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WooDojo 1.5.3: now supports Twitter API 1.1

June 13, 2013 in Blog, Product news. 48 Comments

twitter-bird-logoEarlier this week, Twitter announced that they are officially turning off version 1.0 of their API. This move has been made in favour of version 1.1 of their API. This version requires authentication for any request made to the Twitter servers, which means that all Twitter applications and code snippets would need to be updated to use this new version. This includes our WooThemes Twitter widgets.

While this has been a hot topic within the development community, with blackout tests being run on the Twitter API over the past few months, we had unfortunately dropped the ball on getting an update out to you all.

Today, we’d like to inform you all about WooDojo version 1.5.3, which includes support for Twitter API version 1.1.

Download WooDojo 1.5.3 Get help with setting up your API keys

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Case Study: Catherine Lashbrooke Photography

April 10, 2013 in Customer stories, Team news. 17 Comments

Building a photography website that stands out from all the others of its ilk can be a tough thing to do these days – that’s why, when my wife needed a new website built, I spent ages trying to work out how to make it special. In the end, she conceptualised and designed it herself and I simply implemented her ideas. The result is something unique and memorable that was only made possible by using a few of the awesome tools that we provide at WooThemes.

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Case study: Joco Cups

October 12, 2012 in Blog, Customer stories, Team news. 25 Comments

A case study by Ben Collier, on developing a site for some close friends wanting to sell reusable coffee cups… with a difference.

With the current market for reusable coffee cups saturated by cheap plastic moulds – Two surfing friends decided they could do better job and developed a high end, glass alternative focusing on sustainability and design. After over a year of meticulous product development the finished product was ready to market.

Talented designer, Jimmy Gleeson was enlisted to create all aspects of their branding and packaging, including the design of an ecommerce website. My role was to bring the design to life and develop a website that was functional from the front-end through to the back-end. Enter WooCommerce.

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More theme & product developments

September 13, 2012 in Product news. 62 Comments

We’ve just added two new exciting projects to the upcoming products page, that we strongly recommend you keep an eye on, that the team are very excited about.

The One Pager

One Pager is a simple, yet hugely flexible theme that we’ve had designed by the talented South African designer Gary Murray. As the name suggests it includes all the content you wish to showcase on your website on one scrollable, completely widgetized homepage, with tight integration with WooDojo.

View this upcoming product

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WooDojo version 1.2.0 released

July 12, 2012 in Blog, Product news. 39 Comments

For the past few weeks, Team Dojo has been quiet on the blog. Rest assured, we’ve been toiling away behind the scenes, preparing for the big day when the next update to WooDojo would be released. Today is that day. Introducing WooDojo version 1.2.0.

WooDojo version 1.2.0 includes a few minor updates to the WooDojo interface (positioning tweaks) as well as a whole bunch of revamping, reworking and optimisations under the hood. Every line of WooDojo’s code base has received attention and TLC to make WooDojo version 1.2.0 the most optimised WooDojo release to date.

WooDojo: now Sucuri approved

We are proud to say that, as of version 1.2.0, WooDojo is officially Sucuri Security approved. Having gone through a gruling code audit (line by line… literally!) by Sucuri Security and their partners, as well as a subsequent line-by-line review by members of Team Dojo here at WooThemes and a series of optimisations and adjustments, WooDojo has been examined and refined to ensure that the code base is secure and hardened so as not to intrude on your WooDojo experience.

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WooDojo Day: The Muso Edition… and more

May 30, 2012 in Blog, Product news. 12 Comments

As has become known here at WooThemes HeadQuarters, Wednesday is “Dojo Day”, where we release a bunch of exciting new features downloadable through WooDojo, or provide updates and feedback on WooDojo, upcoming features and useful tips and insights into ways WooDojo can be used to enhance your WordPress-powered website.

This week is no exception.

