The (free) WooCommerce Product Export facility writes out a file that lists the comma-separated attribute names and associated rows that capture product-related content. Unfortunately, this file is insufficient to fully specify the Pricing Analytics data entities that we have created in the previous article. The Woo REST API for Products contains additional variables that are … Continue reading Mapping Product and Price Data (Updated version)
Figure 1 Summary: This is the second article in a series of posts about the process of building a simple WP plug-in that implements a temporal DSS database for users of WooCommerce. In the previous post, we “wireframed” a data model that shows the objects of potential interest to this application. At this point, excitement … Continue reading A Closer Look at Woo Products
In case you didn’t already know this: Woo uses a hybrid quasi-relational / EVA NoSQL data model. It is implemented on top of WP's underlying, equally non-relational meta schema, which runs atop MySQL or MariaDB. The WP data model was designed initially to provide data persistence to an early CMS system. It allowed the addition of … Continue reading WooCommerce Exposed!
Today at 6PM I shall be at the WP eCommerce presentation (they are calling it a shoot out, but given Florida's horrific problem with gun violence, I will not use that term) that will compare various ecommerce plugins that work with WP. I don't know how technical the presentation will be, but I am looking … Continue reading eCommerce WP Plug-in Event