We’re excited to announce we’ve released some major enhancements in our latest version of the Ultra Commerce for WordPress plugin and starter kit. We’re calling it version 1.1. Get the plugin and starter kit on Github.
We’ve been working with enterprise WordPress developers and agencies to create a solution that makes it easier to connect WordPress CMS with enterprise-level headless commerce. Ultra Commerce for WordPress gives developers the opportunity to connect two best-of-breed solutions and improve the speed, performance, and scalability of their storefronts. And combined, of course, with enterprise-level features and functionality.
Here’s what we’ve added to the Ultra Commerce for WordPress plugin and template starter kit:
Listing Page & Merchandising
We enhanced our product listing features to give merchandising and marketing teams the opportunity to manually assign products to blocks directly within WordPress. Assign products directly to blog posts, articles, or any content page or block.
There are now new shortcodes to allow your team to rapidly assign and deploy templates for new product listing pages built for brands, categories, and keyword search results.
Product Kits & Bundles
The most complicated product configuration and kits are available through a new product display template. Of course, with Ultra Commerce, there are no limits to the complexity of the bundle groups and kit setup options.
We’ve also made available a starter template for electronic gift card products that includes support for both dynamic and fixed gift card amounts and captures gift recipient properties.
My Account & Reordering
Several enhancements have been added to the “My Account” area of the site including a new order delivery display, tracking information, and “Recent Order” view. The highlight of updates is the new single click reordering giving users the ability to duplicate an order with one click and easily confirm the purchase. Or, reorder a single item with the same speed.
There have been a number of small performance fixes, styling changes, additional tweaks, and updates to the starter kit as well.
Thanks to all of our development partners who provided invaluable feedback as we’ve made these enhancements and updates.
What’s coming next?
We’re working on some exciting new improvements to the starter kit and plugin that will include enhanced integrations between the WordPress administration area and Ultra Commerce, as well as new subscription commerce capabilities.
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