WooCommerce Explores the Possibilities and Challenges for E-Commerce in the Gutenberg Era

The next release of WordPress (5.0) will introduce the new Gutenberg editor and contributors plan to keep it rolling towards the eventual goal of providing a full site building experience. Nearly every WordPress theme and plugin developer will be impacted by the change and many are starting to look ahead to how their products may…

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New Dispensary Details Plugin for WooCommerce Adds Cannabis Details to Products

photo credit: Blueberry Kush, Indica-3 – (license)Two years ago, WordPress developer Robert DeVore launched WP Dispensary, a free marijuana dispensary menu plugin for WordPress, and has since built an accompanying theme, additional free add-ons, and six commercial extensions. DeVore is aiming to make WP Dispensary a complete online menu software solution for dispensaries and delivery…

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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 update. Version 3.2 adds the…

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WooCommerce 3.2 to Introduce Pre-Update Extension Version Checks, Release Date Pushed Back to October 11

WooCommerce 3.2 RC1 is coming next week ahead of the plugin’s second major release this year. Version 3.1 introduced a new built-in product importer/exporter that supports CSV files and brought significant improvements to extension management. Version 3.2 is on track to make the process of updating stores a smoother experience with a long-awaited new feature…

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WooCommerce Forks select2, Releases selectWoo as a Drop-In Replacement with Improved Accessibility

The WooCommerce development team has forked select2 to create a more accessible, drop-in replacement library called selectWoo. select2 is a widely used jQuery-based library for making custom drop down menus. Many users are wondering if the project has been abandoned, because the repository hasn’t seen any activity since February and 115 pull requests have piled…

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Customizing the Payment Button Styles of the Stripe Payments Plugin

In this tutorial I am going to show you how you can customize the payment button styles of the Stripe Payments plugin. You can customize your button styling using “class” parameter of the shortcode. If it’s omitted, your button will retain the default style provided by Stripe: [accept_stripe_payment name=”Test Digital Item” price=”25″ url=”http://example.com/downloads/my-script.zip” button_text=”Buy Now”]…

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