WordPress 4.7 is now in development. In this version the team decided to rearrange some of the toolbar buttons in the TinyMCE editor. The headers drop-down menu is now in the top row while the horizontal rule buttons were moved to the second row.
WordPress 4.3.1 is now available for download. It is a security and maintenance release for all previous versions of WordPress. So it is recommended that you update all of your sites as soon as possible.
As of WordPress 4.3 comments will be turned off on pages by default. This new feature will greatly improve the user experience. Users won’t have to manually turn it off in the discussion settings after creating new pages.
PayPal Website payments pro is a PayPal checkout solution that allows you to directly accept credit card payments on your site. Your customers can shop with ease without ever leaving your website. It gives you full control over your checkout process from start to finish.
Last week Recurring Donations plugin was released on WordPress.org. While most WordPress plugins offer only once off donation payment option, this plugin introduced a very interesting concept – “Recurring Subscription Donations”. It allows you to configure various terms to accept donation payments on a monthly basis. Users also have the choice of making the full donations if they don’t prefer the recurring method.
Do you write eBooks? How-to guides? Digital comics or art books? If you create e-publications, you’ve probably already looked at selling them through fancy online stores or third-party services. What you may not realise is how easily you could be selling them from your WordPress site – using nothing but a free plugin and your existing Business or Premier PayPal account. [Read more…]
PayPal for Digital Goods is a free WordPress plugin that allows you to sell digital goods online using PayPal for digital goods checkout. The checkout process is quick and entirely happens on your site. The visitor never has to leave you site to pay for the item. You can sell any media files from your site using this method.
WP iSell plugin allows you to create a product display box that you can show on a WordPress post/page to sell digital download.
November marked one year since WordPress joined a popular Internet trend and started accepting Bitcoin as one of the ways for webmasters to pay for updates. The popular CMS platform did so to democratize payments, expressing concerns about PayPal blocking access from as many as 60 countries. “Our goal is to enable people,” WordPress stated in its Bitcoin announcement.
A well-designed e-commerce site means an improved overall image of your brand, more trust from customers, better search engine rankings and higher conversion rates, among other benefits. You want to put some thought into the elements you include into your online store as well as its design. And while each e-commerce site is unique, there are several essentials most of these stores have, which, along with product and service quality, ensure their continuous success. Here is a list of features that will help increase your site’s usability and boost your profits. Take some time deciding on these elements’ design and placement.