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WooCommerce 2.5 means your shop loads faster!

If you have an online shop with us, then you’re already benefiting from the latest improvements to the e-commerce software we use, WooCommerce.

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WooCommerce 2.5 – named Dashing Dolphin

The turn of the year brought a lot of updates to the software our websites use, chiefly the latest version of WordPress, 4.4, (and two security updates!) and WooCommerce 2.5.

This latest version of WooCommerce (named Dashing Dolphin – no sniggering at the back, please) is all about making online shops run faster and more efficiently, handling more customers and sales.

The changes should make a marked improvement on larger shops, but everyone should notice a difference.

But generally, a faster website is better for everyone – here’s why.

There’s more information on the WooThemes blog.

Some facts about WooCommerce

  • WooCommerce launched in 2011 and now powers more online shops than any other software
  • We built our first WooCommerce online shop in 2012. And it’s still selling today!
  • The latest update concentrated on making WooCommerce run faster and more efficiently, learning the lessons of major online shops who have successfully scaled WooCommerce to run shops that can take $1 million per day and more.
  • Our SiteGround hosting package is specially set up to run WooCommerce websites and make sure they perform correctly. See Chris Lema: WooCommerce Hosting: What you need to understand