Do the Woo Roundup: WooCommerce News – June 19, 2020

Do the Woo Roundup: WooCommerce News – June 19, 2020
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WooCommerce news, new products and services, company news, and events in the WooCommerce community.

WooCommerce News

WooCommerce 4.3 Beta 1 Released

The first Beta is available for testing with a final released slated for July 7th. A couple of the foreseeable updates are a new look for the dashboard homepage and a default of 3 columns set for most of the Woo blocks. You can read more about this beta release here.

WooCommerce Hosting Benchmarks 2020

Review Signal has released a fairly comprehensive report that includes, specifically, WooCommerce benchmarks. This is based solely on performance and although the companies tested may not be your own hosting provider, this can give you some overall insights into what they have found.

Products & Services

NEW INTEGRATION – Password Protect WordPress Pro

A recent integration with WooCommerce comes the ability to send access links with passwords on virtual products, prevention of passwords or access links from being shared, restrictions for time or clicks on access and setting a usage limit or expiration date based on product quantity.

NEW PLUGIN – WooCommerce Multiple Email Recipients

This plugin allows customers to store extra email addresses directly in WooCommerce. For example, a customer purchases your product. Then they have to forward the email to their accounts department. This plugin gives them the chance to add additional emails to their account and you control which emails are available for multiple recipients.

NEW PLUGIN – WISDM Product Catalog Manager

This free plugin converts your shop into a catalog by hiding the price and purchase options for unregistered guests. Registered customers will be able to continue to view your normal shop with prices and options to purchase.

NEW EXTENSION – Product Warning and Disclaimers

This extension offers additional warnings and disclaimers that my be need for specific products. It adds warnings on the product page as text and popups, can show them based on tags and categories, and customize your own warnings or use their icons.


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