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New WordPress Plugins Weekly Roundup – 16 July 2017

I’ve been having a look around to find some of the most interesting new plugins from those 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

Filogy Invoice

https://wordpress.org/plugins/filogy-invoice/
By WebshopLogic – Peter Rath
This plugin lets you create invoices and other documents within WooCommerce.

OneSignal Sender

https://wordpress.org/plugins/onesignal-sender/
By Marc Bou Sleiman
OneSignal users will appreciate this plugin that adds new features to the back end for sending web notifications.

WooCommerce Coupons by Categories and Tags

https://wordpress.org/plugins/woo-coupons-by-categories-and-tags/
By Tyche Softwares
If you use lots of coupons on your store, you’re likely going to fall for this plugin. It allows you to add coupons to categories and use tags to help everything organized.

Pay with Contact Form 7

https://wordpress.org/plugins/pay-with-contact-form-7/
By cmsMinds
Here’s an alternative way to take payments by setting up contact forms that send an email and redirect the sender to PayPal. Extends the Contact Form 7 plugin.

WooWBot WooCommerce Chatbot

https://wordpress.org/plugins/woowbot-woocommerce-chatbot/
By QunatumCloud
Bots are all the rage right now and this is a slightly different approach in being a stand alone option that doesn’t connect to a third party service. This is designed specifically for helping customers find products in a WooCommerce store.

My Chatbot

https://wordpress.org/plugins/my-chatbot/
By Daniel Powney
Another chatbot, but this one does make use of a third party service from API.AI which appears to be free to use.

Brands Manager For WooCommerce

https://wordpress.org/plugins/brands-manager-for-woocommerce/
By Phoeniixx
This is simply designed to let you display the brands you sell on your shop and product pages.

Jine Optins Popups & Bars

https://wordpress.org/plugins/jine-optins-popups-bars/
By Jayasri Nagrale
We all need to display opt-in forms to our users and this is a new entry into the pop ups and notifications segment that may be worth a look.

Discount based on Country for WooCommerce

https://wordpress.org/plugins/discount-based-on-country-for-woocommerce/
By extensionhawk
The plugin name explains this quite neatly. You can apply different order discounts based on the shipping country.

Hide Cart & Price For Visitors Woocommerce

https://wordpress.org/plugins/hide-cart-price-for-visitors-woocommerce/
By Drazen Duvnjak
You can hide the price and add to cart button from your WooCommerce store with this plugin, so only logged in users have the option to purchase.

Responsive Notification Bar Plugin for WordPress – Apex Notification Bar Lite

https://wordpress.org/plugins/apex-notification-bar-lite/
By AccessPress Themes
Here’s a new option to choose from in the segment of WordPress plugins that add notification bars to your site.

Advanced Contact form 7 DB

https://wordpress.org/plugins/advanced-cf7-db/
By Vsourz Digital
Contact Form 7 is probably the most popular contact form plugin for WordPress and this plugin extends it by saving all submitted messages so they can be reviewed on your site. Handy back up in case there’s any problem with email deliverability.

WooCommerce Product Attachment

https://wordpress.org/plugins/woo-product-attachment/
By multidots
You can add downloadable files to products for customers to access after purchase. Access can be set to vary depending on order status and given an expiry time.

Easy Digital Downloads – SMS Admin.

https://wordpress.org/plugins/edd-sms-admin/
By Stuart Wilson
If you have an Easy Digital Downloads store, you can use this plugin to receive sales reports by SMS. It requires an account with Twilio.

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.

Ian Pullen

Ian Pullen

Graphic designer, web developer and writer with experience working on projects for solo entrepreneurs and big businesses like The New York Times and Unilever. Lives in Spain with Kate and an eccentric number of dogs and cats.