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WooCommerce: Customization Mistakes to Avoid

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WooCommerce: Customization Mistakes to Avoid

  1. 1. WooCommerce Customization: Mistakes to Avoid CustomizeWoo.com
  2. 2. 1. No child theme ● Other methods, tools or plugins are not ideal ● “One stop shop“ for placing your customization ● Easy to backup / find / access CustomizeWoo.com
  3. 3. 2. Unreliable plugins ● Applies to paid plugins too ● Bad plugin > more conflicts ● Bad plugin > poor support ● Bad plugin > no updates ● Installs + reputation + last update CustomizeWoo.com
  4. 4. 3. WC-unfriendly theme ● /woocommerce folder no good ● woocommerce.php no good ● Not developed and maintained by WC itself or WC experts ● Not optimized for conversions ● Not updated immediately after WC CustomizeWoo.com
  5. 5. 4. Using plugins before: ● Analyzing project specs ● Searching for snippets ● Researching the developer & support forums ● Considering “Zero option” CustomizeWoo.com
  6. 6. 5. Customizing a live website ● Even if you are 100% confident (happened to me...) ● Better: test on staging / clone / development site with latest WP+WC versions ● Take a backup before/after CustomizeWoo.com
  7. 7. 6. No backups ● Not only need backups, but also “1-click restore”. And test them ● Good hosting > automatic daily backup (no need of plugins) ● Files are not enough > DB! CustomizeWoo.com
  8. 8. 7. Cache enabled while coding ● Mostly when customizing CSS (PHP usually fine) ● Could be a plugin or server-side caching (ask your hosting) ● Test in incognito mode CustomizeWoo.com
  9. 9. 8. Poor hosting ● Investing less $ means paying more $ when trouble happens ● 24/7 (helpful) support, staging, daily backup & 1-click restore, SSL ● WordPress optimized CustomizeWoo.com
  10. 10. 9. No project management ● Even small jobs require a little contract / agreement / T&C ● Who’s doing what e.g. product upload, content writing ● $ deposit a must CustomizeWoo.com
  11. 11. 10. Hoping it’s update-proof ● No customization lasts forever (plugins are constantly updated to follow WC updates, and so should your snippets) CustomizeWoo.com

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