Weekly Roundup - 7 May 2017 - Shop Owner Academy
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Weekly Roundup – 7 May 2017

These are some of the new WordPress plugin releases that have caught my eye 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

WooCommerce Wholesale Pricing

https://wordpress.org/plugins/woo-wholesale-pricing/
By Allen Developers
Any businesses selling both B2C and B2B may appreciate this plugin. It adds a new wholesale customers to your site and allows you to set wholesale prices for all your products. Only registered wholesale customers will be able to see this pricing and the savings available.

WC Restrict Payment Methods

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wc-restrict-payment-methods/
By dimdavid
This allows you to limit the payment methods that you accept on a product by product basis.

Ni WooCommerce Admin Order Columns

https://wordpress.org/plugins/ni-woocommerce-admin-order-columns/
By anzia
Another simple and focused plugin here. This just adds a new column to the Orders of page of your WooCommerce admin screen that lists the products included in each order.

SpreadShop Plugin

https://wordpress.org/plugins/spreadshop/
By Robert Schulz
If you sell through a SpreadShirt shop, this new plugin makes it easy to embed your shop into your own WordPress website.

Contact Form in Product Tab WooCommerce by Themeqx.com

https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-from-product-tab-woocommerce/
By Themeqx
This plugin allows you to add a contact form to a new tab on all your product pages. Makes it super easy for users to ask questions about your products.

VideoEngage

https://wordpress.org/plugins/videoengage/
By Ralf Pareigis
Do you use marketing videos on your site? This video player may be worth a look then as it includes the option to overlay your videos with your own content including clickable calls to action.

Adtoniq

https://wordpress.org/plugins/adtoniq/
By David Levine for Adtoniq
Are adverts on your website an important source of revenue for you? This plugin can identify visitors using adblockers and allow you to block content to these users or display messages. It’s free for up to 100,000 views a month.

Product Limited Time Availability Date for WooCommerce

https://wordpress.org/plugins/woo-availability-date/
By Troplr
Scarcity can be a powerful driver of sales for all types of products. With this plugin, you can make your WooCommerce product listings only available for a specific period of time. Once the end date passes, they are set to draft status, so removing them from your shop.

Prevent Customers To Cancel WooCommerce Orders

https://wordpress.org/plugins/woo-prevent-cancel-order/
By Tyche Softwares
You can use this plugin to prevent your customers from canceling orders by hiding the cancel button from their account page. Bear in mind that you will still need to comply with the laws on cancellations depending on where you are selling to.

Woo Continue Shopping

https://wordpress.org/plugins/woo-continue-shopping/
By Triet Trinh
Sometimes plugins do very simple things. This one simply adds a continue shopping button to your WooCommerce shopping cart page.

LH WooCommerce Invoicing

https://wordpress.org/plugins/lh-woocommerce-invoicing/
By Peter Shaw
In some commercial sectors it’s common for payments to require an invoice to be sent to a company in order for the purchase to be completed. This WooCommerce plugin takes care of this for you.

RetargetIM – Automatic Personalized Notifications

https://wordpress.org/plugins/retargetim/
By Hadar Shpivak
Web notifications can be a great way to speak to your users and customers. This plugin is specifically designed to connect with your WooCommerce store and send specific and targeted marketing messages. You can have a 100 users for free to try this out.

Plugin Name: TextToMe

https://wordpress.org/plugins/texttome/
By Larry Judd Oliver – Tradesouthwest
If you use SMS phone messaging as part of your marketing or general business activities, this plugin is designed to allow you to send messages from your WordPress admin screens.

WooCommerce Product Slider / Carousel / Grid Showcase

https://wordpress.org/plugins/woocaselite/
By Pixiefy
This plugin adds new options for displaying products and product images within WooCommerce.

Automatic Hx Menu

https://wordpress.org/plugins/automatic-hx-menu/
By Julien Crego
Here’s an interesting plugin that could be handy for long form content or perhaps creating FAQ pages. This looks for heading tags in your post or page and creates a navigation menu at the top of the content.

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.