Lots of beta testing coming up! Remember, WooCommerce is also beta testing version 2.7, so you can ensure themes and extensions will be compatible soon.

New or Updated Plugins & Themes

  • AffiliateWP has released an extended REST API plugin to add full CRUD capabilities for developers.

  • Developers and site admins should start testing the Easy Digital Downloads version 2.7 beta, which improves cart handling, makes reports more efficient, and improved discounts API, and better support for resuming abandoned payments.

  • Another beta announcement: Restrict Content Pro is beta testing version 2.7 to improve free trials, add support for Authorize.Net, adds failed payment emails, and more.

Tutorials & Reviews

Marketing & Conversions

  • WooCommerce has shared some great insights they’ve learned from analyzing their own email marketing campaigns.

  • Marketing your products with 1-Click Upsells can improve WooCommerce sales with some help from this tutorial from BobWP.

  • Hiding your coupon code field could be a great way to lower your store’s abandonment according to Chris Lema.

Other Tips & Articles

  • Jilt has a guide to using lifecycle emails to engage your customers and improve your customer relationships.

  • Product reviews help your site overcome customer distrust due to customers’ high trust in peers, according to Practical Ecommerce.

Thanks for stopping by, and enjoy your weekend!

Posted by Beka Rice

Beka Rice manages the direction of Sell with WP content and writes or edits most of our articles to share her interests in eCommerce. Or she just writes as an excuse to spend more time jamming out to anything from The Clash to Lady Gaga. Who knows.