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Release Notes


From time to time, Easy Digital Downloads and specific extension or theme updates will require that we disclose a bit more information about the nature of the update. The Release Notes posts are a great source of that information.

If you are a developer, you should also consider following our Development Blog where we post more detailed, in-depth notes about changes in the codebase across the ecosystem.

Faster, frictionless purchases with saved cards in Stripe payment gateway 2.6

One of the best things store owners can do to help improve their conversion rates is to make the checkout process as simple and smooth as possible. In today’s update of our Stripe payment gateway, we’re happy to introduce a new feature that can significantly reduce friction during checkout: saved cards. This allows returning customers to easily complete new purchases without requiring them to enter their credit card details again.

Sell All Access Memberships with EDD All Access

Have you ever wanted to sell memberships which provide access to all of your store’s products? If so, the All Access extension is the one you’ve been waiting for. All Access Pass memberships will give your customers access to download any products in your digital shop with a single purchase. With duration periods, download limits, the option to include all products or restrict-by-category, and powerful integrations, it’s an extremely useful extension which allows for entirely new business models and opportunities.

A better Commissions plugin

We’re thrilled to announce the release of a major new version of our Commissions plugin. This release includes new and improve interfaces, better compatibility with several other extensions, an improved developer API, and more!

Easy Digital Downloads 2.7 released

After more than three weeks of beta testing, we are thrilled to announce the release of version 2.7 of Easy Digital Downloads. This update includes a lot of significant improvements that bring better performance, improved interface designs, enhanced export options, numerous developer-focused enhancements, and more. We have been running 2.7 on our own sites for several weeks and now we are ready to release it to all of you.

A new and improved Software Licensing

Software Licensing is one of our essential extensions that truly sets Easy Digital Downloads apart. It is what makes it possible for so many great software products to be sold and managed by developers and product creators around the world. It is also one of our oldest extensions and was first released on September 12, 2012. Many parts of the plugin have begun to show their age. Today, however, we’re thrilled to announce the release of version 3.5 of Software Licensing, an update that makes dramatic improvements throughout the entire plugin.

iOS App 2.0 Released

Today we are super stoked to announce the complete overhaul of our iOS app. We’ve been working on it for nearly a year now and we are very excited to showcase the easiest way to see how your EDD store is doing on an iPhone or iPad. The app has been completely redesigned to make it easier to see store stats and view a variety of store metrics. We’ve made the app be compatible with our entire REST API (including Recurring Payments, Commissions and Reviews). EDD iOS bring full support for iOS 10 along with a Watch app. An Apple Watch app has been bundled with the main app so that you can see your store’s stats with a flick of the wrist!

An even better way to handle free downloads

Our Free Downloads extension just hit its second major milestone and, since it was first released, it has grown to become one of our most popular official extensions. In the last year and a half we have been working to bring you new features and more flexibility with the goal of making Free Downloads the perfect platform for managing free products through Easy Digital Downloads. With this latest release, we’ve pulled all the stops and brought you a completely reimagined download manager. Take a look and tell us what you think!

Introducing EDD Message

Communicating with customers and vendors just got a whole lot easier and more convenient. EDD Message is the latest extension for Easy Digital Downloads and it allows store owners to send messages from their dashboard, directly to individual customers and vendors as well as giving vendors the ability to message their own customers too. This will be super handy for stores selling any kind of custom service which requires a followup with the customer and delivery of additional information or even custom files.

Bookings update adds integration for Frontend Submissions

Our Bookings extension provides a complete booking system for Easy Digital Downloads that allows customers to schedule meetings, appointments, consultations and other calendar and time based events. Today we’re excited to announce an update to the Bookings extension that adds an integration with Frontend Submissions, our full-featured marketplace extension. This means that store owners can now operate multi-vendor marketplaces with bookings!

Introducing an even better Recurring Payments

Recurring Payments is one of our most widely used extensions, for good reasons, and has been the focus of a significant amount of our development time in the last 12 months. In February, 2016, we announced the first release of the new Recurring Payments plugin; today we’re excited to announce yet another release with another set of sweeping improvements.

Reviews 2.0 released

After over a year in development, we’re super stoked to announce the release of Reviews 2.0! This is a major release with a lot of improvements, so let’s take a quick look at what’s new. Reworked reviewing system In Reviews 1.x, we extended upon the WordPress commenting system and took over the comment form on Downloads. We’re now

Easy Digital Downloads 2.6 released

After more than six months in development, we are thrilled to announce that Easy Digital Downloads version 2.6 has been released! This is a major release that includes numerous significant improvements, which we would like to show you now.

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