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WooCommerce 3.2.1 fix release notes

The WooCommerce 3.2.1 fix release is now available. You can download it from WordPress.org or as an automatic update in your administration panel. So far, we’ve only stumbled across a handful of issues, most of which are pretty small. That said, since there were some calculation issues in the cart, we’ve decided to push this&ellipsis;Read the full post »

WooCommerce 3.2 Adds Ability to Apply Coupons in the Admin, Introduces Pre-Update Version Checks for Extensions

WooCommerce 3.2 has arrived a week ahead of the plugin’s upcoming WooConf Developers Conference in Seattle. The release went into beta at the end of August and an extra week was added to the RC testing phase to give store owners and extension developers ample opportunity to prepare for the (more…)

What’s new in WooCommerce 3.2: Improved coupons and extension management

Since our last minor release back in June, we’ve been working on a multitude of improvements to improve the WooCommerce admin experience: Apply discounts to orders using coupons, without the chore of doing manual calculations. See which versions of extensions are tested with new WooCommerce updates, before updating. Improved management features for WooCommerce.com extensions. A […]

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WooCommerce 3.2 has been released

Today we’re excited to release WooCommerce 3.2 into the wild! 3.2 has been in development since July, and has had over 1610 commits from 98 contributors. 3.2 is a minor update. All changes should be backwards compatible with 3.0 and 3.1 sites, but we do still recommend ensuring extensions and themes are compatible before upgrading by testing&ellipsis;Read the full post »

October 17th: Dev chat #12

The next chat will be on October 17th at 16:00 UTC in the #core channel of the WooCommerce Community Slack. If you don’t already have access to the group, you can request an invite at the bottom of the WooCommerce developers page. Here is the agenda: WooCommerce 3.2 post-launch feedback WooCommerce 3.3 plans WooCommerce Order&ellipsis;Read the full post »

WooCommerce 3.2 RC2

WooCommerce 3.1.0 RC2 is available for testing. This includes a few small fixes. To test WooCommerce 3.1.0 RC2, you can use our WooCommerce Beta Tester plugin or you can download the release candidate here (zip). Think you’ve found a bug? Please post in detail to Github. The final version of 3.2 is due for release&ellipsis;Read the full post »

WooCommerce 3.2 RC1

Today, the release candidate for WooCommerce 3.2 is available! 3.2 is a minor release with several improvements and some new features, including the ability to apply coupons on the orders admin screen. Shipping a release candidate (RC) means we think we’re done but we’d like your help testing in case we’ve missed something. We hope to&ellipsis;Read the full post »

Automate WooCommerce with Zapier and increase efficiency

Business ownership is a steady stream of satisfying milestones and ever-expanding to-do lists. Whether a budding WooCommerce entrepreneur or a seasoned store owner, you’re likely on the lookout for ways to cut a few corners and knock off tasks from your list. Automation is one surefire way to boost efficiency. Read on for tips on […]

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How store owners can automate their online business

Running a successful business is tough. There are transactions to track, products to update and restock, new customers to onboard, support tickets to manage—and the list goes on. Plus, with your store open for business 24/7, the pressure is on to deliver a top-notch experience for customers around the clock. Luckily there’s a way for […]

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Important update: WooCommerce 3.2 will now be released October 11th.

We have a small number of remaining open issues that need to be fixed before we can tag and send out the release candidate (RC) for WooCommerce 3.2. When we ship an RC it means we think we’re done, so it is important that all known issues are fixed before that happens. To ensure a&ellipsis;Read the full post »

The power and purpose of knowing your customers

“What got us here won’t get us there… I want to have design leading the way. A lot more user research. A lot more mockups.” – Matt Mullenweg At WordCamp US 2016, Matt Mullenweg’s State of the Word outlined a vision for WordPress being design-led. Since then, WooCommerce has doubled down on our efforts to […]

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WooCommerce 3.2 Beta is here!

Today we’re pleased to announce that WooCommerce 3.2 is available for beta testing! You can download it here. Release highlights 3.2 is our second minor release this year. There should be no breaking changes, new functionality should exist in a backwards-compatible manner, and updating from 3.1 or 3.0 should be a hassle free! Here is&ellipsis;Read the full post »

What WooCommerce developers can expect at WooConf 2017

Conferences have a few important features, two of them being content and people. Yes, a great venue, beautiful city, and awesome swag all add to it, but at the end of the day it needs to count to invest time and money in going somewhere. We get this. Excellence has consistently been top priority at […]

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New version check in WooCommerce 3.2

WooCommerce 3.2 will be released with a new version check feature. If you have active plugins that have not declared compatibility with the latest version of WooCommerce a variety of helpful warnings display when you try and upgrade WooCommerce. These messages will advise you about how you can safely upgrade in a way that prevents&ellipsis;Read the full post »

