WooCommerce EU VAT Compliance now updated to version 1.3.0

We have just released version 1.3 of our EU VAT compliance plugin for WooCommerce (for compliance with the new EU VAT law beginning Jan 1st 2015 for sellers of digital goods and services). This version adds advanced reporting capabilities to… READ MORE

WooCommerce Opening Hours 1.1.21 released

Version 1.1.21 of our popular “WooCommerce Opening Hours” plugin has been released. This release fixes a rare issue whereby the time-picker widget would display under other layers, for some themes. Existing customers can download the new update from their account… READ MORE

EU VAT law compliance for WooCommerce (WordPress plugin)

For online sellers of digital goods and services to the EU, 1st January 2015 will bring some big changes. Specifically, sellers will be obliged to charge VAT (IVA) at the rate of the country that the *buyer* is present in… READ MORE

WooCommerce Automatic Order Printing

If you’ve got a WooCommerce shop, then you might have sometimes thought it’d be useful if your shop automatically printed new orders. Or automatically printed packing slips, or delivery notes. If so, then you’re not the only one to think… READ MORE

New, faster database server

We are currently in the process of bringing a new database server online – with SSD-based (flash) storage (instead of a traditional hard drive); which should bring a significant speed boost. We’re used to hearing that our hosting is faster… READ MORE

PHP 5.4 now active

All websites from our main shared web hosting platform have now been switched from PHP 5.3 to PHP 5.4, as previously mentioned. PHP 5.3 (and 5.2) is still available if anyone has a particular need for it – just drop… READ MORE

SSL v3 disabled

Following the discovery of a vulnerability in the SSLv3 protocol by Google engineers, SSLv3 has been disabled on our servers. Thankfully, all modern browsers and operating systems are able to use SSLv3’s successors, TLS v1.0, v1.1, etc. How does this… READ MORE

Main shared webserver back online…

Yesterday was rather too eventful: an employee of the data centre whose racks our main UK shared server is housed in, whilst intending to format a server positioned in the rack next to our main server, identified the wrong server…. READ MORE

Hard disk replacement

UK shared hosting customers are going to be subject to some downtime for their websites and email at 9pm tonight (UK time). A fault has been detected on a hard disk, which will need to be physically replaced. Non-SSL websites… READ MORE

WooCommerce 2.2 compatibility

Just to briefly note that our popular “opening hours / delivery times” plugin has been tested with the newly-released WooCommerce 2.2, and is working with it.