Do the Woo Roundup WooCommerce News: January 24, 2020

Here’s what we found this week by way of submissions and scouring the web.

WooCommerce News

The final release of WooCommerce 3.9 came out. The biggest feature is the addition of the all new product blocks where you can share your shop page on any page or post. The delay of this release was due to the addition of MaxMind Geolocation.

Nexcess/Liquid Web offers new, lower priced Managed WooCommerce hosting. You can now get the Starter level hosting for only $19 a month with all the premium addons that come with their packages.

SkyVerge has taken over development of the popular WooCommerce extension, Facebook for WooCommerce.

New WooCommerce Plugins and Extensions

UPS announced its offering of a free plugin to make UPS tools and service seamless for four popular eCommerce platforms, including WooCommerce.

BitcartCC is a free and open-source cryptocurrency payment processor which allows you to receive payments in Bitcoin and altcoins directly, with no fees, transaction cost or middleman.

The Standard Box Sizes plugin is designed exclusively for use with Eniture Technology’s Small Package Quotes plugins. The plugin lets merchants record standard box sizes which are subsequently used to identify a packaging solution prior to obtaining shipping rate estimates.

More Woo & Beyond eCommerce News on the Web

Learn why WooCommerce is the best Creative Market alternative, how to sell digital products with WooCommerce, and what a few store owners have done to succeed online. via WooCommerce

Facing declining product searches thanks to marketplaces such as Amazon and Walmart, Google amped up its eCommerce search game last week with a new organic search feature: popular products. Another good perspective on the new product search. via PracticalEcommerce

If your business is an online store which is selling products or services, you might be interested in helpful advice on how to reach more customers using eCommerce strategyvia Devrix.com


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