Bookable Services and the Gutenberg Audit

For some time now, we’ve been developing ways to offer our personalized services and expertise as standardized bookable products through WooCommerce. Some in the industry call testing out your own stack “dogfooding” – but we prefer to say we practice what we preach! As WooExperts we wanted to see what we could do for our …

Read more

FacetWP and the WordPress 5.0 Update

Here at Silicon Dales we’re keeping a close eye on the big WordPress 5.0 update, otherwise known as “Gutenberg“. One of the popular WordPress plugins we love installing for clients is FacetWP, which creates rich search capabilities – including for WooCommerce. FacetWP have issued a note about potential issues with updating to WordPress 5.0 and …

Read more

WordPress 5.0 is Live!

A short post about the latest and greatest WordPress release, WordPress 5.0, which is now LIVE and available for download.

This release contains a brand new editor experience, known as Gutenberg, which is a major change.

As a consequence, we recommend to update first in a test or staging environment, and, as ever, you should backup your files and database before attempting your update.

Read more

WooCommerce Working Well With WordPress 5.0

As the alliterative title suggests, this is a very quick post to confirm that WordPress 5.0, which was released last night, works really nicely with WooCommerce. Go to WooCommerce 3.5.1 (at least) first You should be aware, though, that you need to run WooCommerce version of at least 3.5.1 before you update to WordPress 5.0. …

Read more