Stuart Lambon

I’m a graphic designer and typographer working for print and web.

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Setting a store-wide percentage for PayPal Adaptive Payments on WooCommerce

The WooCommerce PayPal Adaptive Payments plugin is a paid-for WooCommerce extension that allows you to split your PayPal payments between one or more receivers; it supports chained, parallel and simple payments. The extension by default allows you to set these fees on a product-by-product basis but this is a rather laborious and ineffective way of doing things if your store has many products and your fee is always to be the same. Luckily, by using the woocommerce_paypal_ap_payment_args filter you can dynamically assign receivers. The code provided on the documentation page allows you to set up multiple receivers across all products and this solves the […]

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Change the WooCommerce ‘Return to shop’ link

Something I historically struggled to alter with WooCommerce was the ‘Return to shop’ link the customer was presented with upon reaching an empty cart page. The default link sends the customer back to the ‘Shop’ page; this was usually an issue for me as a lot of the websites I worked on were full e-commerce shops and would prefer the customer to be pointed towards perhaps the homepage or a product category page. Perhaps in older versions of WooCommerce it would have sufficed to override a template file in your theme, but I (and probably everyone) should avoid this if possible to make updates […]

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