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August 30, 2023 Woo Wednesday

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Woo Wednesday Online Meetup at Noon Pacific Time

Join Up At: Meetup.com

Other Upcoming Meetups (Pacific Time)

Dallas/Fort Worth WordPress: Event PageFeaturing Eric L.

WORDPRESS HELP-DESK SUPPORT: List of WP Meetup Groups – By Eagle

A.I. Made Simple – AI and the Future of Websites: August 30th @ 7:00 pm

Las Vegas Social Media – How to use AI for content in WP: August 31st @ 6:00 am

Learn WP – Common WordPress APIs; Meta Data: August 31st @ 7:30 am

San Jose/Santa Cruz WP – Discussing AirTable and Notion: August 31st @ 6:00 pm

West Orlando WP – First Friday Collaboration Meetup: September 1st @ 7:00 am

Midcities WP – WordPress Roundtable: September 2nd @ 11:00 am

Houston Photo Club – Build a Portfolio & blog site with WP: September 2nd @ 12:00 pm

Cambridge WP – Docker for WordPress Demo: September 4th @ 11:00 am

Woo News

WooCommerce 8.0.3 Fix Release

  • WooCommerce Blocks has been updated to 10.6.6. This fixes an issue where under certain circumstances cart and checkout pages would incorrectly be replaced with cart and checkout blocks. For complete details, see the release notes for 10.6.6.
  • A performance improvement to fix unnecessary queries related to WooPayments Incentives. #399882

WooCommerce 8.1.0 Beta 1 Released

  • New Product Editor:
    • Create Variations options block. #39256
    • Create the Organization tab. #39232
    • Add product visibility. #39477
  • Add support for Japan and UAE to WooPayments. #39431
  • WooCommerce Blocks has been updated to 10.9.3.
    • There are two new patterns available to use: Featured Products: Fresh & Tasty pattern and Social: Follow us in social media.
    • Mini Cart Customization: On WordPress 6.3 or with the latest version of Gutenberg, it is possible to customize Price, Icon, and Counter color.
    • For a complete list of the changes, see the release post for 10.8.0 and 10.9.0.

WooCommerce Blocks 10.9.3 Release Notes

Add to Cart: fix the problem that variable products couldn’t be added to cart (https://github.com/woocommerce/woocommerce-blocks/pull/10657)

WooCommerce Beta Tester Plugin — Vulnerability Found

“…vulnerability in the WooCommerce Beta Tester Plugin that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary queries if they have the Shop Manager or Administrator roles. Since this requires a privilege escalation, the severity of the vulnerability is greatly reduced. However, due to non-compliance with the WordPress Plugin Guidelines, we have decided to remove the plugin from WordPress.org.”

Ecommerce Accounting Basics: Principles for a Successful Store

Word News

WordPress 6.3.1 Maintenance Release

“…minor release features 4 bug fixes in Core and 6 bug fixes for the block editor. You can review a summary of the maintenance updates in this release by reading the Release Candidate announcement.”

The Future of WordPress & What’s Next for Gutenberg

A WordCamp US review with keynotes by WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg and Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy, along with what’s next for Gutenberg and general questions and answers.

Jupiter X Core WordPress plugin could let hackers hijack sites

“Two vulnerabilities affecting some version of Jupiter X Core, a premium plugin for setting up WordPress and WooCommerce websites, allow hijacking accounts and uploading files without authentication.”

WordPress.com Launches 100-Year Domain and Hosting Plan for $38K

“WordPress.com is now selling a 100-year plan, one of the longest available in the industry, for a one-time payment of $38,000. It includes managed WordPress hosting (whatever that looks like in 100 years), multiple backups across geographically distributed data centers, submission to the Internet Archive if the site is public, 24/7 dedicated support, and a domain that doesn’t need to be renewed by the customer for a century.”

Top Agencies Join Forces to Publish Free Guide on WordPress for Enterprise

“A collection of leading WordPress agencies have launched a collaborative project to promote the platform to large-scale organizations. Big Bite, in partnership with 10up, Alley, Human Made, Inpsyde, and XWP, have published a free WordPress for Enterprise guide that includes contributions from Google and WordPress VIP.”

Free Resources

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