Product Update #12

This sprint was really productive for us! WooCart is getting better and better. Let’s see what went on: New Features Plugin Metrics Tab We added the Plugin Metrics tab that enables you to see a list of all your current plugins. For each, you get a view with Title, Slug, Version, and Memory Usage. This […]

Product Update #11

We’ve been doing a lot of work in the background for the next big feature – staging. Here are the highlights of the work done in the meantime: Feedback sessions with users Doing the user calls we were pleased to find early adopters who chose WooCart because of their friends’ recommendations. We’re also grateful for […]

The curious case of slow WordPress

We all know that awful feeling when a page is loading forever. We usually blame the hosting provider, the theme, or oftentimes a plugin. One common way to figure out which plugin is misbehaving is to start disabling plugins one by one, but unless you love clicking hundreds of times or more, there are better […]

How does your perfect WooCommerce staging look like?

WooCommerce Staging

We’ve started working on one of the most important features: WooCommerce staging. The goal is to easily allow publishing staging stores to production without the loss of order and customer data. This is a major, and painful issue with regular WP sites and the reason why most regular hosts are lacking for WooCommerce. There are […]

Product Update #10

It’s been a bit over a month, and we’ve been working hard on adding new features to WooCart. What’s new? WP-CLI The WordPress command line interface is a very powerful tool. Usually used by advanced users, it can also be enormously helpful to users willing to learn a few basic commands. For example: if a […]

Product Update #9

What’s new? Addons: Transactional Emails Addons are optional services you can have on your store. The first addon is the management of Transactional Emails. You can easily enable, and toggle, between Shared (for testing purposes) and Dedicated Transactional Emails (your own SendGrid account under ours, without you needing to configure it). If you want to […]

Sprint Report #8

What’s new? Testing and optimizing for WooCommerce We’ve done extensive tests with popular page builders to analyze the performance and find space for improvements. We’ve implemented new optimizations based on the lessons learned. Polishing the User Interface We’ve added an active state for the store sidebar so that it’s clear which tab you’re looking at. […]

WordCamp Las Palmas, Our First Conference For 2019

It’s been a while since our last WordCamp so when I saw one taking place in the Canary Islands I said to myself it would be a shame to miss it. A couple of days passed and I was all set to go to WordCamp Las Palmas. Being the farthest EU territory, the Canary Islands […]

Product Update #7

There’s been a lot happening in the weeks since our last blog post. First Stores Transferred to WooCart We’re very excited that we’ve started transferring stores to WooCart. We’ve learned a great deal with the first few transfers, and it’s getting smoother and faster with each one. The consequence has been a lot of work […]

Product Update #6

This was an intense sprint! We’ve pushed for the last few days to get everything ready for our Early customers. Here’s what we did. Improving the speed of deployment We’ve gone from 10 minutes to less than 3 minutes for a store to be online and fully configured! Polishing the user interface We did a […]