Do the Woo news is updates on WooCommerce and WordPress core, plus some sound bites in-between.
WooCommerce Core News
This patch version includes several fixes and improvements to prep for WordPress 5.8. It is primarily focused on the way WooCommerce blocks are presented in the site editor.
This post explains why a new preferred way of structuring settings page classes and existing extensions that add their own settings should test extensively with the refactored infrastructure in place. The post explains the problem, the solution, who this affects and what you should do.
According to the WordPress Development Cycle post on Make.WordPress.org, 5.8 will be released into the wild on
June 20th, two days from our news release. July 20th.
As patterns become more and more popular you can now find a Pattern Directory over on WordPress.og.
In other news…
Geared towards all WordPress business, but important to those in the Woo space, two experts in the WordPress ecosystem, Alex Denning and Iain Poulson have launched FlipWP, a private acquisition marketplace for WordPress businesses. Exclusive and with no middlemen, you can list your business sale for free and for a flat $299 a year, buyers will get new, privately listed acquisitions opportunities emailed to them and direct access to the seller.
As the payment space continues to grow, a new payment processing platform from GoDaddy enables their customers to process and manage all ecommerce transactions in a single place.