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Can't Save Short Product Description (4 posts)

  1. HeadrushGroup
    Posted 8 months ago #

    I cannot seem to save any short product descriptions. When hitting update to the page after changing the short product description for that particular product it reverts back to the same text. This only happens to products with lots of variations.

    This issue was open 5 months ago: http://wordpress.org/plugins/woocommerce/

    But dropping the number of variations isn't a very scalable answer. Does anyone have any thoughts?

  2. dynamikos
    Posted 8 months ago #

    Yeah I've got the same problem. I've managed to download my site and install it locally which enables me to then update the short product descriptions again . But I dont want to have to reinstall the website everytime I want make an change to this area of content.

    My other theory which follows on from this previous post http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-woocommerce-cant-update-product-short-description?replies=5

    I think I might have to many product variations and it seems to time out any changes that are stored to the database.

    But I'm at a loss on how to fix this :(

  3. florushj
    Posted 1 week ago #

    To fix this:

    Add this to your php.ini file
    max_input_vars = 3000

    Or add this to your .htaccess file in your wordpress root
    php_value max_input_vars 3000

    This problem has to do with the amount of characters there has to be updated in your database when you have a product with a lot of variations (and in my case different translations). The max is 1000, with one of these changes, everything should be working again.

  4. jayy09
    Posted 4 days ago #

    Did this fix ?


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