New WordPress Plugins Weekly Roundup – 24 September 2017
Here’s my selection of interesting new plugins released on WordPress.org this week.
Unless stated otherwise, I’ve not tested these, but am just highlighting those that stood out to me as being most interesting.
New Plugin Releases
Product License Manager
By Product License Manager
This may be useful for anyone selling digital products. This simply handles product licensing, though you’ll need to buy the premium version for WooCommerce inetgration.
Premmerce WooCommerce Brands
You can add brands to your WooCommerce store and then apply these to your products.
LH Simple Facebook Pixel
By Peter Shaw
This straightforward plugin just allows you to insert your Facebook tracking pixel into your site.
WooCommerce Restrict By Category
You could simply stop non-logged in visitors from viewing specific categories to encourage visitors to subscribe. You can also restrict users by their role.
Custom Thank You Page For Woocommerce
By Daniel Villalba
Sometimes you want to use a specific thank you page for a specific product in your WooCommerce store. That’s what this plugin does, adding a new field to the admin edit page to specify to new thank you page URL.
I’m really fascinated by this concept for an optin pop up. It adds a wheel of fortune style feature that spins after an optin allowing users to win different special offers.
Purchase Orders for WooCommerce
By McGregor Media Web Design
Purchase orders are a payment method that’s essential in some business sectors. This plugin adds this to WooCommerce as a new payment method.
GS WooCommerce Products Slider
By Golam Samdani
With this plugin, you can use a shortcode to add product image sliders to your site to promote specific products.
FooSales turns an iOS or Android tablet into a POS device and this plugin connects those devices to your WooCommerce site.
PW WooCommerce On Sale!
By Pimwick, LLC
You can use this plugin to schedule the start and end date and times for sales in your WooCommerce store.
Order Invoice PDF for WooCommerce
This plugin will create a PDF invoice and automatically attach it to WooCommerce order confirmation emails.
MMWD Product Personalisation for WooCommerce
By McGregor Media Web Design
If you need customers to be able to personalize products and select gift wrap, this plugin may be for you.
Recover Abandoned Cart for WooCommerce – ChatX.ai
There are a few cart abandonment plugins to choose form for WooCommerce, but this stands out for one reason. This follows up via Facebook Messenger, allowing you to try and encourage a sale, perhaps with a discount coupon or pushing scarcity.
AmoCRM is a contact management service that currently starts at $15 pm. This plugin connects WooCommerce to your AmoCRM account.
EU tyre label shortcode
By Frank Leusing
This is about as niche as it gets for a WordPress plugin, but if you sell tires online in the EU, check this out. It adds a shortcode that inserts the EU standard tire graphic generated to match the properties of the tire.
By Mauro Bringolf
Anyone who’s hit the Publish button on a post before it’s actually completed will appreciate this plugin. It prevents you publishing a post depending on some simple conditions.
Kayako Messenger: Live Chat
Kayako is a site chat help service that you can add to your WordPress site with this plugin. There’s a free tier that you can use to get started.
That’s the end of this week’s roundup. Please let me know if you’re going to give any of these new plugins a try.