August 29th: Dev Chat #10

The next chat will be on August 29th at 16:00 UTC in the #core channel of the WooCommerce Community Slack. If you don’t already have access to the group, you can request an invite at the bottom of the WooCommerce developers page. Here is the agenda: 3.2 beta Coupon & cart improvements Extensions version check&ellipsis;Read the full post »

Coupon and cart improvements in 3.2

For WooCommerce 3.2 we set out to tackle some long-standing issues with our coupon and cart classes to both improve test coverage, and make calculations more stable. For anyone who has looked under the hood at the cart and coupon classes in core you’ll know that they are very deeply coupled and coded in a&ellipsis;Read the full post »

Four principles for successfully handing over a store to your customers

Sometimes we’re under the impression that finishing a WooCommerce development project is the end of the road, but that’s really just the beginning. When you hand over a site it’s the start of that store’s life cycle and, as a developer, you likely will not be the most important person on the store anymore. The […]

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Dev chat summary – August 15th 2017

This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from August 15th (agenda, Slack archive). WooCommerce 3.2 update: Last thing to work on is the Webhooks CRUD The discounts/coupon API work is merged into master. Dev blog post coming this week. Asked developers to check against master coupons for compatibility due to the refactors. Asked for more&ellipsis;Read the full post »

WooCommerce 3.1.2 fix release notes

The WooCommerce 3.1.2 fix release is now available. You can download it from WordPress.org or as an automatic update in your administration panel. ~35 commits made it into this fix release. The full changelog is below. * Fix – Importer: Prevent multiple placeholders being created when mixing IDs and SKUs. * Fix – Importer: correctly set&ellipsis;Read the full post »

August 15th: Dev chat #9

The next chat will be on August 15th at 16:00 UTC in the #core channel of the WooCommerce Community Slack. If you don’t already have access to the group, you can request an invite at the bottom of the WooCommerce developers page. Here is the agenda: 3.2 progress SelectWoo If you have anything to propose&ellipsis;Read the full post »

selectWoo – An accessible replacement for select2

The select2 library makes it simple for anyone to add full-featured, good-looking dropdown menus to their site. According to Wappalyzer, at least 850,000 websites are currently using select2. WooCommerce uses it in many places to enhance the look and usability of stores. It is an excellent and popular library for making custom dropdown menus, but&ellipsis;Read the full post »

Transfer WooCommerce.com subscription purchases to clients or other users with a click

Until yesterday if you needed to transfer a WooCommerce.com subscription to a client or another WooCommerce.com user you had to submit a ticket and one of our Happiness Engineers would transfer it on your behalf. But no longer! You can now self-initiate a WooCommerce.com subscription transfer which can then be accepted or rejected by the user […]

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Meet our longest serving Woo Happiness Engineers

Part of the celebrations around our ninth birthday have taken stock of how Woo has evolved and grown over the years. Because support is a foundational part of our business and service, what better way to pause and review than through the voices of three of our longest serving happiness engineers. Stuart Duff, Sven Hutchinson, […]

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WooCommerce in Botswana: An interview with Ziigie.com

WooCommerce is used by store owners from all over the world – store owners such as Tshegofatso Tlhong. Tshego is a young woman from Botswana with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and is also the managing director and founder of Ziigie.com. We sat down with Tshego to find out more about how WooCommerce is helping her […]

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Revolution and evolution: The power of WordPress and WooCommerce

Imagine you live in a major city but WordPress is virtually unknown. Websites with presence are run by the government, there’s no WordCamp or meetup or startup culture, and people think you make keyboards when you say you’re a computer engineer. Now imagine that same city five years later. A multitude of diversified voices can […]

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Get up and running faster: Product importer, shipping service, extension management

Since our 3.0 release in April, we’ve been working on a slew of improvements to make it faster and simpler to get up and running with WooCommerce: Save time with the new, built-in import/export feature to add and update product information Manage WooCommerce.com subscriptions directly in WooCommerce Ship products more easily in the US and […]

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Cheers to our lucky golden ticket winner

Our annual Golden Ticket Competition picks one lucky person for a trip to WooConf, on us! This year the WooCommerce Developers Conference is in Seattle, and we’re pleased to announce our winner is Kevin Eulenberg. Woo! Kevin  is a  frontend developer , UX interface designer , co-founder of Froux.co, passionate musician and vinyl lover and, of course, fan of open […]

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Why you need to pick a marketing channel

Owning a Cinnabon at the mall means you’re only competing against the cookie store that’s also in that same mall. People who like cinnamon will stop by your store, and people who like oatmeal will probably visit the cookie store. You need not do much marketing because you’re only competing against one or two stores. […]

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Q&A with Thrive, a digital agency from the Gold Coast of Australia

The Gold Coast of Australia is a highly sought-after tourist destination with its sunny sub-tropical climate, perfect beaches, surf culture, and buzzing nightlife. Tourism aside, it’s a major film production hub and – the home of Thrive, a digital agency integrating WooCommerce beautifully into their clients’ stores. Read on for our Q&A interview with Thrive’s founder, including why they […]

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Four fresh businesses powered by WooCommerce Bookings

From a rentable photo booth to ice cream delivered by van, here’s how Bookings is being used in unique (and inspiring) ways.

