SkyVerge named to the 2019 Inc 5000 list

We joined the Inc 5000 list last year as one of the fastest-growing, privately-held companies in America, and we’re thrilled to be back on the list this year. A lot has changed over the past year, in which we saw tremendous growth and welcomed a number of new team members (officially approaching 30 now!). When my cofounder Justin and I started SkyVerge in 2013, we not only wanted to build great software for eCommerce stores,…

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How to personalize WooCommerce order emails

One of the most frustrating things about WooCommerce is the inability to change your order emails to fit your brand or voice. While you can completely change the way your storefront looks using a new theme to represent your brand, the order emails in WooCommerce are generic and difficult to customize. For a newcomer to WooCommerce, this is often jarring: how can I adjust my WooCommerce receipt email to add new information or a thank…

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secure payments

A new Authorize.Net experience

The Authorize.Net integrations for WooCommerce were among some of the earliest plugins we built at SkyVerge. At that time, Authorize.Net had several different APIs that allowed you to do different things: the AIM API handled directly processing payments, the CIM API handled securely tokenizing saved methods, the DPM API handled embedded payment forms, and the SIM API handled off-site transactions. As a result of all of this separation, there were 4 different extensions to do…

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Online payments

WooCommerce Global Payments version 2.0

Who loves shiny new payment integrations for WooCommerce? ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ We’ve completely rebuilt the WooCommerce Global Payments integration, and version 2.0 adds some of the most advanced payment capabilities for WooCommerce. This streamlined integration now supports the latest that Global Payments has to offer. Improved setup Getting started with your payment gateway shouldn’t be a headache โ€” we’ve streamlined the plugin settings and added debug mode to help diagnose any issues that may arise. Need to…

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Send SMS reminders for WooCommerce Bookings

Selling bookable products in your WooCommerce store? You can now send SMS reminders for appointments via Twilio for WooCommerce! ๐Ÿ“ฑ Version 1.12.0 of Twilio for WooCommerce adds a WooCommerce Bookings integration to configure SMS reminders for your bookings. When both plugins are active on your WooCommerce site, you’ll see a new “Bookings” settings section under WooCommerce > Settings > SMS. Here you’ll be able to determine what the opt-in checkbox says at checkout when a…

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Tips checkout

WooCommerce Checkout Add-ons version 2.0

Hello, interwebs! ๐Ÿ‘‹ What’s fresh with an entirely different user experience? WooCommerce Checkout Add-ons version 2.0! ๐Ÿ Let’s take a look through some of the changes in this major upgrade, and how it changes managing add-ons in your store. Version 2.0 doesn’t change much of what your customers will see, but it makes some big improvements in how you manage add-ons, as well as improvements in structure that make it friendlier to developers and customizations….

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New year

SkyVerge in 2018

The week between Christmas and New Yearโ€™s Eve is a great time to reflect on what youโ€™ve accomplished as a company over the past year. The post-holiday lull provides some much-needed time to step back and get a birdโ€™s-eye view of the past year before setting goals for the next. We spent the past few days at SkyVerge reviewing everything we built, improved, worked on, and shipped. As a team, weโ€™ve put more focus on…

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Better extension support using the WooCommerce REST API

As many of you know, our team started to handle all plugin support from last year. This was an interesting change for us, as our team had previously been involved in second-tier support, with the WooCommerce team responding to incoming questions and working with our team as needed. Just about a year has passed since this we fully transitioned support to our team. We’ve learned a lot about providing better customer service, and have…

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The completely rebuilt WooCommerce USA ePay

Who doesn’t love taking new orders in their online store? ๐Ÿ’ธ Payment processing is a huge part of the order lifecycle, and today I’d love to share how we’re making that process a lot better for WooCommerce stores using USA ePay. We’ve re-built this plugin from the ground-up — let’s dive into some of the newest changes and features! Improved setup Our setup process for WooCommerce USA ePay was not great: showing accepted card types…

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WooCommerce Memberships: A RESTful API and Jilt integration for advanced emails

WooCommerce Memberships 1.11.0 is here! The new version is packed with important features both above and under the hood. This release of Memberships represents an important milestone in the evolution of this extension, and we’re very excited to see what it brings next. We have a really cool new integration, tools developers will love, and better guidance for new users. Let’s dive in! ๐ŸŒŠ PHP 5.3 is now required Starting from this version, Memberships will…

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