A WooCommerce Product Page without a Shopping Cart

I'm a member of two really great facebook groups (Orange Country WordPress and Advanced WordPress) – in fact, they're the first groups I've belonged to where I participate almost daily (as opposed to various LinkedIn, Quora, Google and other groups I belong to). But because I am on those almost daily, I can't really recall when it was that I saw the request come through about using an eCommerce site for its catalog (but without the eCommerce features). What they were saying was that they had a client who wanted to use a plugin to create good looking product pages, or a nice catalog, without giving anyone a shopping cart.

It seemed like an odd request until I came home from vacation and found a similar email request asking if there was a way to do something like it. What seemed odd and random now suddenly required me to spend a few minutes looking into. So I did. And thankfully, WooCommerce came to the rescue again.

WooCommerce is a plugin by the guys at WooThemes. I know some folks are bothered by the history of how Woo got started with this plugin, but I am not one of those folks. I love the plugin, have found it very useful, and highly recommend it for many things. Now, I recommend it for creating a good looking Woocommerce product page without any shopping cart features! Because a quick review of their extensions showed me this one:

You can pick up this nifty extension right here: http://www.woothemes.com/extension/catalog-visibility-options/

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Chris Lema
Chris Lema has been working with WordPress since 2005. Over the years he's been a blogger, a speaker at WordCamps, a coach for WordPress product companies, and the founder of the conference for WordPress business owners, called CaboPress. Today he's the VP of Products at Liquid Web, where he manages the world's first managed platform for WooCommerce stores.

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