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3 amazing things you can do with WooCommerce Bookings

WooCommerce Bookings isn’t just for making appointments. Find out how you can use it to sell your time, rent products, and more.

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Four ways to make managing your store’s updates easier

Don’t let updates run your store. Take back control with these tips to make managing them easier, from relying on your host to using a staging site.

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How to create and use backups with WooCommerce

Get tips and tools for creating, maintaining, and using backups of your store’s data.

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Win a golden ticket to WooConf

We’re hosting a conference this October for WooCommerce developers, the one and only WooConf! In fact early bird tickets went on sale just last week. Our theme for this year is open eCommerce, and in the spirit of the gathering we’re running our golden ticket competition for the third time. One lucky person will win a paid trip […]

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Announcing WooConf 2017: get all the details and reserve your spot

WooConf 2017 tickets are now on sale! Find out how you can save $200 by buying yours now, plus read all about this year’s conference.

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Start your new store quickly with PayPal Business in a Box

Start or grow your business with PayPal’s Business in a Box. Get what you need to sell online, take payments, manage your finances, and more.

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WooCommerce 2.6.10 fix release notes

The WooCommerce 2.6.10 fix release is now available. You can download it from WordPress.org or as an automatic update in your administration panel. ~30 commits made it into this release fixing several issues. The main change to be aware of surrounds the variation add to cart form script. A few versions back we spotted an incompatibility&ellipsis;Read the full post »

WooCommerce Powers 42% of All Online Stores

Last week Automattic published its annual “Year in Review” stats, including WooCommerce stats for the first time since the company acquired Woo in 2015. As of December, there are 1,594,894 active stores using WooCommerce and roughly 1/3 of those (530,000) are new in 2016. One of the most exciting areas (more…)

WooCommerce 2.7 beta 1 is here

WooCommerce 2.7 codename “Bionic Butterfly” has been tagged in GitHub and is ready for testing! This is a major release with large structural changes to help us work towards a more performant platform. There have been over 1900 commits from 16 contributors since July! You can download WC 2.7 Beta 1 here. ( @ v/&ellipsis;Read the full post »

2.7: A new CLI for WooCommerce

WooCommerce brings many improvements to the WP-CLI powered command-line interface we introduced back in WooCommerce 2.5. WP-CLI is a set of command-line tools for managing WordPress installations Our WC-CLI layer adds tools for managing products, coupons, payment gateways, shipping zones, and much more. In WooCommerce 2.5 and 2.6, the CLI was powered by it’s own&ellipsis;Read the full post »

What you can learn from Woo’s holiday sales

We’ve compiled learnings from Woo’s holiday sales. Read on for some key advice, how to handle ads, and tips on creating a positive user experience.

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WooCommerce 2.6.9 Security/Fix Release Notes

The WooCommerce 2.6.9 security/fix release is now available. You can download it on WordPress.org or as an automatic update in your administration panel. ~44 commits made it into this release fixing several minor issues and taking care of some security hardening. The main change was that we updated WooCommerce for compatibility with WordPress 4.7 and the&ellipsis;Read the full post »

8 email features to add for a great customer experience

From straightforward subject lines to unexpected surprises, learn the features you should include in your store’s emails to keep your customers cheering.

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How a Berlin startup is bringing artisan food back to everyday life

Read the story of Gegessen Wird Immer, a Berlin-based startup using WooCommerce to sell fresh, healthy and delicious food across Germany.

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How to best suggest additional products to your shoppers

Effectively upselling to your shoppers can be tricky. Read how to use cross-sells, bundles and groups in WooCommerce to best make bigger sales.

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The importance of accessibility for your online store

Learn how to create a WooCommerce store that is accessible to shoppers regardless of their location, ability or how they access the internet.

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3 WooCommerce stores with awesome product customizations

See how these three stores have creatively used WooCommerce extensions and custom code to allow their customers to order truly unique products.

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WooCommerce 2.6.8 Fix Release Notes

We’ve made a small update today (WooCommerce 2.6.8) to fix a few issues. You can download it on WordPress.org or as an automatic update in your administration panel. This release had ~14 commits. Fixed an issue where REQUEST_URI was missing a trailing slash during comparison in our page caching functions. Fixed an issue where empty prices were sent&ellipsis;Read the full post »

A developer’s checklist to optimizing your store for the holidays

Learn from one WooExpert what you should be doing now to prepare your store for the influx of holiday traffic, shoppers and purchases.

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Post-purchase emails to send to holiday customers

Don’t let your relationship with holiday shoppers end at the order receipt. Here are post-purchase emails you can try to bring them back again and again.

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