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5 WooCommerce Plugins That Can Help Online Stores to Build Customer Loyalty

August 14, 2014 in Blog. 2 Comments

Customer loyalty is a prized possession in business.

Not only does it mean that someone is loyal to your brand and your products, but it also greatly increases the likelihood of somebody becoming an advocate on your behalf. Customer advocates go out into the world and spread the word about your company and what you offer. They do the selling for you, which is pretty damned cool.

Now does it make sense why you should make building up a loyal customer base a priority?

That may sound like a lot of work, but it doesn’t have to be – especially with the help of WordPress plugins. With that said, in this article I’m going to list five plugins that can help you to build customer loyalty. Enjoy!

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WooCommerce has a lot of downloads

January 28, 2013 in Promotions. 38 Comments

That’s a lot of people using WooCommerce! When humanizing a statistical figure of 500,000 we realise how massive our eCommerce plugin has grown in 16 months. It’s transformed our business, and according to all your feedback enabled businesses all around the world.

With that said we are celebrating this milestone in true Woo fashion.

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This week’s WooCommerce releases – Name Your Multiple Advanced Redirect Measurement Shipping Addresses

September 6, 2012 in Blog. 46 Comments

This week in WooCommerce, folks, hosts another milestone in WordPress eCommerce, as well as a collection of extensions and updates to keep your online store running at it’s finest on WooCommerce. Included in this week’s release we have a Measurement Price Calculator, Name Your Price, Advanced Notifications, Shipping to Multiple Addresses and more.

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Celebration time

July 9, 2012 in Blog. 38 Comments

4 years ago today WooThemes launched. What started as 3 WordPress designers dabbling in commercial theme development working from three home offices in Cape Town, London and Stavanger, is now a 24 person team supporting a community of 240,000 users.

WooThemes has become much more than just a WordPress themes company and we are hugely excited about our next few steps we are taking to truly become a one-stop WordPress powered business solution provider. WooCommerce and WooDojo have proven we are also a plugin development powerhouse and with our recent re-structuring and recruitments the next year is bound to be a monumental one for us.

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More extensions, more power

March 1, 2012 in WooCommerce updates. 45 Comments

It seems every thursday WooCommerce just gets more and more powerful thanks to our community of WC developers and  the efforts of our in-house team. Today sees the release of 7 extensions AND WooCommerce 1.5.

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More power to the people

February 16, 2012 in WooCommerce updates. 58 Comments

It’s been only 2 weeks since the release of WooCommerce 1.4 and our download stats have clocked over 65,000. We are all for keeping this momentum powering WooCommerce forward and that is why we are releasing another pile of powerful extensions today. What is important to note is that these aren’t payment gateway extensions either, all catering for different requests by the community!

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WooCommerce 1.4 is released

February 1, 2012 in WooCommerce updates. 145 Comments

We couldn’t wait any longer for our usual Thursday drop, especially seeing we’ve been quiet on  the WooCommerce front the last few weeks with Mike and Jay coding up an absolute storm in their bunker in the UK! With that said we are HUGELY excited about today’s release of WooCommerce 1.4!

Version 1.4 is perhaps not a massively exciting release for the end-user, but for developers it’s a biggy. We’ve re-written large chunks of code, made all round refinements to the plugin for our plans going forward, and optimised performance levels. Of course we’ve added some more bells and whistles too, but a lot of the changes are under the hood.

Important note: Version 1.4 of WooCommerce requires WordPress 3.3+, as well as updates to various WooCommerce extensions, shipping methods, and themes (for compatibility reasons). If you see an update available for your product please update accordingly, otherwise small modules of your shop might not work. As always, we also recommend you backup your site.

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More WooCommerce goodies & an update on 1.4 progress

January 19, 2012 in WooCommerce updates. 63 Comments

From the outskirts it probably seems a little quiet compared to our usual lightening pace of WooCommerce development? Never fear though, inside WooLabs things are seriously heating up with a HUGE amount of time going into version 1.4, that will be one of our most noteworthy updates in our track history. That’s still a couple weeks away, with the exact release date kept mysteriously vague for now. We do however have something to tide you over. 4 exciting new extensions.

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Thursday’s theme release & WooCommerce update

December 8, 2011 in WooCommerce updates. 31 Comments

Today’s release is a beauty. A few months back we asked the talented Mr. Chris Rowe, who’s helped design a handful of our business, photography and personal themes, to design his first WooCommerce specific theme. Needless to say, he didn’t let us down and brought his usual attention to detail, clean styling, and crisp typography to the table to produce “Sliding”.

Sliding is a design that although hugely flexible in implementation I believe is tailor suited for online fashion stores. With a flexible slider designed for portrait shaped imagery your product line is presented professionally, whilst easily accessible. They key to any online store’s success is good photography and this theme shines with it.

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On the first day of December, my true love gave to me…

December 1, 2011 in WooCommerce updates. 11 Comments

Seems like everyone is wondering where this year has gone? Here at WooHQ we know exactly where it has gone for Jay and Mike in the WooLabs – in developing a wealth of value with WooCommerce extensions, themes and child themes for a fast growing community of users.

WooCommerce 1.3

Today see’s the release of WooCommerce version 1.3. A significant upgrade with a rewritten tax module, Schema.org markup for products and reviews (a standard used for Google to make products machine readable), free shipping coupons, improved interfaces for orders and various other improvements and fixes that can be viewed in the changelog.

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You know what day it is?

November 10, 2011 in WooCommerce updates. 25 Comments

As has been the case the last few Thursdays, and most likely the next few to come, you have probably come to expect some WooCommerce goodness to drop. Today see’s the release of an incremental WooCommerce plugin update, that certainly packs a lot of punch for a version 1.2.1, as well as the release of 7 extensions.

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