WooCommerce International Shipping Upgrade

WooCommerce Update

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With at least 2,906,789 live WordPress websites using WooCommerce in 2018,  the official WordPress e-commerce plugin is steadily becoming the most popular option for entrepreneurs looking to set up an online store. And, with WooCommerce’s constant improvements, it is easy to see why business owners are choosing it over its competitors (Shopify, WIX and SquareSpace).

If you are a WooCommerce user, or if you are looking to become one, check out its’ latest upgrade below. It is a game changer for online stores shipping abroad.

WooCommerce Shipping Basics

WooCommerce latest upgrade is geared towards bettering international shipping with USPS. However, before this upgrade. Woocommerce already offered the following shipping options to its’ users:

Flat Rate Shipping: this is a free shipping method in WooCommerce that allows you to define a standard rate per item, per shipping class or even per order.

Free Shipping: Woocommerce knows what your clients want. This is why it includes free shipping as part of their core shipping options

Local Pickup: do your customers want to go get their products themselves? WooCommerce gives them that option as well!

WooCommerce Update for International Shipping

Now it is not only easy to ship to customers in the U.S, but abroad as well! WooCommerce has just released an update that enables to you to buy discounted postage rates and print labels right from your dashboard. Here’s are a couple of ways, it can save you time (and therefore, money!)

a. Print right at the office or at home

Save money on shipping and save time at the post office by printing your own labels from the WooCommerce dashboard.

b. Complete everything in the WooCommerce platform

There is no need to go to other websites anymore! You can save time by getting USPS labels with fewer clicks since WooCommerce Shipping is built right in to your WooCommerce dashboard.

Given WooCommerce’s past growth and current popularity, it is safe to predict it will continue to gain market in the world of online stores. So, make sure to check it out on the WordPress repository if you are considering having your own online store.


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