WooCommerce 2.6 is now in beta version 4 with a release date just over a week from now. We’ll have a review ready for you right before it’s released and WooThemes has tips on preparing for an update 🙂
New or Updated Plugins & Themes
- Restrict Content Pro has released an EDD Wallet Extension that allows you to award subscribers with EDD store credits.
WooCommerce Memberships was updated this week to add member CSV import (with merging!) and export so that you can move members into external software or bulk update them via CSV.
Cart66 has reduced pricing to $9.99+ per month with annual discounts, providing a really feature-rich solution for under $100 per year.
Reviews & Tutorials
Tons of WooCommerce tutorials to choose from this week!
- Add a customer logout link to your main menu with this tutorial from Nicola Mustone — it will even be hidden for logged-out users.
Mike Jolley shows you how to add a product’s upsells to the cart via a custom link.
You can redirect to the shop page when a customer adds an item to the cart (rather than the cart / checkout) with this tutorial from Patrick Rauland.
WooThemes has tips on displaying product variations to provide more information to customers and overcome purchasing doubts.
Other Tips & Articles
eCommerce Fuel has a great podcast on eCommerce user experience with Jason Broughton from Zappos.
Here are some great tips for home-goods stores via WooThemes.
Thanks for stopping by, and enjoy your weekend!