This week’s “Dojo Day” releases are widely spread across the spectrum, from a donations form for freelancers, non-profit organizations (or anyone, in fact) to a collection of widgets for musicians and music lovers and an extension of the bundled WooDojo Tabs widget. Without further wait, we present to you, “WooDojo Downloadables: The Muso Edition… and more”.

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WooSidebars evolves – integrates with WooCommerce

May 23, 2012 in Blog, Product news. 26 Comments

When we launched WooDojo just over a month ago, a new product was released as our first “WooDojo-Released” product. This product is our WooSidebars plugin.

For those not yet using WooDojo, WooSidebars is a new plugin that has been developed from the ground up to be able to customise the widget areas in a theme, according to a context, without any code… in any theme that contains dynamic widget areas (which, today, is most themes).

WooSidebars version 1.1.0

This week sees WooSidebars evolve with a version 1.1.0 update. This update brings with it several enhancements, including further integration with our popular WooCommerce plugin, currently powering many WordPress online stores. WooSidebars now contains functionality, if WooCommerce is active, to create customised widget areas for each of the WooCommerce pages, specific products, product categories, product tags and products in specific categories or with specific tags. This provides even more granular control over what content is displayed in the widget areas in different areas of your website.

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WooDojo version 1.1.1 security update released

May 11, 2012 in Blog, Product news. 19 Comments

In recent hours, a potential exploit has been brought to our attention in our screen and model loading logic in WooDojo.

Thus, we have released WooDojo version 1.1.1, a security update to remedy this issue. This update is required for all users of WooDojo and is automatically available for express download via the “Dashboard > Updates” screen in your WordPress installation.

Your security and experience with WooDojo is of paramount importance to us. We are, therefore, working on further securing WooDojo in order to enhance your experience with the product.

Our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience caused here.

WooDojo 1.1 – now with Instagram (and other new features)

May 9, 2012 in Blog. 37 Comments

As promised in our WooDojo retrospective blog post, the WooTeam have been working on a bunch of new and exciting features and updates to WooDojo that we’ve been itching to release to you all. Despite our recent downtime, the WooDojo train is moving as fast as ever, with a queue of features in the pipeline. Today’s blog post is no different.

WooDojo version 1.1- now with Instagram!

WooDojo version 1.1 includes 2 new widgets in the “WooDojo – Social Widgets” bundle; an Instagram Profile and an Instagram Photo Stream widget. These 2 new widgets provide and quick and easy way to display your latest Instagram photographs or statistics in your sidebar.

The Instagram widgets in WooDojo

We’re certain those of you who are photographers and Instagram users will benefit greatly from this addition to the WooDojo bundled features. Instagram widgets are an upgrade away. :)

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WooDojo: One week in the future

April 18, 2012 in Blog. 21 Comments

Last week saw the launch of WooDojo, a “functionality suite” for enhancing any WordPress-powered website with the WooThemes features you need. Now 7 days into the future, we thought we’d recap on the last week having WooDojo available to the world.

The response from the WooCommunity, and WordPress user community at large, has been really positive, with WooDojo having been received well all-round. With over 7000 downloads in it’s first 24 hours, and over 12,000 downloads in it’s first week, WooDojo is steadily making a name for itself. We released WooDojo version 1.0.1 shortly after launch to iron out the one or two bugs that were reported to us in the WooDojo support forum. Aside from the feedback and one or two bug reports, we’ve had one or two queries for documentation on how to use and tailor WooDojo to suit your needs.

WooDojo Documentation

Low and behold, today sees the release of the WooDojo documentation.

The WooDojo documentation includes a detailed user guide which includes instructions for installing, upgrading and getting started with your first steps in using WooDojo. We’ve also included detailed information on each of the bundled features within WooDojo and a few tips on resolving common issues when getting off the ground. This documentation will be updated periodically as new features are developed, as well as include tutorials and snippets for enhancing WooDojo’s features in ways that may not be clear at the outset.

View the WooDojo Documentation

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