough wasn’t being said about Gutenberg.

Well, we all know that’s not strictly true. There’s been more written about Gutenberg in the last couple of months than on any other WordPress topic. It’s the most emotive subject ever for developers and designers and everyone involved in WordPress.

But I think there’s one area where there hasn’t been enough discussion and that’s the effect of Gutenberg on average end-users of WordPress. I think we will see a significant subsection of WordPress users totally alienated by Gutenberg, which will impact on developers, consultants and agencies. Read more