WordPress 4.9.3 is Delayed; WooCommerce 3.3 Ready to Roll

Initially scheduled for Jan. 30, the release of WordPress 4.9.3 was rescheduled for Feb. 5. A delayed RC and, subsequently, a short testing window are the reason behind this delay. Stability is a critical element of the WordPress ecosystem, so the more thorough testing, the better. JShint Removed From Official Repository So, what’s new in the not-yet-released WordPress? Well, it’s an update for developers mostly. The most important change is the removal...

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Is WordPress Safe for eCommerce Websites?

WordPress is not inherently built for eCommerce. In order to sell anything on your website, you need to use a theme and a series of plugins in order to tap into that functionality (or you need to code it all from scratch). But just because WordPress on its own is not eCommerce-ready doesn’t make it any less of a good (or smart) choice to build your online store with. That said,...

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18 Quality Must-Have WooCommerce Plugins for WordPress in 2017

If you’re in the business of building WordPress websites for clients, then you’re actively working to grow the e-commerce economy–which is awesome! In UPS’s 2017 Pulse of the Online Shopper report, they discovered that retail is on the up and up with a 4% year-over-year growth. And when they looked exclusively at online sales, they found a 13% increase since 2016. Further, respondents indicated that they primarily prefer to search and...

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