Do the Woo News June 11, 2021

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Do the Woo - WooCommerce Podcast, Community and News
Do the Woo - WooCommerce Podcast, Community and News
Do the Woo News June 11, 2021
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Do the Woo news is updates on WooCommerce and WordPress core, plus some sound bites in-between.

WooCommerce Core News

WooCommerce 5.4 Release, 5.4 Temporarily Unavailable and 5.4.1 Update Pushed Out

On June 8th, the minor release, 5.4 was in the wild. A day later it was unavailable due to a jquery-bug that was found. Another day later a fix was released with 5.4.1.

WordPress News

WordPress 5.8 Beta 1 Released

Time to start your testing with this first beta of the major release.

FSE Outreach Program Schedule (June & July)

Check out the upcoming schedule for the Full Site Editor Outreach Program for June and July to help people participate more in what’s to come and to know what to expect.

In other news…

Automatic Updates in WordPress

Brandon Kraft has written an extensive guide on how automatic updates work, how to disable them, and a lot more.

Jilt Services Have Shut Down

SkyVerge has made the decision to shut down Jilt, an email marketing solution for WooCommerce. A decision not lightly taken, as SkyVerge looks to the future and with it being acquired by GoDaddy Pro last year, the future plans of Jilt are no longer part of that.

Zorem Releases New TrackShip Plugin

This new plugin integrates Trackship, a Multi-Carrier Shipment Tracking platform that auto-tracks orders with 300+ Shipping Providers and carriers into the WooCommerce dashboard and automates your post-shipping & delivery workflow.

Google Listings & Ads Plugin Release

WooCommerce and Google has released a new plugin that connects your store seamlessly with Google Merchant Center.

A New Marketplace to Buy and Sell WordPress Businesses

The launch of FlipWP is on the cusp. A private acquisition marketplace for WordPress that is exclusive, has no middlemen or commission fees is coming and you can sign up at FlipWP.co to keep updated on its near launch.

A New Study by WPEngine on the WordPress Economy

A new global study by WPEngine shows that the WordPress economy drives more than a half of trillion in revenue. You can get the full report at WPEngine.

CMS Marketshare Analysis Shows Tremendous Growth for WooCommerce

The bi-annual CMS marketshare analysis from Joost (Yoast) shows a significant growth for Shopify, but a larger growth for WooCommerce.