woocommerce

Early Bird Tickets for WooConf 2016 Now on Sale

WooConf 2016, a conference devoted entirely to WooCoomerce, will be held in Austin, Texas on April 6-8th. Recaps from those who attended in 2014 are all agreed that this is one conference you don’t want to miss if you work with WooCommerce. The event attracts a healthy mix of entrepreneurs, (more…)

StackExchange is Testing a Proposed Q&A Site for WooCommerce

StackExchange community members have proposed a new Q&A site for users and developers of WooCommerce. The proposal is currently in the “Definition” phase, which means that participants are working to design the community by proposing hypothetical questions that embody the topic’s scope. So far for WooCommerce, popular hypothetical questions include: (more…)

WooCommerce 2.3.11 Patches Object Injection Vulnerability

WooCommerce 2.3.11 patches an object injection vulnerability discovered by Sucuri. According to the security research company, the vulnerability is only present when the PayPal Identity Token option is set in WooCommerce. Researchers used a combination of WordPress and WooCommerce components with a known PHP bug and were able to download (more…)

Automattic Acquires WooCommerce

Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg announced today that the company has acquired WooCommerce, WordPress’ most popular e-commerce platform. The plugin recently passed seven million downloads and stats from BuiltWith show that WooCommerce is dominating global e-commerce platforms, powering roughly 30% of all online stores. This is Automattic’s largest acquisition to date, (more…)

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Coen Jacobs, who works as a backend developer, published a short video explaining why he doesn’t work with WordPress full-time anymore. It’s not that he doesn’t like the project but rather, he’s gained a fresh perspective since stepping outside of the WordPress bubble. WordPress used to be the holy grail (more…)