A bit late this week due to my time spent at IRCE, but better late than never 🙂
New or Updated Plugins & Themes
- WooCommerce Local Pickup Plus has released version 2.0, and SkyVerge has an overview of what’s been added, such as pickup appointments and restricting product availability at locations.
The Easy Digital Downloads Stripe extension now supports saved cards so customers can re-use a payment method.
AutomateWoo 3.0 brings improvements to how guests vs users are treated (they’re now all just “customers” in your workflows) and some triggers, such as “product reviews” have been updated as a result.
Tutorials & Reviews
We wrote about EDD Prevent Checkout this week to let you set order minimums and ensure a minimum order value in your digital goods store.
Paid Memberships Pro has tips on setting up a testing account for payment gateways, important for any eCommerce or membership site to ensure purchasing works as expected.
A quick WooCommerce developer tutorial: how to block registration via the Social Login plugin from SkyVerge.
Marketing & Conversions
ConversionXL has an interesting list of 8 subconscious marketing techniques to help you tap into decision-making parts of your customers’ psyche.
Good product photos are essential for many stores, but Practical Ecommerce also has some missteps to avoid with site photography.
Other Tips & Articles
- Shopify has some guidelines to managing online communities to help you build your brand and relationships with customers.