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WooCommerce Core

WooCommerce 2.4 Release Candidate

The release candidate for WooCommerce 2.4 “Helpful Hedgehog” is now available. There have been ~40 commits since beta 4, including a tweak to the ajax endpoints for wider host support, and some tweaks to the variation editor based on user feedback. As a release candidate, we think it’s ready to ship but we would appreciate […]

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WooCommerce 2.4 Beta 4

WC 2.4 beta 4 was tagged yesterday evening and is ready to test. Beta 4 should be the final beta before a release candidate is tagged later this week. If you’re an extension of theme author make sure you test as soon as possible. Download WC 2.4 beta 4 If you want to read more about whats […]

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WooCommerce Core

Improving the Variations Interface in 2.4

In WooCommerce 2.4 we wanted to give users a better experience whilst working with variable products. Variable products have been a headache for some users whom needed to deal with many variations at the same time, mainly due to problems saving, or admin screens and product pages taking too long to long to load. We’ve made changes to improve this experience, changing the […]

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Making Geolocation Static Cache Friendly in 2.4

WooCommerce 2.3 introduced a neat feature which allowed you to geolocate your customers to set their initial location, showing correct taxes and shipping values without the customer needing to input their address. Although this worked well, we discovered that it was not fully compatible with static caching plugins. Here is an example of the problem: 1. Hans […]

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Simplifying Flat Rate Shipping in WC 2.4

One of our main goals with the upcoming 2.4 release has been usability, particularly for new users. A good example of this being the new onboarding wizard which should help new users get started without seeing complex settings screens. Shipping has always been problematic in terms of complexity, but has gotten worse over the year(s) due to feature requests and […]