Robin Hislop's Posts
Robin got his first modem in 1984 and has been in love with the internet ever since. He co-founded Spannerworks, one of the UK's first search marketing agencies in 1997. Based in Brighton, he builds great e-commerce and CMS web sites, and markets them online.
How to track WordPress comments as a Google Analytics goal if your theme uses the WordPress comment_form function. This solution uses jQuery to avoid making changes to core files.
Uploaded files attached to Gravity Form submissions can quickly mount up, filling up server space. Find out how to remove expired form entries, including the attached files; and also to remove any temporary files left over from abandoned submissions.
WooCommerce has many hooks to customise the email notifications sent at various stages of the purchase process, but these are not very well documented. Find out how to use some of these useful filters.
You can use Contact Form 7 to create a simple membership system for WordPress. Create a user registration form and use this snippet to automatically create user accounts which can be approved in the admin area.
Ecommerce site build in WooCommerce with highly-configurable products using Gravity Forms.
The free Barclays’ ePDQ payment gateway for WooCommerce was never updated to use endpoints for WooCommerce versions 2.1 and greater. Find out how to modify the plugin to use the newer versions.
OpenCart 1.5.x product reviews are displayed using AJAX, which means they cannot be indexed by search engines. This vqmod pulls the comments in as indexable HTML to solve this problem.
A post documenting my experience bulk importing many products into Magento 1.7, including dealing with multiple product images, and removing duplicate images from previous imports.