WooBits October 22 2021

Do the Woo - A WooCommerce Podcast
Do the Woo - A WooCommerce Podcast
WooBits October 22 2021

WooCommerce Core News

WooCommerce 5.9.0 Beta 1

Beta 1 for WooCommerce 5.9.0 is now ready for testing with the final release slated for November.

This version includes WooCommerce Blocks 6.1, WooCommerce Admin 2.8.0 RC 2, a marketplace page redesign and an empty billing email via REST API. Fixes include the variable product price caching, unpaid order cancellation scheduling fix and tax location when adding products via admin.

WooCommerce In-Person Payments Now Available

Expanding the options for WooCommerce Payments, in-person payments for orders placed online is available using the BBPOS Chipper. As we saw with Woo payments, this is first available only in the US.

Other Woo Bytes

  • Rumor has it that WooCommerce marketplace has lowered their service charge for vendors there, thus increasing the percentage for builders on their marketplace. (overhead on Slack)
  • GoDaddy has come out with it’s own Point of Sales for WooCommerce
  • Object Cache Pro is a secret weapon that is gaining traction for a business class Redis object cache backend for WordPress, and of course, WooCommerce.

Keep Updated on WordPress

You can find an excellent weekly highlight of the news on WordPress.org over on PostStatus.com. And for a quick bit of the last seven days in the WordPress space, check out The WPMinute, news, events and tips from the community at the WPminute.com.

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