• Using WooCommerce REST API with our plugins

    WooCommerce REST API is useful for creating headless shops and automating processes . Here we will show couple of examples where you can see how our plugins can be managed via Woo REST api like how to retrieve product data and how to create new auction product using WooCommerce REST API v3. First you will […]
  • How to Create Entry Lists for WooCommerce Lottery and Pick Number addon?

    For entry lists to work you will need WooCommerce Lottery plugin and WooCommerce Lottery / Raffles Pick Ticket Number Mod addon since entry lists make sense only with ticket numbers and feature is implemented in Pick Number addon in version v2.1.0. Make sure you have latest version of WooCommerce Lottery and Pick Number mod addon. […]
  • Change number of products displayed per page

    One of the common inqury in our support tickets, unrelated to plugin functionality, was how to change number of products displayed on WooCommerce product archive page. Most themes come with settings page where you can change number of producs displayed, in fact you can change number of rows and columns per page but there are […]
  • Why we use and suggest real cronjobs for our plugins (and WordPress)?

    In this article we’ll explain benefits of using real cronjobs instead of interal WordPress cron. First of all, a couple words about why do we have a need for cronjobs in our plugins like Simple Auctions, Lotteries and Group Buy. Custom product types (auctions, lotteries and deals) in these plugins have start and end timestamp […]
  • Using Post Expirator plugin for ending soon lotteries, auctions and group buy deals

    Ever wanted to have category called ending soon or starting today which are automatically populated based on auction, lottery, deal end / start date? One client did it with a free plugin so he does not need to use widgets or shortcodes for that purpose. Plugin called Post Expirator does the trick – among other […]
  • Debugging in WordPress (WP debug tips)

    One of the most important things when developing is a way to locate source of the problem fast and with as much details as possible – which file and more specifially line of code caused the trouble. WordPress has solid debug logger which can be complement with 3rd party plugins like Query Monitor and Debug […]
  • WooCommerce Simple Auctions with SMS notifications

    Initial setup and requirements for WooCommerce Simple Auctions with SMS notifications In this tutorial we will explain how you can enable true SMS notifications for (your auction website powered by Simple Auctions): new bid, auction finished, auction won, outbid note, reminder to pay and reserve failed notifications. Developer also has specific integrations for many different […]
  • ClassicPress – Get Simple Auctions, Lottery and Group Buy running on lightweight WordPress fork

    ClassicPress is WordPress long awaited fork of WordPress 4.9 without Gutenberg block editor, basically a lightweight fork of WordPress 4.9 with a few tweaks and improvements. It is under active development, has less bloat and has latest security patches. You will love overall simplicity and speed. Most popular themes and plugins that work with WordPress […]
  • Hooks Visual Guide – WooCommerce Single Product Page Actions

    Hooks visual guide will help you customize your WooCommerce pages by rearranging elements or adding additional features on single product page. Template hooks are convenient for customizing templates of our plugins like Simple Auctions, Lottery and Group Buy. Easily move and rearrange page elements like progress bar, buy now, texts, countdown timers etc. since all […]
  • WooCommerce Lottery – Give ticket for free when client purchase another item

    We had couple of inquries for WooCommerce Lottery if it is possible to give ticket for free and allow clients to participate in prize draw when they purchase regular items sold on websites. This is possible and relatively easy to setup using our plugin. If you want to give users ticket number you will need […]