Installation & Settings

Regenerating Images for Galleries

Sunshine generates the necessary sizes of an image and applies any watermark at the time an image is uploaded. If you have changed any of your image size or watermark settings you will need to regenerate the images from the original upload file. Sunshine has a built in tool for regenerating images for all Sunshine […]

Setting up Square

With the Square payment gateway add-on, you can allow your customers to pay for orders using your Square account. There are some things you will need to get from your Square account to setup the integration:

Configuring Tiered Shipping

The Tiered Shipping add-on uses a textual method for configuring the various shipping rates. Go to Sunshine > Settings > Shipping and find the Tiered Shipping method. Example 1 – 50:12|100:19|99999:23 With this setup, you would get the following: Sub total up to $50, shipping = $12 Sub total $50.01 – $100, shipping = $19 Sub […]

Not seeing automatic updates for add-ons in my WordPress admin

Whenever a new update for a Sunshine add-on is released, anyone with an active license will see the update available automatically in their WordPress admin area just like any other plugins on your site. If you know there is an update available and you are not seeing it available as an automatic update, try the following: Wait. Sunshine checks […]

Setup Guide

This is a quick overview of bare minimum steps needed to get Sunshine setup so you can start creating galleries for clients to buy products. If you have purchased Pro or any of our add-ons, please be sure to install the respective add-ons first. Further steps may be required for configuring or using our add-ons.

Amazon S3 integration for unlimited file storage

Sunshine core and our Digital Downloads add-on are now compatible with Amazon S3 through 3rd party plugin WP Offload S3 (free). Simply setup WP Offload S3 and you are done, no extra settings within Sunshine are necessary. All your media uploads will be sent to your Amazon S3 account where you have unlimited file storage.

Download Failed: Unauthorized

Some users have experienced an error notice when trying to update an add-on that says “Download failed. Unauthorized”. If you experience this issue, try deactivating the add-on, reactivating, then updating again. If still not working, there are some servers that for some reason prevent a connection to our website at To manually update the […]

Sunshine cannot be your front page

In order to have effective theme integration with WordPress, Sunshine Photo Cart makes use of WordPress’ endpoint rewrite API. What this does is take the URL of your Client Galleries page (example: and then adds on the information about which gallery you are on (example: So what Sunshine is actually doing is loading […]