Automattic Acquires Prospress, the company behind WooCommerce Subscriptions

Automattic has acquired Prospress and its flagship WooCommerce Subscriptions product, along with the company’s entire suite of e-commerce plugins and automation tools. Prospress’ 20 employees will be joining Automattic to continue developing and supporting their products. There are no immediate changes planned for current WooCommerce Subscriptions customers. Automattic will begin (more…) …

Storefront 2.5.0 Introduces a Custom, Block-Based Homepage

Storefront, WooCommerce’s free flagship theme, has just released version 2.5.0 with updates that make it easier to setup and customize the homepage. In 2017, WooCommerce 2.2 introduced starter content to help users set up the homepage template, menus, widgets, and add some demo products. This content has been updated to (more…) …

Storefront 2.5.0 Introduces a Custom, Block-Based Homepage

WooCommerce 3.6 Released with New Product Blocks and Major Performance Improvements

WooCommerce 3.6 was released this week after six months in development. Store owners with sites running on WordPress 5.0+ will now have access to eight new product blocks, including hand picked products, featured products, products by category/attribute, sale products, new products, top rated, products, and best selling products. These blocks (more…) …

WooCommerce 3.6 Released with New Product Blocks and Major Performance Improvements

WooCommerce 3.6 RC2 Removes Marketplace Suggestions from Product Listing, Adds Setting to Turn them Off

WooCommerce 3.6 RC2 was released today with changes to the planned Marketplace Suggestions feature after core developers received overwhelmingly negative feedback on its implementation. This RC removes the ads from the product listings, which was one of the most controversial placements for them. It also adds a new setting to (more…) …

WPGraphQL Project Gains Momentum with Growing Library of Extensions for Popular WordPress Projects

The WPGraphQL project, a plugin that provides an extendable GraphQL schema and API for WordPress sites, has been gaining momentum over the past several months. Creator and maintainer Jason Bahl put the project up on Open Collective last week after people frequently asked how the community can support the project. (more…) …

WooCommerce 3.6 to Add Marketplace Suggestions, Despite Overwhelmingly Negative Feedback from Developer Community

In one of the most unpopular changes in the history of the WooCommerce open source project, version 3.6 will introduce “Marketplace Suggestions.” The update adds suggestions to the products admin screen, which vary based on whether it’s an empty state or within the list of products. “They are contextual mentions (more…) …

WooCommerce 3.6 to Add Marketplace Suggestions, Despite Overwhelmingly Negative Feedback from Developer Community

WooCommerce Launches New Mobile Apps for iOS and Android

This week marks the first public release of WooCommerce’s new mobile app for Android and the improved version for iOS. WooCommerce began beta testing the Android app late last year and the original iOS app has been updated to offer the same features. This first release should be considered a (more…) …

WooCommerce Blocks is Now a Feature Plugin, Version 1.3.0 Introduces 6 New Blocks

WooCommerce Blocks 1.3.0 was released yesterday with six new blocks. Previously, the plugin allowed users to display a grid of products by category. The new version introduces a Featured Product Block with design options for customizing nearly everything about the display, including color overlay, price and description, text alignment, call-to-action (more…) …

WooCommerce Blocks is Now a Feature Plugin, Version 1.3.0 Introduces 6 New Blocks

Security Week 46: давайте что-нибудь обновим

Рано или поздно это происходит: вы открываете на мобильном телефоне YouTube, но вместо пачки видеороликов получаете предложение срочно обновиться. Или наконец-то находите время поиграть в Playstation, но тут как раз прилетели апдейты, вы их полчаса качаете и устанавливаете, потом выключаете приставку. Или заходите в админку WordPress, чтобы написать гениальный пост, но пора обновлять и сам WordPress, и плагины.

Сегодняшний выпуск — про апдейты операционной системы Android, патчи для двух плагинов в WordPress, короче, про то, чем придется заняться, если у вас есть смартфон или сайт. Апдейты для плагинов Wordpress интересны тем, что показывают, что будет, если все же не потратить время…

Security Week 46: давайте что-нибудь обновим

WooCommerce 3.5 Introduces REST API v3, Improves Transactional Emails

WooCommerce 3.5 was released this week. It’s a minor update that has been in development since May and began testing in September. The release should be backwards compatible to version 3.0 of the plugin but users are always advised to test all of their themes and extensions before updating. Store (more…) …

WooCommerce 3.5 Introduces REST API v3, Improves Transactional Emails

The New Woo Adopts Gutenberg Components, User Interface Driven by React

WooSesh, the free virtual conference devoted to WooCommerce kicked off earlier today. Todd Wilkins, Head of eCommerce at Automattic, Kelly Hoffman, Head of Design for eCommerce at Automattic, and Aviva Pinchas, Product Lead of the WooCommerce Marketplace at Automattic got things started with the keynote presentation. Wilkins highlighted what the (more…) …

The New Woo Adopts Gutenberg Components, User Interface Driven by React

Official WooCommerce Android App Now in Beta

The first official WooCommerce Android app is now in open beta. The companion mobile app allows users to manage their WooCommerce stores on the go. Store owners who want to test the unreleased version of the mobile app can sign up with the Google Play Store. The WooCommerce app requires (more…) …

Official WooCommerce Android App Now in Beta

Pootlepress Previews Upcoming Storefront Blocks Plugin for WooCommerce

At the end of 2017, WooCommerce published some of their “Wootenberg experiments”, one of the first previews of what e-commerce might look like in the Gutenberg era. Gutenberg’s handling of meta boxes has greatly evolved since that time and the WooCommerce Gutenberg Products Block feature plugin is now active on (more…) …

Pootlepress Previews Upcoming Storefront Blocks Plugin for WooCommerce