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March 2017

Link Roundup March 9, 2017



WooCommerce 2.7 Release Candidate

The release candidate for WooCommerce 2.7 “Bionic Butterfly” is now available! Shipping a release candidate (RC) means we think we’re done, but with hundreds of thousands of stores and so many plugins and themes which declare WooCommerce support, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WooCommerce 2.7.0 on Tuesday, March 14th but we need…

WordPress 4.7.3 Patches Half-Dozen Vulnerabilities

WordPress released a security update on Tuesday that patched a half-dozen bugs, including one that could be chained with the recent REST API Endpoint flaw that led to a million website defacements. Given that the bug was introduced in WordPress 4.7 and the availability of a patch that backports fixes to all previous versions, it’s likely the impact of this bug is limited.

WooCommerce Builder – pootlepress

99 Buy now $99 Buy now Below are some videos that show you the unique and limitless layout possibilities that you’ll now have with WooCommerce Builder. Either use it to customize your individual products or your shop pages. Note: WooCommerce Builder is a free module with Pootle Pagebuilder Pro. lets you ditch Medium with new import tool

Publishing platform Medium recently laid off dozens of people. So if you don’t want to hand away your precious writing to a startup that is still looking for its business model, you can move your content to in just a few clicks. add-on now available for Google Docs

Writing is either a solo or collaborative effort, with tools of the trade being quite varied. Now, two of them have now been integrated seamlessly. Those of you who use WordPress as a Content Management System (CMS), and Google Docs for the actual writing, can now make use of an add-on to post directly from the latter to the former.


Customizing Checkout and Display on My Account – Robert Gillmer

Robert has worked on sites where customers need fields added to checkout and then this data is displayed on the My Account page, or on other searches.

He’s going to use a case study of a site to show how this was done.

Plugin Review and Demo – Checkout Field Editor – Michael Cremean

For the non-programmer, there is a cool plugin that allows you to add fields to a Checkout to capture.

WooCommerce Checkout Field Editor РPlugin Link

WooCommerce Checkout Field Documentation 


WooCommerce Hidden CPTs – Russell Aaron

WooCommerce has some CPTs that aren’t shown in the dashboard. if you’re wondering where data went, or is missing, he’ll show where you need to look