WooCommerce 9.1: Accessibility enhancements, product lookup optimisations, checkout styling, and more

WooCommerce has announced the release of version 9.1, packed with exciting features and enhancements. This update aims to streamline the shopping experience and improve store management, bringing several significant improvements and new functionalities. Enhanced Product Lookup Tables One of the standout features in WooCommerce 9.1 is the optimisation of product lookup tables. This feature,...
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WooCommerce 9.0: Transforming Small Business E-commerce

As a small business owner, staying competitive in the digital marketplace is essential. WooCommerce, a leading e-commerce platform, has just launched its latest version, WooCommerce 9.0, packed with features designed to enhance the shopping experience for both you and your customers. Enhancing the Checkout Experience The checkout process is critical for conversion rates, and WooCommerce 9.0...
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Important WooCommerce 8.8 Release Update from O’Brien Media

As a steadfast partner in your online business journey, O'Brien Media is committed to keeping you in the loop with the latest developments from the world of WooCommerce. Today, we bring an important update directly from the WooCommerce team that may affect many of our clients and readers. A Brief Change in Schedule The eagerly anticipated WooCommerce 8.8, initially slated for release on Tuesday,...
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WooCommerce 8.7 has arrived!

WooCommerce 8.7 has arrived! This new version introduces a wide range of updates, including a rendering engine for printing order receipts, Product Collection block enhancements, an experimental additional fields API for checkout, and more. If you're an O'Brien Media customer with a WooCommerce site get in touch about an upgrade! Transform how you process high-risk payments Building a store in a...
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WooCommerce 7.2.0 Released

The popular e-commerce platform WooCommerce released version 7.2.0 this week with lots of new features and improvements for small businesses. Let's take a look at some of the most exciting changes in this latest release! New features in WooCommerce WooCommerce recently released a list of new features that has made shopping online even easier and more fun! With these new features, users are able...
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An important security update for WPML has been released

Recently, the development team of the WPML (WordPress Multilingual) plugin team was notified and revealed the top-level detail, of an issue that allows unauthorized access to some WPML internal features such as those used for configuration of translation jobs and changing plugin settings. It’s important to note that this vulnerability is only accessible to registered site users, not just any...
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The Best Apps to Create Great Ecommerce Customer Service (2022)

If you're running an ecommerce business, providing great customer service is essential to your success. In fact, it can be the deciding factor between a customer returning or becoming a lifelong advocate for your brand. Luckily, there are a number of apps that can help you provide excellent CX and keep your customers happy. In this blog post, we'll discuss the best apps for CX and how they can...
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Our Top 5 WooCommerce Payment Gateways for 2022!

If you're like most ecommerce managers, you're always on the lookout for new and better payment gateways. After all, the success of your business depends on providing a smooth and user-friendly checkout experience for your customers. So which payment gateways are the best? We've done the research so you don't have to! Keep reading to find out our top picks for 2022. 1. Mollie Mollie is one of the...
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Content Marketing for the Entire Digital Customer Journey

Did you know that content marketing is a critical piece of the customer journey? It's true! In fact, customers rely on content throughout their entire journey, from the initial idea phase to post-purchase use of the product. That's why it's so important to make sure that your content is available at every digital touchpoint. We'll discuss this in more detail below. What makes content commerce so...
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New requirement for WooCommerce 6.5: PHP 7.2+

It’s been a while since WooCommerce bumped the minimum PHP version of WooCommerce to 7.0, and the WooCommerce team believes that now is about time for a new bump. Starting with version 6.5, scheduled for release in May 2022, WooCommerce will require PHP 7.2 or newer to work. Why this change? The PHP ecosystem is evolving rapidly. At the time of writing this, the only actively maintained...
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