Automating welcome emails with MailChimp and eCommerce360

MailChimp is one of the premier email marketing platforms that offers unmatched control and flexibility, along with exceptionally robust automation and reporting toolsets.
The automation feature of MailChimp provides a simple, yet astronomically powerful system for sending welcome and follow up emails to customers after they complete a purchase on your website.

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Easy Digital Downloads & the PayPal SHA 256 Changes

A couple of days ago PayPal announced on it’s developer website, as well as via an email sent to all PayPal business customers who’ve used the PayPal IPN within the last year that it is moving to a new SSL certificate type for all of it’s API endpoints that use a bundled certificate . This email looks like this: […]

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Stripe and 2Checkout gateways updated

Two of our most widely used payment gateways, Stripe and 2Checkout, have received significant updates today that add new features to the plugins. Stripe Improvements First, Stripe recently announced full support for accepting payments through Alipay for all customers that process purchases through their Stripe Checkout feature. This is a big deal considering Alipay is the number one merchant processor in […]

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Sale notifications through Zapier

There are a lot of ways that store owners can receive notifications of new sales in Easy Digital Downloads, but none of them are as comprehensive, as flexible, or as powerful as Zapier. Through Zapier you can easily connect customer and order data from Easy Digital Downloads to more than 400 different web services, such as Slack, Twitter, MailChimp, Xero, SugarCRM, InfusionSoft, and so many more.

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Recommended Products 1.2.6 Released

In eCommerce, data rules everything. Being able to track how and where your sales are coming from should drive the decisions you make going forward. With that idea, we are happy to announce that the Recommended Products extension has been updated to support tracking sales made that were purchased via the recommendations supplied to visitors. […]

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Software Licensing 3.2.5 released with Lifetime License Support

A couple months ago we released a big update to the Software Licensing extension supporting many long awaited features, including Bundle renewal support. Well, the time is here again for another update that brings a frequently-requested feature, ‘Lifetime Licenses’ support. Today, with the release of version 3.2.5, you can now set a download or variable price ID […]

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A New Era for Official EDD Themes

Today we are thrilled to announce the launch of a brand new theme for Easy Digital Downloads. Vennd is a full-featured marketplace theme built by the same team that has brought you EDD.

But that’s not all. As of today, every one of the official themes for Easy Digital Downloads is now free. 100% free, including Vendd.

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Connect Easy Digital Downloads to Sendy

Sendy lets you send email newsletters 100x cheaper than many of the competing newsletter platforms available. It is a self-hosted email newsletter application that uses Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) to send reliable emails at a fraction of the cost you would pay elsewhere. Earlier this week, we launched an extension that lets you easily connect your Easy […]

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Changes to our support system

Here at Easy Digital Downloads, we have always strived to provide top-notch support for all our users. Over the last three years, our support system has been powered by a public forum that runs on bbPress, an excellent forums plugin for WordPress, and this has worked out very well for us. On June 3rd, 2015, we are making some changes to our system to help us provide you even better support.

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