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Add full screen window canvas to back to icons when searching in Beaver Builder

Beaver Builder Full Icon Canvas

In a recent Beaver Builder update the canvas size for an icon search was humbly shrunk as some users didn’t like the vast open lands of icon city. With a bit of CSS code injected into the backend, the icon canvas size can be resized back to its former glory. Add the above code to…

Completely hide WooCommerce products from shop, product search and WordPress search

Hidden Woo Products Showing in search

You can hide a WooCommerce product from the shop page and product search by choosing ‘Hidden’ in the ‘Catalog visibility’ options from the Publish metabox on a product page in the backend. This is good and it hides the product as advertised from the shop and product search results but the product is still visible…

How to compress and uncompress files and folders in the Terminal in macOS Monterey

Compress Files Osx Terminal

Since macOS is based on Unix there are a number of ways to compress files and folders within the filing system using Unix based application code, below are a few options using the Terminal or command line interface (cli). The default command line application interface in macOS is the Terminal and is stored in /Applications/Utilities….

Set noindex nofollow on posts from specific category using Yoast WordPress SEO

Wordpress Seo Noindex Certain Posts

Using the Yoast WordPress SEO filter wpseo_robots filter you can set posts from a specific category to have the meta tag set with noindex/nofollow. add_filter( ‘wpseo_robots’, ‘yoast_seo_robots_remove_single’ ); /** * Set certain posts to noindex nofollow */ function yoast_seo_robots_remove_single( $robots ) { if ( is_single() && has_term( ‘uncategorized’, ‘category’ ) ) { return ‘noindex,nofollow’; }…

Remove add to cart button on WooCommerce products that belong to a certain category

Remove Add To Cart Specific Products

Here is some code to allow you to hide the Add to Cart button on WooCommerce products that belong to a certain category, so if the product page is viewed by a customer they will be unable to add the product to a cart. The code needs to be add to your themes functions.php file….

Disable WooCommerce Payments credit card/debit card gateway on Checkout

Multiple Stripe Gateway Woocommerce

To use Apple Pay as a payment gateway on WooCommerce, you’ll either need the older Stripe or newer WooCommerce Payments plugin the latter being more heavily promoted by Woo and WordPress. When using the WooCommerce Payments plugin which is powered by Stripe, as well as an Apple Pay payment gateway you also get a Stripe…

Send Full Product Details over WooCommerce Webhook Action Hook

Woocommerce Webhook Action

WooCommerce has a webhook feature that allows you to send product data to a webhook url when a certain product status is made. The configuration of the webhooks is at WooCommerce>Settings>Advanced>Webhooks The product states to choose from to fire the webhook are referred to as Topics and include states like Order Created, Order Updated and…

Restrict WooCommerce Shipping Calculator to Specific Countries and States

Shipping Countries States Woocommerce

Here is how you can restrict specific Countries and States in WooCommerce Shipping Calculator, so a user can only select from what is available. Countries The Countries field is handled inside WooCommerce General Settings. Change the ‘Selling Location’ to ‘Sell to specific countries then add the countries you want in the next field. States For…

How to make both City and Postcode fields required in WooCommerce Shipping Calculator

Woocommerce Shipping Fields Calculator

Both the City and Postcode/ZIP fields in the WooCommerce Shipping Calculator are not compulsory for the user to fill in, you may need them mandatory for a better user experience to calculate certain shipping conditions. Both the Suburb and Postcode fields are input fields inside a form which allows us to use the required attribute,…