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Add licence key for local instance

When deploying the Advanced Post Types Order plugin on local machines (e.g. localhost, 127.0.0.1, .dev, staging.wpengine.com ) a licence key is not required as default. This is to speed up the development process and avoid any additional management tasks. (more…)

Using Simple Sorts along with WooCommerce version 3.x

Starting WooCommerce 3.0, Automattic developers introduced a drastically modified framework. This put the woocommerce on the right track since, like consolidating the MultiSite environment compatibility. But this come with a small drawback, many thing has changed making compatibility with other plugins a bit of an issue. (more…)

New home for WooCommerce Software License

Our popular WordPress plugin WooCommerce Software License got a new dedicated website at woosoftwarelicense.com
The migration of existing customers will be done gradually, in stages. Also all new inquires regarding the plugin, including the support, will be processed at the new site.

 

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Clearing the WooCommerce shortcodes cache to use sorting

WooCommerce come with few shortcodes which come in handy for front side products display. While sort is being applied to those shortcodes too, they use transient data (cache) which makes a sort update to not apply. The cache data use quite long life, 30 days, so it’s useless to wait for it to expire for the code to run again.

Shortcode example


|product_category category="featured" per_page="12" columns="4"|

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How to output Natural order for items along with Automatic Order

At the code level there are multiple type of order types, meaning the results can be different depending on the algorithm is being applied. As default a text sorting (SORT_REGULAR flag) is being used. (more…)

Synchronize an Advanced Post Types Order sort list across all languages along with WPML

During recent year, WPML becomed the best plugin to help translating any site into a multilingual. It featured lots of options and functionality which help with pretty much everything related to languages and translations. (more…)

How to apply custom field ordering to Manual Sort list for further adjustments

Automatic Order is a very easy way to maintain ordering for front side without user intervention. This is highly customizable, any sorting type is virtually possible and straight forward to achieve.

Through the Advanced Post Types Order plugin, the Manual Order list provide an easy way to manually customize the order of appearance for objects through a drag & drop interface. There are scenarios when the list is required to be ordered in a very specific order, available through automatic ordering, but with slightly changes. This is possible now through the new functionality “Send order to Manual List”
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How to set licensing for previous Orders when installing WooCommerce Software License

WooCommerce Software License is a powerful tool to maintain licensing for any product type. It feature an API through which licence management is a breeze.

Many customers migrated from old systems and plugins to WooCommerce Software License, to take advantage of it’s features and functionality. At the point the previous orders need to be processed to include required data. For all new orders those will be created automatically at the time of checkout.
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Pagination for large Sort Lists

A new functionality is available for Advanced Post Types Order plugin, Pagination for sort lists. A high number of objects to show on a single list, makes the sorting process a bit difficult sometimes, either being slow as loading lots of html code or simply too many to follow certain objects in the list. The Pagination functionality, split the items on multiple pages using a WordPress pagination style. This feature can be controlled for each sort individually through their settings:

Pagination for large Sort Lists - settings
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WooCommerce Up-sells Sort

The new WooCommerce 3.0 is a great update, it lays the foundation of a powerful, flexible and scalable ecommerce framework, and it greatly improve the shop experience for administrators and customers.
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