Facebook for WooCommerce 2.0: Improved performance and reliability

Facebook for WooCommerce users, this is a big one! We’ve been working hard with the Facebook team to introduce this major update to the Facebook for WooCommerce plugin, focused on improving the onboarding / connection experience, product sync performance, and pixel tracking stability. Let’s get to it! Easier access with dedicated menu This is a small change, but one that we think is much needed! Instead of digging through different settings areas, you can now…

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Team

Rename teams to better match your memberships

When we released Teams for Memberships, we knew that there was a need to sell membership access to large organizations. Since then, we’ve heard from many merchants who sell team memberships to all sorts of groups where the term “team” doesn’t quite apply, such as schools, families, clubs, and companies—just to name a few! To make sure that your group memberships match your site’s brand and your membership target audience, we’ve introduced a setting that…

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Shipping returns

Using Local Pickup Plus to support curbside / takeout orders

During the COVID-19 pandemic, stay-at-home orders and social distancing are part of our new way of life. Many small businesses are working hard to find new and creative ways to do business, despite these unusual conditions. In addition to gift cards, supporting curbside / takeout orders is a great way to let customers purchase your products even when they can’t enter your store. While this model has been historically dominated by pizza shops and other…

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Code

Improvements to Facebook for WooCommerce’s settings and product sync

We recently took over the support and development of the Facebook for WooCommerce plugin, an extension that lets you sell and advertise products and communicate with customers on Facebook. With over 600,000 active installations, this is one of the biggest projects we’ve worked on, so we’re very excited to announce the release of our first series of updates to this plugin.  In addition to fixing common bugs with the performance of the Facebook tracking pixel,…

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Online payments

Moneris: Multicurrency support for the United States and Canada

Good news, Moneris merchants! We’ve released an update to route payments to different Moneris accounts based on their currency. This update makes it easier for you to support customers in the United States and Canada without needing to manually sort out transactions in different currencies within one merchant account.  To use this feature, you’ll need a plugin that can let your customers switch your store’s default currency. We recommend Aelia’s Currency Switcher for WooCommerce, but…

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Promote memberships by applying discounts when purchasing the plan’s product

We know how important a quick and easy checkout is for driving conversions, so we’re excited to share a small but powerful update to Memberships: you can now apply membership discounts to eligible products when the cart contains a membership-granting product. When enabled, your customers will immediately receive the benefit of their new membership, instead of requiring that they first purchase their membership plan and then go back and complete the rest of their purchases…

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QR code

Redeem WooCommerce PDF Product Vouchers with barcode scanning

Version 3.5.0 of WooCommerce PDF Product Vouchers is here in time for holiday sales, and it brings one of our top feature requests! You can now add QR codes to your vouchers and scan them for quick redemption. Voucher templates can generate a code for a new voucher if you add a barcode field to the template. Notice that several types of barcodes can be generated. However, the plugin only supports scanning QR codes at…

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Better delayed memberships and inherited restrictions with WooCommerce Memberships

The holiday season has already started at SkyVerge with WooCommerce Memberships v1.12 hitting WordPress updates worldwide this week. 🌍 It’s been 2 months since version 1.11 was released, and we’re releasing some small improvements as our last feature release this year. (We freeze releases over the holidays so only critical bug patches are deployed during your busiest sales season.) Let’s go ahead with the unboxing! 🎁 Inheriting restriction rules Some content in WordPress (like pages)…

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The All-New WooCommerce Bambora

I’m excited to share the all new WooCommerce Bambora with you today! 🎉 The WooCommerce Bambora plugin was originally our Beanstream integration. When Beanstream was folded into Bambora last year after being acquired, all merchant accounts were carried over seamlessly. However, merchants using our integration could not take advantage of all of the new technologies offered by Bambora. We’ve completely rebuilt the plugin to support Bambora’s newer API, along with loads of useful new features….

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