Do the Woo Roundup: WooCommerce News – June 26, 2020

Do the Woo Roundup: WooCommerce News – June 26, 2020
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WooCommerce news, new products and services, company news, and events in the WooCommerce community.

WooCommerce News

New WooCommerce Home Screen

Coming in the release of 4.3, you will find a new home screen for WooCommerce. Changes will include a:

  • Inbox which is now in the activity panel as an option for the home screen.
  • Stats overview where you can select up to six data points including total sales, orders or items sold.
  • Quick access to store management with initial features such as editing specific settings or adding products.

You can find more info over on the WooCommerce blog.

Testing for New Navigation in WooCommerce

The WooCommerce design team has been working on a prototype for a new navigation in WooCommerce. It’s streamlined to help store owners to save time by speeding up their workflow.

Feedback is very important on this proposed idea and both store owners and developers are encouraged to walk through 10 minutes of interactive tasks and questions to provide feedback to the team. For your participation, you will receive the New Navigation as a feature plugin prior to the launch. To get started, check it out here.

WooCommerce Blocks 2.8 Release Notes

WooCommerce Blocks 2.8 was released and includes several improvements to the blocks including the most recent Cart and Checkout block. You can download the latest version on

WooCommerce 4.3 Release Candidate

Still slated for a July 7th final release, the latest RC is available for testing.

Products and Services

NEW PLUGIN: WooCommerce Wholesale Pro

This new plugin allows you to create either or both a public or wholesale area on your WooCommerce store. It allows a hidden area that only resalers can see with registration, B2B discounts and quick order, one-page forms. This is particularly useful for those whose current sites were not originally designed for use by both wholesalers and consumers.

NEW EXTENSION – Google Ads ROI Optimizer

This new plugin along with the SaaS platform enables eCommerce brands to build direct relationships with their repeat customers using AI/Machine-Learning generated discounts. The tool identifies eligible returning customers that inflate acquisition advertising costs and persuades them to shop directly in exchange for personalized discounts.

A Deal on WooCommerce Managed Hosting

If you are looking for solid WooCommerce hosting, Nexcess/Liquid Web is having a summer sale that that gives you 40% off 3 months of hosting with the code SUMMER40. The sales ends June 30th.

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