How to Sell Subscriptions with WooCommerce and Get Sales Tax Right

Featured image credit: 401kcalculator.org (CC BY-SA 2.0) Selling goods and services by subscription — offering automatic, recurring delivery and charging automatic, recurring payments — is an eCommerce trend on the rise. While consumers have long been familiar with subscriptions to media services such The New York Times or Spotify, the popularity of subscriptions for physical products is rising now as well. Goods being sold by subscription range from razors (Dollar Shave Club) to the ingredients…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce Authorize.Net SIM Version 1.2

Last week we released WooCommerce Authorize.Net SIM version 1.2, which adds several new management features for store owners, making it easier to support order fulfillment workflows from within WooCommerce. This release was designed to avoid logging into your Authorize.Net control panel, as this can be cumbersome when managing orders, letting you make changes for transactions right within your store 🙂 Process Refunds and Voids Automatic refund and void support has been added to Authorize.Net SIM…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

Update Previous Reviews with WooCommerce Product Reviews Pro

WooCommerce Product Reviews Pro was updated to version 1.8 last week, which adds a couple of highly-requested features to make your product reviews even more seamless. As of this version, customers can now update previous reviews, and guests can watch threads to be notified of replies! Thread Watching In previous versions of Product Reviews Pro, only logged-in customers on your site could “watch” a review, question, or other contribution to be notified of replies. This…

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Behavior Funnels with Google Analytics

One of the easiest features of Enhanced Ecommerce with Google Analytics to use is the ability to view behavior funnels. These funnels are intended to give you insight into the shopping and purchasing experience in your eCommerce store, showing you were customers enter and leave the shopping or purchasing processes. We’ve drastically improved support for these funnels in WooCommerce Google Analytics Pro version 1.3.0+, ensuring that Shopping Behavior and Checkout Behavior reports will populate without…

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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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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce Intuit Payments version 2.0

We’ve got several exciting updates coming to WooCommerce Intuit Payments (formerly QBMS) to share with you, which should be available via your WooCommerce dashboard now! Version 2.0.0 brings some great enhancements to the existing QBMS gateway, along with adding a new Payments gateway as an option to harness the latest and greatest that QuickBooks has to offer. Not only that, this new update is fully tested and compatible with the upcoming WooCommerce 3.0! New Gateway…

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WooCommerce extension updates & releases

WooCommerce PDF Product Vouchers 3.0

This week, we’ll release WooCommerce PDF Product Vouchers version 3.0, which has been an update long in the making for our PDF Product Vouchers plugin. Over time, we’ve had a fair number of requests to add custom voucher fields, make editing voucher templates easier, support foreign (e.g., Cyrillic) characters, and other refinements. However, the largest pain point with the plugin was related to voucher management. Since vouchers were tightly tied to the orders they were…

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New year

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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SkyVerge WooCommerce Extensions

Repeating a Fixed Date Membership with WooCommerce Memberships

Howdy and happy new year, folks! The new year partly inspired this Memberships post, as an year cycle ends, and it’s likely that many of you Memberships users might have set up membership plans that are a year long. But how about plans that are set to start exactly on the 1st of January of any given year? Since fixed dates memberships were introduced in version 1.7.0 there is the possibility in WooCommerce Memberships to…

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WordPress development tutorials

Screen ID checks with WordPress Submenu Pages

Chances are if you’ve read our series on adding plugin settings to WooCommerce, you’re using an existing WooCommerce settings page or new settings tab to add any required configuration options for your plugin. If you have a more complex plugin who’s data will be accessed very often (such as Memberships or Subscriptions), you may even be adding a new submenu with a custom settings or usage page for your plugin. However, we’ve run into any…

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