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WooCommerce PDF Catalog FAQ

I need the Demo settings. Where can I find them?

The demo settings are below. You can just import them via the settings...

I only get strange signs in my PDF

If you get something like %PDF-1.4 %���� then please make sure you have installed the following PHP extensions mbstring gd Please contact your hosting partner if you do not know how to install these extensions.

Timeouts when creating full catalog

When you try to create the full catalog, but have many products / product categories we recommend the following: Increase the PHP max_execution_time (see here how) Turn on the Caching (WooCommerce > PDF Catalog > General > Enable...

Images in PDF displays as a red cross (https / mpdf)

First  please make sure, that you are not on a localhost AND do not have any .htaccess / .passwd on your sever. Because our plugin uses HTTP to get the images for the PDF creation and if your server blocks the images from public it won't...

How I can change the css style of top variation attributes background?

You can change the background color of the variations table inside the PDF like this: .woocommerce-pdf-catalog-variations .variation-head-row, .woocommerce-pdf-catalog-variations .variation-head-row th { background-color: red; }

How can I add custom Styles to the PDF Catalog?

When you want to add some styles to the PDF you should go to Advanced Settings > Enable debug mode. When you create the PDF then the raw html will be shown. This you can use to identify elements, that you want to style. The custom styles...

I get a 500 Error when installing the plugin?

You need to: Increase memory_limit Increas php_max_execution time Edit your .htaccess file and add the following: php_value upload_max_filesize 1000M php_value post_max_size 2000M php_value memory_limit 512M php_value max_execution_time...

The HTML code size is larger than pcre.backtrack_limit

If you get the issue message "The HTML code size is larger than pcre.backtrack_limit 1000000. You should use WriteHTML() with smaller string lengths." you can try the following: activate "Split HTML into Chunks" in advanced settings ...

Are WooCommerce B2B or Discount Plugins supported in PDF?

We use the WooCommerce standard get_price_html function to get the price for a product. If your 3rd party B2B or discount plugin hooks into this function, it will work. You could hook yourself into the filter applied there like the...

Generating Large PDF Catalogs

If you have many products like above 500 or many products in multiple categories, the full catalog may stop rendering and gives you a 500 / 504 error. However the category catalog still works (of course dependent on the amount of products inside...

Cannot find TTF TrueType font file DejaVuSans-Bold.ttf

Issue fixed in 1.6.9 - we added support for ATUM in 1.6.9 The error "Cannot find TTF TrueType font file DejaVuSans-Bold.ttf occurs when you have installed the ATUM WooCommerce Plugin on your site. The developers of the plugin also use a version...

How to add custom Data to the WooCommerce Products PDF?

If you want to add / show some custom data like post meta or similar, you can use one of our hooks. An example: add_filter( 'woocommerce_pdf_catalog_before_product_information_categories', 'show_case_pack_in_pdf', 10, 2); function...

Export WooCommerce Wishlists as PDF

Our WooCommerce Wishlist plugin is fully supported by our PDF Catalog plugin. If users create a wishlist and you have enabled Wishlist PDF export in plugin settings, they will see an export button as seen below. export woocommerce wishlist...

How do I stop Google from indexing PDF exports?

If you want Google to stop indexing the post, product or category PDF exports, you need to exclude the URL parameters within the Google Search Console. An example how to do this can you see here: URL Paramters in Google Search Console

How to not index PDF Catalogs or Products

If you want to prevent Google from indexing your exported PDF catalogs or products in WooCommerce you have to add the following lines into your robots.txt Disallow: /*?*pdf-catalog= Disallow: /*?*print-products= For existing indexed pages...

Are custom PDF layouts possible?

If none of the built in PDF layouts are what you are looking for then there are two solutions for your own custom PDF template. First option: code your own template in PHP. Print products PDF Therefore you can use one of the two...

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