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Google Maps API Key

As of Sunshine 2.9.1, Sunshine has a feature that allows your users to auto-complete their address at checkout. To configure this feature, all you need is a Google Maps API key with proper APIs enabled and enter it into Sunshine’s settings. Here is how to  get your Google Maps API key and configure it: Generate […]

Items in cart are not updating or shopping cart is empty

If you are experiencing issues with the items in cart not updating after adding to cart or your shopping cart is showing as empty, then in almost all cases this is an issue with cache. Most sites add caching with a plugin to help speed up your site. Caching helps your site not have to […]

Test purchases with PayPal

It can be helpful to run some test purchases to make sure everything is working how you want it with your Sunshine install. PayPal has a Sandbox which is an almost exact clone of the live site where you can make test accounts and run test purchases.

Tax is not being applied

You may feel that tax is not being applied when it should be. Please check these things first: Make sure the products in cart have the “Taxable” option checked Make sure you have setup your tax settings: A Country / State and tax rate Make sure in your test order that you have a shipping address which […]

Extra shipping fees for large or heavy items

Some products, like canvases, are larger than simple prints. As such, your shipping costs may be a bit higher. Sunshine allows you to add extra shipping fees on a per-product basis just for cases like this. When adding or editing a product, find the “Extra Shipping Fee” (or just “Shipping” in older versions) field and add an […]