WooCommerce news, new products and services, and events for WooCommerce.
WooCommerce Community Chat #10
The latest WooCommerce chat took place this week. You check out the discussion on the WooCommerce Core Slack channel.
WooCommerce Blocks 2.6.0 Release
The newest release highlights are:
- Cart and checkout blocks added
- Introduction of a new status orders (“draft”)
- All Product Grid type blocks now defaults to 3 rows instead of one
- HTML editing is no longer supported in several blocks
There are several other improvements that you can learn about over on the WooCommerce dev blog.
WooCommerce 4.2 Release Candidate 2
4.2 RC 2 was released on May 27th, and they are on track for the planned release of 4.2 on June 2nd. See the post.
Extensions and Plugins
CedCommerce recently announced their new plugin that resides on the WooCommerce marketplace. This plugin offers instant import of products from AliExpress into your store with automated syncing of price and stock.
UPDATED – SearchWP
In this major release there are numerous improvements to help you with your WooCommerce store. It should be noted that by default, WordPress search ignores product details. With their integration both custom fields and taxonomy terms are considered when searching your site.
Events and Podcasts
Geek 2 English Podcast: Is It Too Early to Prep For Black Friday?
I had the pleasure of being on the Geek 2 English podcast with host Cal Evans. I was joined by TJ Gamble from Jamerson.com and Phillip Jackson from Future Commerce as we chatted about how early is too early to prep for Black Friday. Listen to the podcast.