Announcing PrestaShop 1.7


PrestaShop has launched their v1.7 with updates throughout their system. From the back office navigation to themes and product pages, PrestaShop has made significant improvements that merchants and developers will be excited to try out.

PrestaShop currently powers more than 250,000 online stores worldwide. Their online software is built to help all aspects of running an e-commerce store. From creating your website, product pages, to managing shipping and improving conversions, PrestaShop enables merchants to develop and start promoting their online store quickly.  Continue reading

Upgrading to WooCommerce 2.6 “Zipping Zebra”

Get the new Simplify Commerce WooCommerce 2.6 plugin now. 

Exciting news for our WooCommerce merchants – WooCommerce just came out with their new version, 2.6 “Zipping Zebra”. The version includes many enhancements for store owners around shipping, API and other items.

One important update for businesses using Woo and Simplify Commerce together, is that they will need to install Simplify Commerce separately from the upgrade. Not upgrading the system and installing the plugin separately will cause issues for your website. You will not be able to accept any payments until you update your system with our separate plugin.

The system should prompt you to install the new version. Here are the steps you’ll need to take to update your plugin:

1. In your store, navigate to the “Plugins” section. On this page it should prompt you to install the new Simplify Commerce plugin.


2. After you click “Install” the plugin will begin downloading into your store.

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3. Once complete you should see the plugin listed in your store.


If you have issues installing the new plugin or are encountering an error, please contact our Simplify Commerce support team. Make sure to include your Merchant ID and a description of what you’re encountering.

Get the new Simplify Commerce WooCommerce 2.6 plugin now. 


6 Ways to get the most out of WooConf 2016

WooConfAre you like us and counting down the days till WooConf 2016 in Austin, TX? WooConf is one of our top conferences and this year, Simplify Commerce by MasterCard will be a black belt sponsor of the conference, which means we’re bringing some of our most talented engineers, highlighting some of favorite WooCommerce and Simplify businesses and showcases our latest product features.

One of the reasons we love attending and WooCommerce loves hosting WooConf, is because we get the opportunity to meet many of the businesses we support in person and finally put a face to the name.

“A lot of times we only get to interact with our customers through support tickets or when they send in a customer testimonial,” Rahul Deshpande, Vice President and Technology Lead for Simplify Commerce said. “WooConf is a great opportunity to connect with our customers and understand their daily experiences with Simplify Commerce.”

It’s also a great opportunity for face-to-face time.  Continue reading