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 also themes without that option. So to do that you need to add code to your child theme’s functions.php file ...
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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 and we need to have reliable way to fullfill start and end timestamps for auctions, lotteries and group buy / ...
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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 things it can change (custom) product category on selected date. Along with main features to modify, remove or completely delete ...
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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 Bar. First step is to edit wp-config.php file and set following constants: define( 'WP_DEBUG', true ); define( 'WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY', true ); ...
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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 plugins like WooCommerce, Contact Form 7, Event Espresso, Easy Digital Downloads, ClassiPress, AdForest, JobManager, Bulk SMS, WC Bookings etc. You ...
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ClassicPress Get Simple Auctions, Lottery and Group Buy running on lightweight WordPress fork

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 4.9 are compatible with ClassicPress and there are forks of WooCommerce called ClassicCommerce and RankMath called Classic SEO (for more ...
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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 elements are hooked onto existing WooCommerce template hooks (both for single product and for product archive elements). Here is one ...
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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 Pick Number Mod addon for WooCommerce Lottery. Easiest and fastest solution, would be that you create new lottery product and ...
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WooCommerce Simple Auctions now with Elementor support

WooCommerce Simple Auctions supports Elementor from version v2.0. You can create single auction page and auction base page with Elementor using Elementor widgets that are auction specific (bid input, countdown timer, buy now price, etc). To edit auction templates with Elementor you need Elementor (free) plus Elementor Pro (paid) or PRO Elements (free). How can you create single auction page template with Elementor? To do that you need to go to Add New Template and ...
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