The discussions between WooThemes and Stripe that ended up with the Stripe payment gateway being free for WooCommerce seem to go a little farther than the extension. The WooThemes website is now powered by Stripe checkout as well, including automatic renewals. Auto-renewals are new at WooThemes, and they had been running on PayPal only (not accepting credit cards) since their hack in mid-2014.
A new version of WooCommerce Blocks is out, and as noted in these release notes, this release includes small tweaks and bug fixes worthy of an update. ✨
WooCommerce 6.4 RC 1 📦 Blocks and Admin 🔌 Time to Retire ZeroClipboard ⚠️ Clients in a Candy Store 🍬 Sustainable Woo? 🪴 Zach Stepek, Carl Alexander, Till Krüss, and JJJ 🎙️
Don’t miss your opportunity to visit Boston for the second iteration of A Day of REST, a conference exclusively devoted to teaching you about the WordPress REST API.
WooCommerce 3.8 is live. It has been in development since August 2019 and contains 516 commits by 28 authors. “This version represents a move towards smaller, stable, and more frequent WooCommerce releases” and contains a new suite of product blocks. 🛒 Speaking of WooCommerce, I found this article about setting up an online takeout ordering…
The official deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is May 25, 2018. If you don’t know what GDPR is yet, then you should get up to speed. There is an official discussion on how to make WordPress core compliant with GDPR. Those planning on attending WordCamp Europe 2018 might want to keep watching this page and…
The Code Company explains why they don’t recommend WooCommerce for large (50+ orders a week) eCommerce projects. They discuss database structure, costs, scaling, and the store administrator experience. 👎