The hardest part of any eCommerce solution is choosing the right shipping provider. It can seem overly complicated to find the best WordPress shipping provider and plugins and thats because it is. Rates with different providers and their level of integrations into an eCommerce solution is often very hard to understand. We’ll focus on WordPress + WooCommerce in this post with a look at some of the best providers in Australia.
Before I start all shipping costs are general estimates based on building 20+ eCommerce stores and currently running 3 of my own.
1. What are you shipping?
Are you shipping parcels, refrigerators, t-shirts, pallets or something else. [...]
WordPress doesnât have built-in support for developers working in multiple environments, e.g local, staging, and production. The process usually involves updating the database settings in wp-config.php and running a SQL change on the database to update the âwp_siteurlâ and âwp_homeâ settings. UsingÂ multi-environment config you don’t need to edit your config files between environments or update site URLs in your database.Â The system detects what environment the current website is in and loads the relevant config file for that environment.
It splits the config files out into:wp-config.default.php â any shared settings used [...]