KB: Disable Standalone Sale of Printed Course Manual

How to: Stop selling Printed Course Manuals, individually

Applies to: All printed manuals

Table of Contents

Disable Standalone Sale of Printed Course Manual

Further information/problem description

Printed course manuals can be purchase individually (standalone) and/or with the associated course purchase.

Individually

With course purchase

  • the sale-ability of an item is controlled by it’s price field, see this KB for more info
  • it’s appearance on the catalog page is controlled by it’s visibility settings
  • it’s appearance on the course product page is controlled by the course product settings

Solution

  1. To remove the manual from the catalog, we must
    1. Disable it from Catalog visibility

How-To/Instruction Steps

Disable Standalone Sale of Printed Course Manual

  1. Go to the wp-admin (backend) area of the site
  2. Navigate to Products > All Products
  3. Search for the name of the Printed Manual
  4. Edit the Printed Manual product, NOTE: don’t edit the course product, e.g.
  5. Under Publish > Catalog visibility, click Edit
  6. Change the radio button to Hidden, click OK

  7. Under Publish > Catalog visibility, click Update

This will now be hidden from the products and catalogs page!