Do the Woo Roundup: WooCommerce News: April 3, 2020

WooCommerce news, eCommerce news and new products and services for WooCommerce from this last week.

WooCommerce News

Coming Soon: WooCommerce Marketing Hub – WooCommerce 4.1 adds a new Marketing tab to emphasize its importance in merchants’ growth. This is the foundation for the development of a robust marketing hub to enable central management, control, and guidance for effective marketing.

WooCommerce Looking for Community Volunteers – WooCommerce is reaching out to its community of passionate and talented people to help put together a community support team and mentorship team for WooCommerce Meetups.


eCommerce News Beyond Woo

2020 Visa Trial Subscription Requirement Changes Guide – If you use Stripe and have subscriptions, you may have already been notified. But Visa is changing their rules governing free-trial and promotion-driven subscriptions on April 18, 2020.

Free Programs from eCommerce Service Providers to Combat Covid-19 – With the massive disruption caused by Covid-19, eCommerce service providers are finding ways to help. Here is a list of free programs from service providers to help fight the pandemic. The programs include grants for small businesses, information technology, fulfillment services, storage, start-up financing, assistance for local businesses, and free meditations to relieve anxiety.


New Plugins and Extensions

Countdown & Notifier for WooCommerce – This new extension offers a countdown that can be added to your single product pages. It allows you to collect subscribers and send out email notification.

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