Settings: Bookstore

Go to WordPress Dashboard > WooCommerce > Settins > Bookstore. In this screen you are able to setup several Bookstore’s options.

bookstore-settings

Book Single Page

Enter settings for the Single Book page

  • Book Details Tab: check if you want to the to display book details as Product tab
  • Tab Priority: priority in product tabs
  • Book Details: if you do not want to use product tabs in order to display Book Information select here where would you like to be displayed

Author Settings

Author settings for the Single Book page

  • Show Author Bio: check if you want to display author’s bio
  • Display Type: select whether you would like to be displayed in a separate product tab or after book details
  • Tab Priority: if displayed in a tab then enter the priority
  • Show Author Thumbnail: Check if you would like to show Author’s Thumbnail

Publisher Settings

Publisher settings for the Single Book page

  • Show Publisher Bio: check if you want to display publisher’s bio
  • Display Type: select whether you would like to be displayed in a separate product tab or after book details
  • Tab Priority: if displayed in a tab then enter the priority
  • Show Author Thumbnail: Check if you would like to show Publisher’s Thumbnail

Permalinks

Here you are able to edit permalinks for book’s taxonomies.

Remember to resave permalinks after changing taxonomy slugs.
If you are using WPML you should insert slugs in English.

Bookstore Pages

In this section you are asked to enter some pages that WooCommerce Bookstore is going to use.

  • Bookstore: archive page. This is the page that will contain [woo_bookstore_catalog] shortcode
  • Advanced search: the main Advanced Search page. This is the page that will contain [woo_bookstore_advanced_search] shortcode
  • Search everywhere: this option is useful when you do not want to use advanced search page provided by our plugin. For example if you would like the user to be redirected to your main eshop page after search. After you’ve checked this option make sure to select the desired page in previous dropdown “Advanced search”.

Images | Settings

Enter here the desired image sizes for Authors, Book Categories, Publishers. If you are not sure use 400×600 and uncheck Hard Crop.

Styling | Settings

  • Use default css: if you would like to customize Bookstore pages uncheck this.
  • jQuery UI css: plugin user jQuery UI for autocomplete in Advanced Search Form. The theme that is being used is Flick. Uncheck if you want to use your own style

You should have basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and WordPress Theming if you would like to uncheck those options below.

Advanced Settings

In most of the cases Bookstores have thousands of Books and as a result your Website’s performance might be affected. WooCommerce Bookstore offers its own caching system in order to fetch results as fast as possible.

Options explained:

  • Enable Cache: check to enable cache.
  • Cache lifetime: enter how many seconds you would like book data to be cached.
  • Purge Cache: check if you would like to purge cache every time you create or update a Book.
  • Empty Cache: manually empty cache.

Export Books

Use this option if you wish to export your books in a csv file. Once you’ve created file it will be available for download.