WooCommerce extension updates & releases

Introducing MailChimp for WooCommerce Memberships

Memberships has gone bananas! 😛 Just over a month ago we announced our first add-ons for WooCommerce Memberships, and now we’re already doubling down with a new premium add-on to combine the powers of Memberships with MailChimp! MailChimp for WooCommerce Memberships allows you to synchronize your members with any MailChimp list, and segment members according to plan and membership status. Why MailChimp? At SkyVerge, engaging with our customers is super important. Not only do we…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

Add-ons for WooCommerce Memberships are here!

WooCommerce Memberships has been one of our flagship products at SkyVerge for a couple years, and today we’re very excited for the next evolution of the Memberships ecosystem. When we originally built Memberships, our main goals were to provide a robust integration with Subscriptions for content protection, while also ensuring that sites could offer store perks to certain groups of customers (such as discounts or exclusive products). Over time, we’ve seen Memberships grow from a…

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It was a big year for SkyVerge

This year was one of the busiest ever for the SkyVerge crew. Yeah, we know, that’s what startups say about every year. But we really mean it! This year we grew our team, launched new products, made existing products better, and most importantly, helped over 50,000 shops using WooCommerce, Shopify, and Easy Digital Downloads to make more money and provide better experiences for their customers. Here’s what went down in 2017…

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Selling internationally: A Guide to Landed Costs for WooCommerce

As a WooCommerce merchant seeking to expand your business, one option is going international. A world of opportunity awaits merchants who can tap overseas markets, and that opportunity is only growing. Global retail ecommerce sales are expected to total more than $4 trillion by 2020. Great news! WooCommerce merchants can now automatically estimate and optionally charge landed cost fees using WooCommerce AvaTax. Selling internationally can not only vastly increase the numbers of your potential customers,…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce Memberships 1.9: Paving the way for Teams

WooCommerce Memberships version 1.9 is being released today! Exactly one year after 1.7, our biggest feature-packed release since the plugin inception. In between there have been 15 releases, 1 minor and 14 patch releases (according to semantic versioning terms). That’s more than one plugin update per month! Version 1.8 was too an important release: it had to account for WooCommerce 3.0 compatibility, an important milestone for the world’s largest eCommerce platform. For this reason, though,…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce Local Pickup Plus Version 2.0

Local Pickup Plus version 2.0.0 was released last week! This is a major rewrite of our plugin for managing pickup locations: a comprehensive solution to let your customers pick up their orders at one of your business premises. “A rewrite you say? Why the need to redo stuff? Does it mean it wasn’t good from the beginning?” — When software evolves it doesn’t mean stacking new features and things on top of the ones built…

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SkyTrip 2017

SkyTrip 2017 Recap

A few weeks ago, our team of 10 SkyVergers converged on Orlando, Florida for our 2nd annual company retreat, dubbed SkyTrip. It was an incredible 5 days of beautiful weather, sharing a few delicious meals together, a bit of work, and of course the ever-present ear-splitting 120 dB pool alarms found in Florida vacation homes. As a remote company, this co-located time with the entire team is really important to us, so we plan to…

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2016: Year in Review

Every year I find it super interesting to go back through an entire year’s worth of work to see what our team has accomplished, as you tend to forget some pretty big achievements as the year has gone on. It’s a great reminder of what you can get done in a year, along with seeing whether your longer term goals were realized or reinvented. 2016 saw a fair bit of growth and expansion for the…

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month in review

October in Review – 2016

A bit late this month, but better late than never 🙂 Let’s take a look at our October month in review and which major development projects have been completed or are in progress. We’d wrapped our in-progress development from September, and we’ve got a lot of exciting work in the pipeline now! General Updates October was a lot of heads-down development on our plugins and Jilt app while we tried to finish up with plugin…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce Social Login 2.0

We’re excited to share WooCommerce Social Login version 2.0 with you this week. This release doesn’t contain tons of new features, but it does have very significant changes to the plugin structure. Migrating to HybridAuth The biggest change in version 2.0 is that we’ve migrated to a new authentication library. This changes the way the plugin communicates with social networks to authenticate your customers and retrieve profile information. While you won’t see any changes at…

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