WooCommerce Docs

Documentation, Reference Materials, and Tutorials for your WooCommerce products


Known Conflicts, Issues and Workarounds

WordPress SEO by Yoast ↑ Back to Top

The setting “Redirect ugly URL’s to clean permalinks” in SEO > Permalinks is known to break the checkout process since it strips the query string. Turn this option off.

Easy Content Type ↑ Back to Top

Disable Taxonomy Archives Fix must be checked otherwise taxonomy archives (product categories) will not show products.

GoDaddy Hosting ↑ Back to Top

Some users have problems with GoDaddy and PayPal IPN/other gateways such as Authorize DPM. This is purely a hosting problem and it due to their non-standard security measures. These issues need to be worked out with GoDaddy themselves as it is out of our hands.

If you find a fix or a workaround for IPN issues and GoDaddy please let us know your experiences.

GoDaddy Sessions

A common problem with GoDaddy is that the sessions tmp directly is not writable causing errors like this. Again, you need to contact GoDaddy support to resolve these issues.

Easy PayPal Custom Fields ↑ Back to Top

Breaks sessions.

WordPress HTTPS ↑ Back to Top

If using WordPress HTTPS, you may experience problems with the Force SSL setting.

Suhosin ↑ Back to Top

If you notice things like tax rates not saving, Suhosin (a security module in PHP) may be preventing the POST data from being saved or you may be on PHP 5.3.9+ with max_input_vars being limited.

See: Problems with large amounts of data not saving

Losing session data between http and https ↑ Back to Top

This can also be caused by Suhosin and can be fixed by setting:

suhosin.session.cryptdocroot = Off

Double add to cart issues

Check your page source for any empty background-image (css) properties, or img and link tags with empty src/href attributes. These can cause pages to load multiple times.

Replete theme by Kriesi causing double add to cart issues ↑ Back to Top

The theme has options for background images in certain areas of the site, such as, header, content, socket, footer etc

By default these use url() awaiting a script to tell them what image to use, if no image is used it just defaults to url().

Pressable hosting ↑ Back to Top

Pressable always reset your password after registering the website. The password you set when registering is not the correct one you will have to use the one sent to you via the email that asked you to set a new password.

Frontpage Category Filter ↑ Back to Top

When you add the Frontpage Category Filter plugin there is a known conflict that messes up variations & sale prices and there are no known workarounds / configurations to get it to work at this time.

W3 Total Cache ↑ Back to Top

W3 Total Cache breaks wp-cron which certain extensions need to work properly. This can cause issues with Subscritions & Follow Up Emails

WP Customer Reviews ↑ Back to Top

The WP Customer Reviews adds extra HTML information to the Order Complete emails.

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