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How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart – Part 13 – Overview of Shopp

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The next WordPress Shopping Cart to discuss is Shopp. I have been working with Shopp for a number of years and I have a quite a bit of instruction on the site on how to use Shopp. It’s a paid plugin by shoppplugin.net and it costs $55 per site which includes 1 year of support

How to Disable Shopp Without Losing the Shopp Data

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In this session we discuss how to disable Shopp without losing the Shopp data. Deactivating the plugin doesn’t have any effect on the data but to be sure you have your data backup your site first. We also talk about manually deleting the files with FileZilla with no effect on the database. Member: Volusion is

When to Use PayPal, WP eStore or Shopp

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In this session we discuss when to use PayPal, WP eStore or Shopp for your products. We discuss each system in detail and which is good for single products, digital products, multiple products, sales tax issues, complex shipping and ease of displaying products. Member: Well, in general, I have 2 clients now that made a

How to Manually Install an Upgrade to Shopp

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In this session we discuss how to manually install an upgrade to Shopp when the automatic installation fails. We backup a single Wordpress installation with BackupBuddy and exclude some of the directives that don’t need to be backed up. We also show how to detach the key from the site and manually enter the key

Lesson 9 – Part 6 – Customize the Shopp Category Template

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Rick: The next thing we want to do is fix this, right? If there are products on sale or if there are featured products, we want to show them but if there aren’t products on sale then we don’t want to show anything. Lanny: If there’s featured products, we want to show them. If there’s

Lesson 9 – Part 4 – Upgrade Customization Files

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Rick: However, we have done a bunch of customization to this. That’s really the next thing we have to do then is update the templates with the new templates while at the same time, preserving those templates that we changed. If we come back over and look at the themes, Thesis 1.8.2, Shopp and we

Lesson 9 – Part 2 – Perform the Automatic Upgrade

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Now we’ll come over to our plugins. I’ll go to installed plugins and this should have Shopp so it says there’s a new version of Shopp. We’re going to use the automatic upgrade and if it doesn’t work then we’ll use the FTP version. If it does work, we’re good. Finishing the Shopp upgrade, now

Lesson 9 – Upgrade to Shopp 1.2.1

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In this final lesson of our Build an Online Store Using Shopp we show how to upgrade to Shopp 1.2.1. We begin with backing up the site which is our standard recommendation for all upgrades. Then we upgrade Shopp and the addons we used for this site, Authorize.net, USPS and Amazon S3. We move on

How to Add Thesis SEO and Multimedia Box Features to Shopp Part 4 – Add Custom Descriptions to Product Categories

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In this session we show how to add custom descriptions to product categories using a category template. If it’s critical to have category SEO meta titles, the way to accomplish it is to include a description placed in the category template. Rick: Now this is a problem I have not figured out how to solve

How to Add Thesis SEO and Multimedia Box Features to Shopp Part 3 – Add Custom Titles to Product Categories

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In this session we show how to add custom titles to product categories and discuss the difference between the standard WordPress category function and the one that Shopp creates. Shopp has its own custom format for displaying so if we want to add a custom title, we use the regular WordPress category screen. Rick: Now

How to Add Thesis SEO and Multimedia Box Features to Shopp Part 2 – Add Thesis Post Meta to Shopp

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In this session we show how to add Thesis post meta to Shopp products by adding a function to the custom_functions.php file. It’s going to add not just the SEO information but the multimedia box, Javascript, Thesis post image and thumbnails. We also introduce the release of our plugin called Shopp Connect for Thesis that

How to Add Thesis SEO and Multimedia Box Features to Shopp

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In this series we discuss two ways of adding Thesis SEO and Multimedia Box features to Shopp. We show how to create the necessary code so you can add Thesis post meta to Shopp and custom titles and descriptions for product categories. We also discuss the option of using our plugin "Shopp Connect for Thesis" for these as well.

How to Setup California Local Sales Tax in Shopp Part 7 – Q&A

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We answer a question about  how long it will take to estimate the taxes with this function. We discuss some options and different possible iterations for this function. Rick:  We’re going to go ahead and save that. Craig, I’m going to actually unmute your microphone here for a second. So does that make sense? Craig: 

How to Setup California Local Sales Tax in Shopp Part 6 – Add Error Checking

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In this session we show how to add add error checking to the PHP function that returns the California local sales tax rate. We also try changing the cities to see if the tax rates will change. Rick:  Now that we know that our thing is working right, we’re going to add the new code

How to Setup California Local Sales Tax in Shopp Part 5 – Test the Function

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In this session we test the function and get rid of special characters that might affect the tax calculation. We also clean the city names up by applying filters to eliminate some of the errors. Rick:  The other iteration on this, although we should just check this, right now if there’s any typo, there’s not

How to Setup California Local Sales Tax in Shopp Part 3 – Obtaining and Formatting the Tax Rates

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In this session we go through the process of obtaining and formatting the tax rates and discuss the need to be in a specific format in order to work in PHP. We show how to create a variable after a return statement and a string of cities and values. That one little part of it