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WC 2.7 extension compatibility examples

Our team have been looking at updating some of our extensions for 2.7 compatibility and we thought it would be good to share our notes in doing so. The first bunch we reviewed were EU VAT, Shipment Tracking, and Product Add-ons. Our notes are below.

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Deprecation in WooCommerce Core

Deprecation is a method of discouraging usage of a feature, or practice, in favour of something else without breaking backwards compatibility or totally prohibiting it’s usage. To quote the Wikipedia article on Deprecation: While a deprecated software feature remains in the software, its use may raise warning messages recommending alternative practices; deprecated status may also indicate the […]

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WooCommerce 2.7 beta 1 is here

WooCommerce 2.7 codename “Bionic Butterfly” has been tagged in GitHub and is ready for testing! This is a major release with large structural changes to help us work towards a more performant platform. There have been over 1900 commits from 16 contributors since July! You can download WC 2.7 Beta 1 here. ( @ \v/ […]

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2.7: A new CLI for WooCommerce

WooCommerce brings many improvements to the WP-CLI powered command-line interface we introduced back in WooCommerce 2.5. WP-CLI is a set of command-line tools for managing WordPress installations Our WC-CLI layer adds tools for managing products, coupons, payment gateways, shipping zones, and much more. In WooCommerce 2.5 and 2.6, the CLI was powered by it’s own […]

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The new CRUD classes in WooCommerce 2.7

High order volume is one of the best problems a store can have, but it can really slow down your site’s performance. That’s why our team’s main focus this year (and going into 2017) is performance and scalability. We’ve put in motion a plan spanning several releases to help us tackle scalability head on, and you can read […]